HILLSIDE — A Hillside business pleaded guilty yesterday to a theft charge after it overbilled Union County by nearly $60,000, said First Assistant Prosecutor Al Cernadas.
CARTERET — Tonight, Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Borough Council will award a total of $50,445 for capital improvements to local non-profit facilities. Presentations will be made at a council meeting beginning at 6 p.m.
HAMILTON — In their bi-annual survey of New Jersey motorists, the AAA Clubs of New Jersey found that New Jersey’s drivers recognize the dangers of distracted driving but have not yet changed their own driving habits.
LINDEN – The state Supreme Court upheld an arbitrator’s determination that a Linden High School custodian was improperly fired for cleaning a classroom while it was being used as a changing area during a dance recital.
OLD BRIDGE — Although New Jersey will soon enter the summer months, visitors to Raritan Bay Medical Center’s emergency departments in Old Bridge and Perth Amboy may feel a chill in the air as heart attack patients are cooled down as part of the medical center’s new patient care code – “code frost.”
TRENTON – New Jersey employment rose in May while the state’s unemployment rate edged lower to 9.7 percent, down by 0.1 percentage point from the April rate (9.8%) and equal to the national rate for May (9.7%).
TRENTON – Charges were announced today against a Kearny woman who allegedly orchestrated a scheme to steal millions of dollars by obtaining mortgage loans using false identities and counterfeit documents.
CLARK — 177 cancer survivors lead the way during the “Survivor Celebration Lap” at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Clark on Friday, June 11.
TRENTON – Leaders in the Democrat-controlled state Assembly announced that a vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of bills restoring the “millionaire’s tax” and using the revenue to restore property tax relief for seniors has been scheduled for Monday.
ELIZABETH – This morning, a Union County jury found Edariel “Riddicc” Melendez guilty on two counts of murder, aggravated assault and weapons offences for two separate 2007 homicides that occurred in Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.