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.
RAHWAY – Rahway High School held a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2012 on Tuesday evening, June 19, at Veteran’s Field. Nicholas Heim and Ciarra Zatorski shared the honor of being the class valedictorian, and Emily Tavarez was the class salutatorian.
TRENTON – State Sen. Michael Doherty said that although a decision to temporarily suspend the issuance of tickets at 63 of 85 red light cameras in New Jersey is a good start, a permanent ban on all cameras is still needed.
STATE – With temperatures expected to reach dangerous levels this week, the pet owners will need to watch out to make sure their cats and dogs don’t become overheated.
TRENTON — The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) today filed an administrative action seeking recoveries from a Camden shoe store that allegedly misclassified hundreds of name-brand basketball sneakers as orthopedic footwear in order to collect reimbursements from Medicaid.
EDISON – Due to the extreme temperatures expected today and tomorrow, state officials have issued an excessive heat warning through Friday, June 22.
WOODBRIDGE – Township officials have issues a “Heat Alert” advisory for the next two days – Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21 – as temperatures are expected to climb to near 100 degrees, with extremely high humidity in the Woodbridge Township area.
The Natural Resources Defense Council condemned eight coal-burning utility companies Tuesday for flouting the Clean Air Act and spending millions to lobby against pollution controls.
PERTH AMBOY— The Office of Emergency Management has designated public cooling centers in three Perth Amboy facilities due to predicted high temperatures, effective until Friday, June 22.