CARTERET – Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council will officially unveil the completed RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 11 a.m.
LINDEN – A state committee that oversees judicial conduct filed a formal complaint against a Linden municipal judge court on Monday as a result of his actions during a 2010 trial of two men charged with theft for allegedly trying to remove the wheel from a car.
SPRINGFIELD – Elementary school children will be able to wear costumes to class on Monday after all. In a decision that received widespread media attention, Superintendent of School Michael Daviano issued a directive banning Halloween costumes in the classrooms earlier this month. The decision was made “to minimize the interruption of instruction.”
NEPTUNE-Less than two months into the New Jersey hurricane recovery efforts more than $200 million in assistance has been approved, announced state and federal officials.
TRENTON – With no jackpot winners in weeks, the Powerball top prize will roll to $203 million for the Saturday, Oct. 29, drawing.
Blood Drive • Oct. 28 from 1 – 7 p.m. – Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall, 651 Kapkowski Rd., Elizabeth, will host a blood drive. Info: 1-800-933-2566.
When did it all get so crazy? I’m talking about people who have to post updates on social networks about the daily ‘events’ of their lives. Now, I don’t mean something like “Good news! Mom’s surgery went well!” I’m talking more like “Out shopping and SNAP! Couldn’t find the shoes I was looking for.
TRENTON – The Joint Budget Oversight Committee today approved a request to issue $1.3 billion in bonds to fund transportation projects across the state as part of Gov. Chris Christie’s 5-year transportation capital plan.
CLARK – You may have noticed “Stop Clark Overdevelopment” signs popping up on lawns in the township recently. They’re the work of a group of Clark residents who are opposed to a proposal to build a 39-unit condominium project on the site of Miele’s Greenhouse on Lake Avenue.
TRENTON – An Israeli citizen living in Brooklyn, N.Y., admitted today to brokering three illegal kidney transplants for payments of $120,000 or more before he was caught conspiring to organize another black market sale, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.