ELIZABETH — A 24-year-old Marine from Elizabeth serving in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom was killed this week, the Department of Defense announced yesterday.
ELIZABETH — A public school teacher who was elected to the Union County Democratic Committee is making an independent bid against Fifth Ward Councilman Bill Gallman.
WALL TOWNSHIP –Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez today joined NASCAR driver Ryan Truex, the Truex family and others in the racing community at Wall Stadium to unveil the state’s new line of NASCAR-themed license plates.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The IRS is warning taxpayers about a new phishing scam. Phishing, a word play on “fishing” for information, is a scam in which Internet fraudsters send seemingly legitimate e-mail messages to trick unsuspecting victims into revealing personal and financial information.
ELIZABETH – The City Council is scheduled to vote on a $209 million budget proposal on Nov. 9 — nearly four months after the fiscal year began and a week after Election Day.
TRENTON – New Jersey officials are warning residents to be wary of telephone scam artists claiming to represent the Lottery.
FLORHAM PARK–The AAA Clubs of New Jersey joined Assemblyman John Wisniewski and other teen driver advocates Tuesday to support increasing teen driver education requirements.
BAGHDAD, Iraq – A four-day-long soldier and non-commissioned officer of the year competition tested the minds and mettle of Soldiers with Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Division, United States Division – Center, Oct. 5-8 at Camp Liberty, Iraq.
EDISON — “Nosferatu: The Vampyre,” an original play adapted from the classic film of the 1920s, makes its debut at Middlesex County College.
UNION COUNTY — Authorities arrested 10 people, many of them gang members, yesterday and charged them with being part of a sophisticated criminal network that stole high-end vehicles.