NEW BRUNSWICK — A former president of a labor union representing corrections officers has been sentenced to serve a 364-day jail term for stealing $66,300 from union coffers, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
PERTH AMBOY — Hall Avenue between State Street and Cortlandt Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. on Friday, June 11, until 11 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, Perth Amboy police announced this morning.
TRENTON – Anthony Cariello of East Brunswick, pleaded guilty Wednesday to an extortion conspiracy charge stemming from his assault of a debtor to collect an illegal loan, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
METUCHEN – Cablevision’s Power to Learn, along with former Gov. James Florio, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, and Metuchen Mayor Tom Vahalla, recognized Metuchen High School students as New Jersey Charity Champions for their efforts on behalf of the National Organization for Migration, a global charity helping to put an end to child slavery in Ghana.
WOODBRIDGE — Mayor John E. McCormac and township officials will cut the ribbon to officially open the “Greenable Woodbridge Museum of the Future” on Saturday, June 12 at the Woodbridge Center Mall
NEW BRUNSWICK — On Monday, June 28 at 8 p.m., Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present The Hester Street Troupe in an age-old Yiddish folk music tradition known as klezmer at the Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick.
EDISON — Virginia Borough of Avenel was named the Outstanding Co-Op/Internship Student of the Year for a two-year school. The award was presented at the New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internships Association awards program June 10 at Rutgers University.
EDISON — The Edison Elks 2487 will be conducting the Elks Flag Day Ritual Ceremony, commemorating the birth of the American Flag.
Dance Presentation • June 12 at 1 p.m. – The Carteret Public Library, 100 Cooke Ave., will hose award-winning dancer Guru Ramya Ramnarayan as she offers an interactive presentation about the ancient classical dance Bharatanatyam. For info, call 1-732-541-3830.
LODI – At Felician College’s forty-sixth annual commencement exercises held on Sunday, May 23, two local residents who are graduates of the class of 2010 received awards.