Category: Monroe

Monroe man indicted in murder, theft

A Monroe Township man was indicted today on charges of killing his stepfather, stealing and using the victim’s credit cards, hiding evidence and fleeing from police. Joao C. Torres, 26, was charged with the murder of Christopher Ernst Sr., 46,…

Nurses graduate UCC & Trinitas

A class of 46 completed the co-operative nursing program offered through Trinitas School of Nursing and Union County College (UCC) in May. The graduates now hold nursing diplomas and Associate in Science degrees granted at graduation exercises held recently at…

Monroe Democrats have a primary choice

Monroe Democrats will have a choice between mayoral hopeful Gerald Tamburro, the candidate supported by longtime Mayor Richard Pucci and the Middlesex County political establishment, and local businessman Charles DiPierro. Pucci said his health is causing him to conclude 28…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…