SOUTH PLAINFIELD– A motorist was arrested Thursday and charged with drunk-driving and causing injuries to his passenger, who was thrown from his car when it was struck by a freight train.
CARTERET — The borough has begun the bidding process for the construction of an extension to the pier at Waterfront Park, according to Mayor Dan Reiman.
LINDEN – Seven of 11 members of Linden’s City Council voted against the municipal budget this week. The $48.6 million spending plan called for a $344 tax increase for the average city homeowner, a 14 percent hike in the municipal property tax.
One sure sign that we are in the waning days of summer is the new crop of TV commercials that are now beginning to air. They try to get us into the fall spirit by enticing us to buy back to school supplies, new cars, spiffy clothes, computers, and even more back to school supplies.
As inevitable as the rock opera was in the late 1960s, director Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” creatively combines the audio-visual tools of a new generation in a kaleidoscopic mélange of mediums.
BOWLING GREEN, Va. — At 6:30 a.m. on July 25, 200 Scouts and Leaders of Patriots’ Path Council started arriving at the Morristown Armory to join with 45,000 other Scouts and Leaders for the Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree and to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of BSA.
German Biergarten • Aug. 20 from 5:30-11 p.m. – The Deutscher Club of Clark, 787 Featherbed Lane, will host an authentic German biergarten. There will music by Richard Jordan, and 35 German theme cars will be on display. German & American food available to purchase. For info, call 1-732-574-8600.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The rain held off, as did the rally from Team 101.5 FM, and Team Vitale claimed victory in the Aug. 12 summer classic.
LAKEWOOD – Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard will rehab with the BlueClaws on Friday at FirstEnergy Park and the team will retire his #29 in a pre-game ceremony presented by Smart Carpet and Flooring.
STATE — New Jersey cheated investors who bought more than $26 billion worth of municipal bonds between August 2001 and April 2007, according to the first federal securities fraud complaint ever filed against a state government.