NEW BRUNSWICK — A Woodbridge man is facing as much as 50 years in a New Jersey state prison after being convicted of robbing two people and injuring one of them in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
WOODBRIDGE – A burglary attempt was foiled Monday afternoon when an Avenel resident surprised the suspect and police apprehended him in the woods behind Avenel Middle School, according to authorities.
TRENTON – The two owners of Jersey Cash 5 jackpot tickets that were sold in Ocean and Middlesex Counties have split the top prize of $277,442 for the Jersey Cash 5 drawing held on Tuesday, April 20. Each winning ticket is worth $ 138,721.
Singles Dance • April 23 at 8 p.m. – Steppin’ Out Singles will hold an upscale singles dance at the Woodbridge Hilton, 20 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Ages 40+; no jeans/sneakers. $15 admission. For info, call 1-732-656-1801.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Fans of all ages can enjoy traditional folk dancing, music, storytelling, and much more at the 36th Annual New Jersey Folk Festival, which will take place on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
WOODBRIDGE — A middle school physical education teacher has been arrested on charges of fondling a 14-year-old female student and sending inappropriate cell phone messages to her, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced today.
EDISON – In honor of the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, Edison Wetlands Association (EWA), the Township of Edison, and WildNewJersey.tv are hosting a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony and tree planting to mark the opening of the Raritan Riverfront Walkway to the public.
PERTH AMBOY—On Sunday, April 11, the start of National Library Week, a gala dinner dance hosted by the Perth Amboy Library Board of Trustees under the umbrella of the CPA/SOCL, was held at the Raritan Yacht Club on Water Street in Perth Amboy.
EDISON—Milika Griffiths of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was named to the New Jersey All-State Mixed Chorus.
PERTH AMBOY— Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Department of Public Works along with the Royal Garden Club and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be hosting Earth Day 2010 at Washington Park on Saturday, April 24, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.