TRENTON – State Sen. Barbara Buono announced legislation today that would provide harsher penalties for looters during a state of emergency.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — All waterfront and beach areas are closed until further notice, Middlesex County officials announced today. Signs have been posted at all beach and waterfront areas informing the public to stay off the beaches and out of the water.
CRANFORD — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Assemblyman Jon Bramnick will host a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Information Session for the public on tonight, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Roy Smith Theater on the Cranford campus of Union County College. The college is located at 1033 Springfield Avenue.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey women admitted Tuesday that they defrauded a charity program out of more than $7 million in donated HIV and cancer medication using their access to a company hired to administer the program, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
ELIZABETH – The New Jersey Department of Education has found evidence of “test security breaches” at John Marshall School No. 20, according to a security review report sent to the school board last week.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Repairs to a key Amtrak-owned electrical substation in Kearny are expected to be complete Friday, Nov.16, Amtrak and NJ Transit announced Tuesday. This will enable both transit companies to increase rail service into New York City.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A 24-year-old man was killed on a city street, the apparent victim of multiple gunshot wounds, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick police director Anthony A. Caputo announced Tuesday.
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating two separate homicides that took place in the city of Plainfield on Sunday, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced today.