TRENTON—The Department of Environmental Protection temporarily closed to shellfish harvesting about 27,800 acres of Raritan Bay, Sandy Hook Bay, the Navesink River and the Shrewsbury River to protect public health from the adverse water-quality effects of last weekend’s nor’easter.
EDISON—Jewish Family & Vocational Service of Middlesex County recently announced that caregivers now have another resource for assistance with the responsibilities for their loved ones.
CAMDEN—A former New Brunswick official was sentenced to nine years in federal prison for attempting to hire a hit man to murder his wife, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CARTERET—Borough officials have announced that a contract to lease a portion of the municipal finance building will be awarded to Investors Savings Bank. According to the pending agreement, Carteret will receive $30,000 a year in lease payments from the corporate…
CARTERET – Last week, the borough signed a redevelopment agreement with energy company Kinder Morgan that is expected to create $30.2 million in tax revenue over the next 30 years.
WOODBRIDGE – Police are investigating a fatal pedestrian hit and run motor vehicle accident that occurred on Saturday, March 13, on Route 1 South in Avenel.
NEWARK—Eight men throughout Middlesex County will face multiple counts of the federal charge of interference with interstate commerce by threats or violence in connection with a series of armed robberies in businesses and private residences in Middlesex County and elsewhere, authorities said Monday.
SOUTH AMBOY—The Friends of the Dowdell Library will be holding it’s annual vendor & craft expo on Saturday April 17, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Dowdell Library of South Amboy.
PERTH AMBOY—Art aficionados, those interested in supporting Raritan Bay Medical Center’s patient care services or simply looking to enjoy an elegant night out will want to attend Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation’s “Inspirations: A Celebration of Art & Spring,” art show reception Thursday, April 22, 6 p.m., at the hospital’s Perth Amboy location, 530 New Brunswick Avenue.
Live Music • March 18 from 9 p.m. – midnight – Robert Ross will perform at Robin’s Nest, 3103 Tremley Point Rd., Linden. For info, call 1-908-290-3090.