PERTH AMBOY – Attorney Allen Papp will be replaced as Perth Amboy’s municipal prosecutor effective Sept. 1.
NEWARK – Assemblyman Joseph Vas (D-Perth Amboy) was back in court last week for an arraignment on a federal indictment filed last month. The embattled lawmaker pleaded not guilty to the charge of circumventing the contribution limits and reporting requirements of federal campaign-financing law.
NEWARK – A salesman for a labor union trade newspaper was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for tax evasion, Acting U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra announced last week.
CARTERET—The Carteret Fire Department has been awarded $216,760 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mayor Dan Reiman announced last week.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s EARTH Center will host their Garden Field Day Open House on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. at 42 Riva Ave. in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, South Brunswick.
SOUTH AMBOY—Navy Seaman Recruit Jared M. Lenahan, son of Grace and Joseph Lenahan of South Amboy, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Steven Weber from Fords was recognized on the Dean’s List at Norwich University for the spring 2009 semester.
PERTH AMBOY – A Middlesex County health care service firm has agreed to pay $27,500 in civil penalties and investigative reimbursements to the state, under terms of a Consent Order that ends an investigation into the firm’s business practices, officials announced last week.
EDISON—Ruth Candeub Avins, a resident of Edison, will be one of 10 volunteers from across the country to be honored at the Senior Medicare Patrol National Conference in Washington, D.C. this month. The program, funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, educates seniors to protect themselves from fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid.
PERTH AMBOY – There are currently four open seats on Perth Amboy’s planning board, two Class IV positions and two alternative positions. The position of Planning Board Special Legal Council is also vacant.