TRENTON – A senior engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) and an alleged accomplice were arrested on charges that they solicited a railroad company to fraudulently inflate the cost of a state-funded railroad repair project by approximately $700,000 and pay them $325,000 in bribes, state officials announced today.
EDISON — Investigators have recovered a pair of designer pants and belt that may help identify human remains that were found in a wooded area of Edison, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced today.
TRENTON – With the Delaware River Basin Commission’s decision today to issue a drought warning for much of the Delaware River basin, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin again asked residents statewide to voluntarily reduce water use.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation will begin a maintenance resurfacing and roadway repair project on Route 28 in Westfield Township, Garwood Borough and Cranford Township in Union County.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas P. Scutari urged residents to participate in Saturday’s Operation Take Back New Jersey, a one-day program allowing residents to turn over unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs to local drop-off sites for proper disposal.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty in Superior Court yesterday for his role in the December 2007 death of a neighbor, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — The pastor of a Newark church pleaded guilty yesterday in Superior Court in connection with a case that involved an affair with a congregant where the pair allegedly forced two teenage girls to videotape the trysts at a Linden motel.
EDISON — Police are working to identify human remains that were found yesterday in a wooded area of Edison, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced last night.
WOODBRIDGE — Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge “Green Team” invite you to join them in a township-wide “environmental clean-up” as part of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 25.
RAHWAY — The Annual Lehrer-Gibilisco Benefit Softball Tournament hits its 15th year home run for the Children’s Specialized Hospital “Lightning Wheels’ Athletic Team. The tournament was held at Rahway River Park, Rahway.