RAHWAY — In May, the Young Women’s Leadership Council at Rahway High School held a prom dress drive.
RAHWAY – Republican municipal chairman and mayoral candidate Patrick Cassio condemned a campaign flyer set out on behalf of regular political organization Democrat Rick Proctor last week.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac, along with senior class students from Colonia, Woodbridge, and John F. Kennedy High Schools, announced that the “Cast-a-Can When You Cast Your Vote” food drive is in place for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 8.
STATE – An email making the rounds that warns of the dangers of soda pop bottle bombs is not a hoax.
“What’s your credit score?” That might be the question. But the answer is another question: “What’s in your credit file?”
ELIZABETH — A licensed pharmacist pled guilty last week to second degree insurance fraud and has agreed to reimburse an insurance company more than $235,000, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – A housing advocate said that state Sen. Raymond Lesniak is trying to redirect $20 million from the state’s housing trust fund to aid a private developer renovating apartments down the street from the Democrat’s Elizabeth home.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs in May, according to Keith Hall, commissioner of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the majority of the job growth could be attributed to the hiring of temporary workers for the U.S. Census.
TRENTON – Three insurance brokers from Maryland and their two companies were indicted Thursday on charges that they conspired to steal $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, officials said.
CARTERET — The borough has received a coveted recovery zone designation from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and will utilize the United States Internal Revenue Service allocation of $11 million in bond tax credits, officials announced.