EDISON – A Superior Court judge sentenced a 25-year-old Highland Park man to 12 years in state prison for driving drunk during a July 2008 crash in Edison that killed his two roommates.
AVENEL—Several dozen convicted criminals—including nine at East Jersey State Prison, located in the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township near the border with Rahway—are facing new charges for bad behavior behind bars.
EDISON – WWE Champion and Hall of Fame legend, George “The Animal” Steele, will headline a full card of bouts at the upcoming Fall Family Spectacular in Edison on Sept. 25 and 26.
SOUTH AMBOY – The average taxpayer could see a $571 increase in their annual bill if the City Council approves its amended 2009 budget, officials said.
CARTERET – Borough seniors, veterans and disabled residents will be receiving a $100 sewer rebate, officials said.
EDISON – Township Police Director Brian Collier will step down from his post at the end of the year, he announced Monday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County recently unveiled a program to provide ways for residents to safely dispose of home-generated medical waste such as needles syringes and lancets.
SAYREVILLE—Nicholas J. Perrette will replace Maria Catallo on the Republican ticket running for borough council. He will join Frank Bella.
SOUTH AMBOY – With Police Chief James Wallis on medical leave for an undetermined amount of time, Police Captain Darren LaVigne has been named the city’s acting police chief, according to Mayor John T. O’Leary.
CARTERET – Teens will soon have their own room with comfortable chairs, new computers and iPod docking stations at the Carteret Public Library.