STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 7.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.73 per gallon yesterday.
No doubt many wannabe first-time homebuyers have been sitting on the sidelines of the volatile housing market, unsure when or how to enter the game. If that describes you, you’re probably fortunate to have missed out on the housing bubble and lax lending standards of a few years ago, when millions of people took out mortgages they couldn’t afford – or understand.
OLD BRIDGE — The captain of the Laurence Harbor First Aid Squad surrendered to police today on charges of improperly touching himself in front of a teenage girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced.
CARTERET — A Carteret man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in a New Jersey state prison for strangling his live-in companion in their home last year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE – Officials are stepping up efforts to battle the spread of West Nile Virus as the illness claimed the life of an elderly Burlington County man this week, New Jersey’s first WNV death of 2012. There have been 14 other confirmed cases of WNV in New Jersey residents.