TRENTON – The Assembly Thursday passed bipartisan legislation to crackdown on anyone who kills or injures another person while driving and illegally using a cell phone.
UNION COUNTY – As the summer boating season gets under way, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has joined with the U.S. Coast Guard to remind residents of the increased risk of fatal accidents from alcohol and substance abuse.
Director Sean Anders’s “That’s My Boy” has sent me into hiding, peering from the widow’s walk where, family apocrypha has it, Great Aunt Martha yelled “drat!” when she sighted Great Uncle Melville returning from sea. You see, I was observed to laugh near convulsively at Adam Sandler’s latest foray into bad taste, and I fear reprisal.
UNION COUNTY – The Walter E. Ulrich Pool, located in Rahway River Park off St. Georges Avenue in Rahway, will be opening early this year in response to the excessive heat, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced.
JERSEY CITY — The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) conducted a surprise safety inspection today of charter buses traveling in the area of Liberty State Park as part of its partnership with the federal government to try to reduce the number of crashes and fatalities on the Garden State’s busy highways.
PLAINFIELD – Plainfield Fire Chief Frank R. Tidwell was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge earlier this week, city officials said.
HAMILTON – The first day of summer brings extreme heat to the region with high temperatures taking their toll on people, animals and even cars. Extreme heat can push a vehicle past its limits, and once again this year some drivers will find themselves stranded at the roadside because of it.
WESTFIELD — Two motorists who were involved in a fatal accident in late January were served with additional charges earlier today, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.