NEWARK —Three members of an alleged mortgage fraud scheme that falsely promised to help homeowners facing foreclosure keep their homes and repair their damaged credit were arrested this week on wire fraud conspiracy charges, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
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.