LINDEN—In the early hours of Sept. 11, 2001, students and teachers across the United States had just settled into a new school year, when the day’s tragic events began to unfold.
TRENTON–The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the upcoming start of a bridge deck replacement project on Amboy Avenue over Route 440 in Perth Amboy.
RAHWAY—The Second Annual New Jersey Oral Cancer Walkathon will be hosted by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway. It will be held at Rahway Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 16.
RAHWAY—Madison Elementary School in Rahway recently held a Winter Blanket Drive. Madison’s goal was to collect 50 blankets in two weeks. The blankets were donated to the Coalition for the Homeless in Elizabeth.
CARTERET-Here are more memories of the City Line Bar and Grill, which used to be on Roosevelt Ave. I had shared memories of this bar before, in my Oct. 2, 2009 column. They are from the grandson of the owners, Bill Donovan.
PERTH AMBOY—A Perth Amboy man was sentenced today to serve 22 years in prison for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl on a number of occasions between September 2007, and January 2008, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
STATE – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg has been diagnosed with cancer in the stomach and will begin receiving chemotherapy treatment.
TRENTON – A bipartisan package of legislation to reform the state’s public employee pension and benefits system was unanimously released by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee on Thursday.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A former New Brunswick elementary school security guard has pleaded guilty to a charge of kissing and fondling a 13-year-old female student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission announced a new crackdown on con artists who are preying on unemployed Americans with job-placement and work-at-home scams, promoting empty promises that they can help people get jobs in the federal government, as movie extras, or as mystery shoppers; or make money working from their homes stuffing envelopes or assembling ornaments.