NEW BRUNSWICK — A former president of a labor union representing corrections officers pleaded guilty today to a charge of stealing $66,300 from union coffers, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure announced.
LINDEN—Responding to a rash of home invasion robberies and burglaries, city officials met with residents Monday and one councilman suggested that crime rates would be lower if more police lived in town.
NEWARK—Two programs are helping to lift the spirits of cancer patients while they undergo treatment or come to terms with cancer-related issues.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School’s 2010 Teacher of the Year is Edward Dailey.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – April Fool’s Day may be synonymous with pranks and practical jokes, but members of TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, know better than to be fooled when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle.
Easter Bunny Photos • April 3 –The Cranford Chamber of Commerce has arranged for the Easter Bunny to visit the Clock from 10 a.m. to noon and the Gazebo from 1-3 p.m. Get your child’s photo taken with the bunny for $3.
STATE – Environmentalists and a state politician have criticized President Barack Obama’s plan to open parts of the Atlantic Ocean to oil exploration. Though the area is not directly off the New Jersey coast, it could include points on the Virginia coast and near Cape May in the Delaware Bay.
STATE — Census Bureau Director Robert Groves noted today that some parts of New Jersey are lagging behind the rest of the country in mailing back their 2010 Census forms.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Twenty-one adults and a 15-year-old male have been arrested following a six-month investigation of heroin trafficking in Middlesex and Somerset counties, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Somerset County Prosecutor Wayne J. Forrest announced today.
TRENTON—Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer today reminded motorists that effective April 1, they must now stop – and remain stopped—for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Prior to this legislative change, motorists were required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.