WASHINGTON, D.C.–The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV) and the Peace Corps community, announced that the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service is Stuart Conway, an RPCV who served in Guatemala.
SPRINGFIELD – Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced that his office is assuming complete authority over the Springfield Police Department. The Springfield Township administration concurred with the prosecutor’s actions.
STATE – Temperatures are expected to remain in the low to mid-90s until a cold front moves through tomorrow night bringing the possibility of thunderstorms. It is important to keep cool and drink fluids to prevent heat-related illness.
CARTERET – A borough man was shot and killed outside his home last night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced today. A 17-year-old was also wounded outside the homicide victim’s home.
STATE—In their biennial survey of New Jersey motorists, the AAA Clubs of New Jersey found that New Jersey’s drivers believe that local roadway conditions are continuing to deteriorate.
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Metuchen native Marqus Blakely, the 2010 College Slam Dunk Champion, is part of the 2010 draft class of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters basketball team.
NEWARK — The New Jersey Performing Arts Center raises the curtain on an exciting, expanded 2010-11 season on Sept. 22, when classical piano superstar Lang Lang returns to NJPAC’s Prudential Hall stage.
If the economic mess was a disobedient child, at least one expert would recommend a spoonful of castor oil and a good old fashioned whack on the behind to set him straight.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively searching for a man who abducted a New Brunswick girl and sexually assaulted her in the city last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced today.
ELIZABETH — Last week, a Union County jury found a verified member of the Bloods street gang guilty of murder and related charges, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.