STATE – According to a newly-released report by the New Jersey State Police, gangs are present in 45 percent of New Jersey’s municipalities. Nearly all of the state’s 566 municipalities responded to the survey, with only Elizabeth declining.
ELIZABETH – A reputed organized crime associate made political campaign contributions to Assemblyman Joe Cryan, whose legislative partner, state Sen. Ray Lesniak, wants to disband the commission created to drive the mob out of the waterfront in the Port of New York-New Jersey.
In that old sitcom, The Honeymooners, whenever Ralph Kramden was outsmarted by his wife, he would make a fist and yell out to her in utter frustration, “One of these days, Alice, pow! Right in the kisser!”
Singles • Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold a singles dance at the Crowne Plaza Clark, 36 Valley Rd. Ages 40+ No jeans/sneakers/t-shirts Admission: $17 Info:1-732-656-1801
Ivan Reitman’s “No Strings Attached” is a perfect example of that imperfect film for which I guiltily trot out my fainthearted apologia: “You can enjoy a movie while still fully aware that it isn’t very good cinema.”
PLAINFIELD — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a father and son in connection with the Jan. 17 stabbing death of a Plainfield man, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH — A Middlesex County man was convicted yesterday of sexual assault against a minor, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH — The United States Marshals Service arrested an Elizabeth man in Houston, Texas on Wednesday afternoon who is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – State Sen. Robert Singer (R-Ocean) introduced legislation this week that would reinstate the death penalty for those who murder a child, kill a police officer in the line of duty or commit a terrorist attack that results in fatalities.
STATE — Friday, Feb. 4, marks the eighth annual National Wear Red Day for Women, a public awareness day urging women (and men), businesses, towns, schools, buildings and landmarks to make it their mission to beat heart disease and stroke in women by “going red” or “glowing red.”