CARTERET — A Carteret man was arrested Friday afternoon on charges of strangling an Avenel woman, robbing her and setting her home on fire, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced.
SOUTH AMBOY — Francis “Butch” Mulvey strolled the streets of South Amboy as the Grand Marshal of the South Amboy St. Patrick’s Day Parade held on Saturday, March 12.
NEWARK—According to a new study in the March issue of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) journal Pediatrics, energy drinks may pose a risk for serious adverse health effects in some children, especially those with diabetes, seizures, cardiac abnormalities or mood and behavior disorders.
ELIZABETH – This spring, the Union County College Retails Skills Center is offering free job training classes for Elizabeth residents interested in the hospitality industry, customer service and sales, and visual merchandising.
Dear EarthTalk: Vice-President Joe Biden announced a commitment by the Obama administration of $53 billion to high speed rail. Isn’t it about time?
LIVINGSTON – When setting clocks ahead an hour on Sunday, March 13, to mark the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center urges homeowners to take a few extra minutes to change the batteries in household smoke detectors.
HIGHLAND PARK — That the owner of a Highland Park karate school has been arrested and charged with improperly touching a 16-year-old girl at the school, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure and Highland Park Police Chief Stephen J. Rizco announced today.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A majority of New Jersey voters say that they prefer to keep Democrats in control of the state Legislature, but only 30 percent say they would vote for their current legislators according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton poll.
An 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan shortly before 1 a.m. today. You can make a donation to the American Red Cross International Disaster Relief Fund at http://american.redcross.org.
SOUTH AMBOY – After a major storm forced the cancellation of last year’s event, South Amboy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade is set to return this year on Saturday, March 12.