NEW BRUNSWICK—A former attorney has been placed on probation for five years for stealing $12,500 from an Edison law firm where he had worked as an associate, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
Pro Wrestling • April 16 at 7:45 p.m. – Holy Family Parish, Pershing Ave., Carteret, will sponsor a pro wrestling night. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for children and seniors. For info, call Debbie at 732-541-5736 or Joe at 732-888-1704.
SOMERSET—Mold can create serious health problems for residents following the severe storms and flooding in March, warn state and Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) officials overseeing the New Jersey recovery effort.
NEWARK— The NJ Transit Board of Directors today approved a plan to raise fares by up to 25 percent to help close the agency’s looming $300 million budget gap.
TRENTON – One lucky New Jersey Lottery player has won the Mega Millions second prize of $250,000 for the Tuesday, April 13 drawing.
TRENTON – New Jersey’s employment fell in March, with the largest losses occurring in the public sector. The state’s March unemployment rate fell by 0.1 percentage point to 9.8 percent and remained above the national rate of 9.7 percent.
EDISON—Mayor Antonia Ricigliano’s “B-Free Initiative” kick’s off this month in an effort to promote Hepatitis B testing and vaccination among Edison residents.
STATE – After listening to public input at a series of hearings last month, New Jersey Transit is considering an increase of just ten percent on certain bus and light rail fares, instead of the 25 percent hike in had originally proposed.
CRANFORD—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center today at Cranford Borough Hall, 8 Springfield Avenue, to assist individuals, households and businesses affected by the storms and flooding of mid-March.
CARTERET—The borough will receive a $500,000 grant from the Middlesex County Open Space Trust Fund to facilitate the reconstruction of Carteret’s Sullivan Field baseball facilities, Mayor Dan Reiman Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios announced.