ELIZABETH – Community Access Unlimited (CAU), on behalf of its members with disabilities who live throughout Union County, applauded the recent signing of Rosa’s Law by President Obama, officially eliminating the terms “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded” from federal education, health and labor laws.
TRENTON—Antoine Dobson, a Deputy U.S. Marshal from Irvington, was sentenced last week to 45 months in prison for giving his off-duty firearm to a friend who was a convicted felon and lying under oath, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
EDISON — The Wardlaw-Hartridge School’s Girls’ Varsity Soccer team showed its support for breast cancer awareness on Friday, October 8, by wearing pink t-shirts with their uniforms and playing with a soccer ball embellished with a pink ribbon during their game against Dunellen High School.
WOODBRIDGE – The Oct. 22-24 Woodbridge Ghost Walk will show a side not typically found in textbooks – the township’s rich history of ghosts, curious incidents and unexplained occurrences from Colonial days to the present.
ROSELAND– Everyone runs up a little credit card debt, right? That’s what many people tell themselves to justify carrying heavy loan amounts, but the fact is that undisciplined spending and poor credit management are serious problems that must be addressed.
TRENTON – State Sen. Paul Sarlo today called upon Cablevision and News Corp – owners of the WNYW, WWOR and WTXF television stations in the New York and Philadelphia markets – to submit to binding arbitration to resolve their escalating transmission contract dispute and ensure that viewers are not held hostage.
WOODBRIDGE – One lucky New Jersey Lottery player has won the Mega Millions second prize of $250,000 for the Tuesday, October 12 drawing.
SOUTH AMBOY — J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. has completed the construction of a new 35,000 square foot community center for the City of South Amboy.
SOUTH AMBOY — The long awaited approval for construction of the road that will allow commuters to access the soon to be constructed Ferry Terminal in South Amboy has been approved by the Federal Highway Administration.
CARTERET–Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Randy Krum have announced that the Carteret Fire Department “Career Division” and the F.M.B.A. Local # 67 has introduced “Operation Fire Safe,” a new community oriented program that will allow residents to improve the level of fire safety and prevention in their homes.