Middlesex County

Bus Driver Admits Stealing From Donation Box

NEW BRUNSWICK – A Middlesex County shuttle bus driver admitted stealing cash from a donation box used by passengers who make voluntary contributions in appreciation of free rides to various destinations around the county, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.

Lesniak Wants To Raise Gas Tax

ISELIN – State Sen. Ray Lesniak told a New Jersey Business and Industry Association forum in Iselin Tuesday that he plans to introduce a bill to raise the state’s gas tax “incrementally” to help pay for transportation projects.

Former CFO Of Publicly-Funded Charity Admits Stealing $51,000

TRENTON – The former chief financial officer for the Middlesex County Economic Opportunities Corporation, a charitable nonprofit agency funded with state and federal grants, pleaded guilty Monday to stealing $51,000 from the agency, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.

Who Says Negatives Can’t Be Positive? Negative Blood Types Needed

NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of the New York Blood Center is calling upon the community to give blood this month. O and B negative red cell inventories have decreased sharply over the Thanksgiving weekend to 3.0 days and 2.0 days supply respectively.

Groups From All Over Middlesex County Respond With Creative Food Drives

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — M.C.F.O.O.D.S., Middlesex County’s food bank, recently sent out a plea asking local organizations to step up their efforts to help supply the M.C.F.O.O.D.S. warehouse with food supplies due to the ever-increasing demand for food from local soup kitchens and food pantries.

Tri-County Red Cross To Replenish Disaster Fund Through Gym-A-Thon

PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is holding the first ever “Red Cross Resolutions Gym-A-Thon” from Jan. 16-24, 2010 at fitness centers, living rooms and trails throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.