ELIZABETH — Democratic city council candidate Lester Dominguez is calling for tougher gun laws to prevent illegal handguns and other weapons from making their way onto city streets.
EDISON — Fifth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have been communicating over the past few months through postcards and e-mail with students around the world.
ELIZABETH — A 22-year veteran of the Plainfield Police Department was convicted on a single count of 2nd Degree Insurance Fraud yesterday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
MIDDLSEX COUNTY – Perth Amboy will have three new City Council members. Voters elected board of education president Ken Gonzalez, former volunteer fire chief William Petrick and former school board member Joel Pabon from a field of eight in yesterday’s non-partisan municipal elections.
PLAINSBORO — A Boy Scout troop administrator and retired Edison school teacher has been arrested on charges of viewing and possessing child pornography, authorities said yesterday.
STATE — The Powerball jackpot continues to grow, reaching an estimated $97 million because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing.
CRANFORD – Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state of New Jersey Office of Emergency Management announced that the Disaster Recovery Center at Cranford Borough Hall will end operations today at 6 p.m.
NEWARK—Have you recently received a large number of strange and unexplained calls on your mobile or landline telephones?
RAHWAY–When the parishes of St. Mary and St. Mark officially merge on July 1, the Catholic community in Rahway will abound in joy and celebration. What many individuals sensed was inevitable will finally come to pass this summer after many years of sometimes acrimonious meetings between members of these two much-loved churches.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) has proposed legislation designed to institute efficiencies in the unemployment insurance (UI) system that would benefit laid-off workers and employers alike, while protecting those in dire financial circumstances from certain abuses that have recently come to light.