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Let's Build Schools Worthy of Our Democracy

John Thompson | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
John Thompson

I have long been perplexed by the dilemma that test-driven "reform" created. Teachers cannot remain silent as our integrity is assailed and as corporate "reformers" follow their marketing plan and launch one outrageous attack on public schools after another.

Amir Khan's Spring Flings

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports
Shirin Sadeghi

It takes an extraordinary character to achieve what Amir "King" Khan has: an Olympic boxing champion at 17, a 4-time world boxing champion now -- at 26 -- and the most famous Muslim boxer since Muhammad Ali himself.

David Lohr

Special Care For Burned Horse

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

Northstar, the 6-year-old quarter horse who was doused with a flammable substance and set ablaze last month, is receiving specialized care at The Ohio...

David Lohr

GRAPHIC PHOTOS: Horse Doused With Flammable Liquid, Struggles To Survive

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.29.2012 | Crime

UNION CITY, Pa. -- A horse was struggling to survive Tuesday after being doused with a flammable substance and set ablaze over the weekend. "I don'...

Friend Of Victim Arrested In Murder of California Nursing Student

San Mateo, CA Patch | Zoneil Maharaj Email the Author | Posted 11.07.2011 | Crime

Giselle Esteban, a former friend of missing California nursing student Michelle Le, has been arrested and charged with her murder. Esteban, 27, is a f...

Recession-Hit NJ Cities May Face Credit Downgrade

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Edith Honan) - Six struggling New Jersey cities were warned on Tuesday their credit ratings might be downgraded by Moody's Investors Ser...

Central Park tree tragedy rallies Union City around family of dead baby

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Via FacebookKarla DelGallo with her 6-month-old daughter Gianna. The baby died yesterday after a tree branch fell on her and her mom at Central Pa...

Union City woman pleads guilty to perjury after making up gang rape story

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A Union City woman whose false story about a gang rape sent an innocent man to prison has pleaded guilty to perjury.Biurny Peguero Gonzaliez told ...

Union City pedophile Wayne Corliss to be sentenced

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Reena Rose Sibyan/The Jersey JournalThe apartment of pedophile Wayne Nelson Corliss at The Hamilton apartment building at 218 New York Ave. in Uni...

Fake "MTV Talent Scout" Charged with Raping Girl

NBC NewYork | NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A New Jersey man has admitted raping a 12-year-old girl after luring her to a North Bergen motel by posing as an MTV talent scout. Forty-three-year-ol...

SHOCK: Actor Known For Playing Santa Claus Gets Prison For Role In Global Sex Tourism Ring

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. — A small-time actor and former children's entertainer who was known for playing Santa Claus was sentenced Monday to nearly 20 year...

Union City, federal authorities seize $80,000 worth of marijuana on a bus from Florida

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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An estimated $80,000 worth of marijuana was confiscated in Union City today. Union City cops and federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent...

Union City couple bound and gagged in home invasion

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Police seek the public's help in catching three men who used duct tape to bind and gag an 81-year-old man and his 77-year-old wife while robbing t...

Union City native, co-creator of Woodsy Owl, dies in L.A., reports says

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Harold Bell, co-creator of Woodsy Owl, who taught generations of Americans to "Give a hoot, don't pollute,"  died at his Los Angeles home on...

Union City man who traveled to Thailand for underage sex to be sentenced

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Wayne Nelson Corliss, an actor, played Santa Claus at children's birthday parties and fairs ...

Union City mom becomes overwhelmed as she is charged with her baby's father's murder

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Amanda Mele, 21, of Union City, appeared in court yesterday via video link from the county jail, charged with murdering Jorge Ramon, 21, according...

Union City man convicted of bribing official

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WEST NEW YORK -- A New Jersey man who paid a municipal official $5,000 to get approval for an illegal apartment in a building he owned has been co...