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Authorities in Union County are investigating a homicide involving a 25-year-old Maplewood man who was found dead outside a house in Union early Tuesday. According to the Union County Prosecutor's Office, police responded to the Salem Road home just before 5 a.m. Tuesday. Comment?
A bipartisan group of Assembly members want to expand New Jersey's pre-kindergarten program to more than 100 districts in the state. Assemblywoman Mila Jasey is a co-sponsor of the bill along with Assembly Speaker Vinnie Prieto and Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce . Comment?
Authorities Wednesday afternoon announced charges against 22 men they say were responsible for stealing at least 90 luxury cars valued at more than $4 million from northern New Jersey and New York. According to Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman, those 90 cars were recovered in a 16-month investigation involving several agencies - and the 22 people involved scouted out "golf courses, pricey restaurants, malls and suburban driveways" for cars to snatch and sell in West Africa for premium prices. Comment?
The majority of kids at Seth Boyden Elementary School in Maplewood celebrate Halloween, but the school is now catering towards the smaller group who don't. Political correctness shouldn't dictate our holiday fun, but it's quickly taking over how we conduct ourselves on even the average day. Comment?
Seth Boyden Elementary School in Maplewood is among New Jersey schools cutting back on their Halloween celebrations , or doing away with them altogether, for the sake of not offending anyone. According to VillageGreenNJ.com , a letter home by Principal Mark Quiles and two co-presidents of the PTA said that last year 120 students chose not to participate in the school's Halloween festivities, and others stayed home. Comment?
Because of concerns about diversity, the Seth Boyden Elementary School in Maplewood has decided to not hold any Halloween celebrations this year and other Garden State schools may be re-thinking their plans for Halloween. According to Frank Belluscio, the deputy executive director of the New Jersey School Boards Association, any decision about whether to observe Halloween, whether it's a parade or an in-school event, is at the discretion of the local school districts and local administrators take many factors into consideration. Comment?
Whole Foods Market of Millburn-Union made an about-face after its loss prevention staff's detention of a 70-year-old Maplewood woman kicked up a social media firestorm, with hundreds of people complaining and many saying they'd never return to the store again, according to reports. "This is an unfortunate incident and we have reached out to the shopper directly to make things right," the store posted on its Facebook page. Comment?
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