Legal bills mounting as Cranford endures Birchwood saga

By Cheryl Hehl, Staff Writer  CRANFORD — Although the township has been fighting the Birchwood Development for years, in the end taxpayers end up footing the legal bill that grows day by day. However, the township stands strongly behind this effort and does not intend to back down. Regardless of the cost. According to legal bills […]

Father stands guard over son, Rahway cop in coma

By Shira Kipnees, Correspondent RAHWAY — Sometimes in life, even the greatest of heroes can become the victims. John Donofrio Jr. is a man who did his best to protect all those in-need. However, this local hero, a police officer in Rahway, became a victim on June 28 after a serious motorcycle accident left him […]

Mayor invited to breakfast with the Governor

By Cheryl Hehl, Staff Writer LINDEN — Mayor Rich Gerbounka received a very special invitation last month for himself and 40 other movers and shakers in the community. But while this busy mayor gets invitations of all kinds, receiving one from the governor was indeed special and it came with a bonus that was not expected. […]

Obituaries August 16th

AFFLECK — Edwin B., of Clark; July 29. BENDER — Norma, of Rahway; July 29. BISCIOTTI — Louis Jr., formerly of Kenilworth; July 13. CAGGIANO — Josephine M., of Rahway; Aug. 2. COSTA — Frank “Ciccio,” of Kenilworth; Aug. 3. CRISAFULLI — Jean S., formerly of Clark; Aug. 5. CRISAFULLI — Philip, formerly of Clark; […]

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