CARTERET — Mayor Daniel Reiman was joined by Carteret Board of Education President Dennis Cherepski, High School Principal Lamont Repollet, Alexandra Cross, CEO of the Jewish Renaissance Foundation and Tashilee Vasquez of the Boys and Girls Club of Perth Amboy this week to announce that Carteret has been awarded a $2.67 million pass through grant established by the U.S. Department of Education.
EDISON – New Census data released this week show an “alarming” increase in New Jersey’s poverty rate between 2007 and 2009, from 8.6% to 9.4%, according to Anjali Srivastava, co-director for Legal Services of New Jersey’s Poverty Research Institute (LSNJ’s PRI).
NEW BRUNSWICK — Two Rutgers University students have been charged with invasion of privacy for secretly placing a camera in another student’s dormitory room and transmitting a sexual encounter on the internet, authorities announced today.
TRENTON – A Dunellen, man was sentenced today to 80 months in prison for possession of child pornography, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – Former state Senator Wayne Bryant and attorney Eric D. Wisler, a former partner in the politically-connected law firm DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, were indicted Monday on multiple counts of fraud and bribery.
CARTERET — On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman joined Robert Koch Jr., chairman of Skanska Koch, at a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open a 426 kilowatt solar panel array on the roof of their 15-acre Carteret facility.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — A new Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions survey of admissions officers at 387 of the nation’s top colleges and universities reveals that the phenomenon of the helicopter parent – a term given to parents who “hover” over their children – may be more prevalent than ever, but that schools are divided on how to address it.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively investigating the stabbing of two teenagers, one of whom died Saturday, apparently as a result of his injuries, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced.
HAMILTON — Fifty-two percent of drivers said they feel less safe on the roads now than they did five years ago, according to the third-annual 2010 Traffic Safety Culture Index just released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County’s annual auction of cars, heavy equipment, jewelry and office and computer supplies will start at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27. Auctioning begins at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3.