TRENTON – A bill which will allow municipalities with nonpartisan forms of government the option to hold their May elections on the same day as the general election in November was signed into law yesterday by Acting Governor Steve Sweeney.
STATE – Two years ago, New Jersey lawmakers authorized municipalities to use cameras mounted at intersections to photograph and ticket motorists who run red lights, but local programs have been caught up in red tape.
WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John McCormac will deliver his annual state of the township address to the Woodbridge Chamber of Commerce and members of the business community next week.
CLARK—Six seniors at Mother Seton Regional High School have been designated as Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars for the 2010-11 collegiate academic year, Sister Regina Martin, principal announced.
WOODBRIDGE – The All Seasons Chamber Players will return to perform at the Barron Arts Center located at 582 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge, on Friday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m.
TRENTON—A principal member of the so-called “Route 35 Crew” was sentenced to 334 months in federal prison Monday for committing 11 armed bank robberies, a home invasion robbery and two other robberies between August 2006 and November 2007, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CARTERET—Kaplan Companies has received permits to begin Phase II of construction on Gateway of Carteret according to Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Middlesex County will conduct its Point in Time Count 2010 survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey will assist in developing a “snapshot” of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered either outside, in transitional housing, or emergency shelters.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex Vicinage will present a divorce procedures workshop on Monday, Jan. 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Family Courthouse, first floor, 120 New Street, New Brunswick.
MONROE—Monroe Republicans Keith B. Hackett and Harold V. Kane have announced their candidacies for the offices of Middlesex County Sheriff and Middlesex County Clerk, respectively, according to Monroe Township Republican Organization Chairman Tom Nothstein.