PRINCETON — The American Red Cross North Jersey Region is monitoring Hurricane Sandy as it heads north along Florida’s coastline and is working closely with government and other New Jersey partners on response plans should the storm have an impact on the state. While it is still too early to predict the precise track Sandy will take, forecasters say the storm may pose a threat to New Jersey early next week.
TRENTON – Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski announced subpoenas were delivered Thursday to four top Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials who failed to adequately respond to Assembly inquiries about the agency toll increases, Gov. Christie’s decision to cancel a Hudson River commuter rail tunnel project and potential patronage hiring from the governor’s office.
CRANFORD — The Cranford Emergency Management Council met this morning in preparation of the potential impact from Hurricane Sandy.
TRENTON –– The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control today announced a dozen charges against a “go-go bar,” Johnny A’s Players Club in South Hackensack, for a host of lewd acts and other administrative violations alleged to have been occurred in front of ABC detectives during an investigation of the establishment earlier this year.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Police departments, convenience stores and gas stations throughout the county will be participating in a three-day advertising campaign to promote the Middlesex County Crime Stoppers program, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, chairman and president of Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County announced.
Do you remember that time in the late 1960s when those two ladies who invited you and your best friend Bob to their cabin in the Catskills probably put something in the turtle soup they served, and afterwards you had strange dreams? Well, filmmaker Martin McDonagh’s black comedy, “Seven Psychopaths,” should remind you of those reveries.
STATE – Barnes & Noble has detected tampering with PIN pad devices used in 63 of its stores, including four in New Jersey, that puts shoppers’ credit and debit card information at risk, the retailer announced Wednesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Carteret man has been sentenced to serve 14 years in a New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting a child on various occasions, beginning when she was six years old, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday.
STATE — About three dozen New Jerseyans are posted online among a trove of previously secret Boy Scout files naming roughly 1,500 scoutmasters and volunteers who have been accused of child molestation.