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  • Ashante Barnes Connor of Berkeley College Named Co-Chair of Title Ix in New Jersey

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    September 22

    Ashante Barnes Connor, Chief Administrative Officer, Berkeley College Student Development and Campus Life, has been appointed co-chair of the New Jersey Title IX Administrators Working Group. Title IX is the only federal grant program dedicated solely to providing people with comprehensive family planning and related preventive health services.

    Police ID man killed crossing Route 18 in New Brunswick

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    September 19

    Christoph Freese, 45, of New Brunswick was struck and killed early Tuesday as he attempted to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue, police said. ( Christoph Freese was attempting to cross the highway near Commercial Avenue about 5 a.m. when he was struck and by a car driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, police said.

  • Zippo Acquires Ronson

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    September 14

    Zippo Manufacturing Co., Bradford, Pa., has announced that the company has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Ronson Consumer Products Corp., Woodbridge, N.J., and Ronson Corp. of Canada Ltd.; and certain related assets of Ronson Corp. Zippo is a major manufacturer of refillable windproof lighters. The Zippo product line also includes lighter accessories, butane candle lighters, lifestyle products for men and an outdoor line of products and accessories introduced earlier this year.

    Victim lobbying for bills to help abused children For a long time,...

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    September 08

    For a long time, Mark Crawford was afraid to tell anyone that he was sexually abused and beaten by his family's priest when he was a child. Mark Crawford wants no statute in limitations for victims of child sexual abuse For a long time, Mark Crawford was afraid to tell anyone that he was sexually abused and beaten by his family's priest when he was a child.

  • Woodbridge unveils renovated Oak Tree Road School

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    September 08

    After spending $8 million on renovating Oak Tree Road Elementary School No. 29, Woodbridge dignitaries celebrated on Sept.

    Hudson County to end detention contract with ICE

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    September 06

    The county's move to end its contract to detain immigrants at its jail in Kearny follows months of protests. Hudson County to end contract with ICE to house immigration detainees by 2020 The county's move to end its contract to detain immigrants at its jail in Kearny follows months of protests.