OLD BRIDGE — A Perth Amboy man has been charged with breaking into the home of an Old Bridge woman, sexually assaulting her, killing her and setting a fire in her bedroom last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow announced.
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.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present the U.S. premiere of NALMES Folk Dance Spectacular on Saturday, May 8, at 8 p.m.
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.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will be holding this year’s Memorial Day parade and celebration a week before the holiday to encourage more participation in the annual salute to U.S. servicemen and women. The parade is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, at 1 p.m.
PISCATAWAY – On April 25, at Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, thousands of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies—the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive.
UNION– The #19/22 Kean University baseball team banged out 15 runs on 19 hits as they shutout the visiting Dolphins of the College of Mt. St. Vincent, 15-0, Wednesday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
EDISON—Louisa Sperrazza of East Brunswick, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, was the Scientist of the Week recently in Donna Pedde’s class.
WOODBRIDGE – Volunteers from the Elizabethtown Gas Company, Woodbridge Township Environmental Commission, Woodbridge RiverWatch and local environmental organizations gathered at the Pin Oak Forest in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township Saturday to plant 2,400 tree seedlings.
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.