HIGHLAND PARK– The Highland Park Borough Council is expected to vote July 6 on an ordinance that will change the requirements for site plans for businesses and homeowners, which will reduce the amount of red tape to open a business or make home improvements.
METUCHEN – The Pollo Tropical® in Metuchen, at 77 U.S. Route 1 S. Menlo Park Terrace, is undergoing an exciting transformation to offer a new, elevated experience – complete with sizzling fajita platters, free table service and WiFi – as well as real plates, silverware and much more.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army Pvt. John C. Szymanski has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
CARTERET – A borough man was shot and killed outside his home last night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced today. A 17-year-old was also wounded outside the homicide victim’s home.
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Metuchen native Marqus Blakely, the 2010 College Slam Dunk Champion, is part of the 2010 draft class of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters basketball team.
HIGHLAND PARK – Random Acts of Fun, three nights of events in Highland Park, begins Thursday.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center, is scheduled to hold more than 30 blood drives between now and July 18 as part of Music Saves Lives, a youth culture program of music, entertainment and lifesaving causes.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Police are actively searching for a man who abducted a New Brunswick girl and sexually assaulted her in the city last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Peter Mangarella announced today.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County students entering fifth through eighth grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the county’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”. The program will be held Aug. 23-27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick.
JERSEY CITY – At New Jersey City University’s spring 2010 open house, Dr. Carlos Hernandez (right), president of the university, greeted Old Bridge residents (from left) Sheri Marcazzolo, Michael Marcazzolo and Sara McKenna.