WESTFIELD — The Choral Art Society of New Jersey, celebrating its 50th Season, will be performing Felix Mendelssohn’s Oratorio, Paulus (St. Paul), Op. 36, on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church in Westfield located at the corner of Mountain Avenue and East Broad Street.
NEWARK – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced additional dates to their upcoming I’m With You World Tour. The band will be at the Prudential Center on Friday, May 4. This concert in Newark marks the band’s only appearance in the New York/New Jersey area.
WOODBRIDGE – Investigators determined that yesterday’s fatal fire at a house in the Menlo Park Terrace section of Woodbridge was intentionally set by a township man who was killed in the blaze, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A North Brunswick man was charged today with fatally shooting a 21-year-old man on a New Brunswick city street last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced.
WEST TRENTON – State emergency management officials are monitoring a winter storm expected to impact the state Friday night into Saturday. Snow, sleet and freezing rain are anticipated statewide, with the most significant impacts in the north and northwest counties.
ELIZABETH – As a result of a new law recently passed in Trenton, the Elizabeth Board of Education moved to change the local school board election from April to November 2012. School officials said that the decision will eliminate the cost of elections held in April while at the same time helping to increase voter participation.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Foreclosure Task Force is reminding residents whose homes were undergoing a foreclosure process in 2009 and 2010 that they may be eligible for a free, comprehensive review of their case.
LINDEN — Mayor Richard Gerbounka won a long-awaited victory when Dan Roberts was appointed municipal court judge by the City Council.
Federal authorities are investigating possible fraud at General Electric Co.’s former subprime mortgage arm amid increased public pressure to hold Wall Street accountable for its role in the financial crisis.
When I was growing up, I don’t ever remember a time when I thought politics was interesting. Sure, there were interesting politicians who were known for things other than how they governed, like a golf game or a mistress.