TRENTON –A former recreation supervisor for Perth Amboy was sentenced to community service and probation for stealing city funds which she said she used for purchases for herself and former Mayor Joseph Vas, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County Freeholder H. James Polos was joined Wednesday morning by state officials for the launch of the county’s new sustainability web site, the first result of the Middlesex County Sustainability Plan. The plan is the first of its kind in New Jersey and will be used as a model statewide.
WOODBRIDGE – Rep. Leonard Lance announced that two Woodbridge Township communities will each receive grant funds from the U.S. Homeland Security Department to purchase safety equipment for their volunteer fire departments. Woodbridge Township Mayor John McCormac, community leaders and local fire officials joined the New Jersey Republican in making the announcement.
EDISON—On any typical day, a police officer may be called to walk down a dark alley in search of a fleeing suspect, or quell a violent domestic dispute, or approach a car that’s been reported stolen.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Sunday, March 21, at the Middlesex County College located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison. Residents should use the Mill Road entrance
SAYREVILLE-On March 17, 1951 St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated at Coby’s on Routes 9 and 4, at Rose’s Corner. There was Irish music and songs by the orchestra. Corned beef and cabbage was served.
EDISON—Building upon the Lower School’s theme of “Golden Ways to Go Green,” third graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison created colorful quilt squares that reflected the many ways we can protect, appreciate and respect the environment.
EDISON—From March 5 to 7, The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison staged “Once On This Island,” a musical which takes place in Haiti.
MONROE — Six houses in opulent neighborhoods were converted to high-tech marijuana factories, where authorities seized more than 115 pounds of pot and 3,370 growing plants worth a combined $10 million — New Jersey’s largest marijuana seizure ever, according to a report from the Cliffview Pilot.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A former administrative assistant at the Old Bridge Housing Authority has been sentenced to serve 180 days at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center for stealing $2,224 from the authority to pay her rent, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.