MIDDLETOWN- Assemblyman Joseph Azzolina, a USN retired captain who served in the state Senate and General Assembly representing New Jersey’s 13th district passed away yesterday evening at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in New York with his sons Joseph, John and Gregg at his bedside. He was 84.
ELIZABETH — Authorities have identified three suspects in the homicide of an Elizabeth man last October, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
STATE – The Powerball lottery jackpot is $212 million for Saturday night’s drawing, and the Mega Millions prize has reached $122 million for tonight’s drawing.
Shawn Levy’s “Date Night” reminds that there is a little good in every movie, just as there is in every person. Well, except for “Message in a Bottle” (1999) and Adolf Hitler, that is. Light and convivial, this is the type of film you see when you don’t know what to see. No need to give it your full attention. It’s not like you haven’t seen it all before.
STATE—In recognition of April 16 as National Healthcare Decisions Day, the Department of Health and Senior Services encourages New Jersey residents to discuss their healthcare preferences and plan ahead for end-of-life care decisions with their physicians and family. National Healthcare Decisions Day highlights the importance of having an advance directive, which is a document that states your health care preferences.
LINDEN –Lindsay Chaillet of Linden has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department, in partnership with the Lafayette Masonic Lodge #27 of the Free and Accepted Masons, have reestablished the Rahway Business Watch Program.
NEWARK—The Friends of the Newark Public Library will kick off its annual book sale on Saturday, April 17 in Centennial Hall of the Main Library, 5 Washington Street.
WOODBRIDGE—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will sponsor a free Health Expo from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at Woodbridge Center Mall. Information and activities will be available for the whole family to enjoy.
STATE – New Jersey saw initial unemployment claims increase by 3,582 for the week ending April 3, according to data released today by the federal Department of Labor.