KEARNY – A motor vehicle stop on the New Jersey Turnpike last night led to the discovery of 50 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of $1.75 million, according to a State Police spokesman.
TRENTON – With no winner for weeks, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $201 million for tonight’s drawing.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued posters and flyers in Japanese and other Asian languages, with the important message “Before you Donate to Help Those Affected by the Disaster in Japan: Beware of Fraudulent Charities.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After collaborating to get legislation passed that requires disclosure of fire safety records for college student housing, U.S. Sen. Frank L. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) introduced a bill on Thursday that would provide colleges students with fire safety education and training.
Tricky Tray • March 18 at 6 p.m. – Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy, 170 Hussa St., Linden will host its 8th annual Tricky Tray. Tickets: $17 at the door. Must be 18+ to participate. Info: 1-908-486-2507
Poor Anonymous. The author has had to sit by lo these many centuries while the scribes of every era offered up their present-minded interpretation of his (or her) “Red Riding Hood.”
It is nothing short of astounding to me that information about anyone or anything is so instantly available at anytime to whoever wants it for whatever reason. Think about this and you begin to understand that even the most private person among us is subject to assorted levels of public scrutiny.
ELIZABETH – A city police officer has been charged with shaking down undocumented immigrants for money, saying he would not turn them into authorities in exchange for payment, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Thursday.
ELIZABETH – An East Orange man was convicted last week of eluding officers following a chase through the towns of Mountainside and Springfield, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced Thursday that he is co-sponsoring legislation to ban the production, sale and possession of MDPV and mephedrone, synthetic chemicals being marketed and sold as “bath salts,” but used as recreational drugs.