NEW BRUNSWICK – A 24-year-old Woodbridge resident was sentenced to eight years in prison for causing a crash that killed one Perth Amboy police officer and seriously injured another last year.
PISCATAWAY – Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios and Piscataway Township Mayor Brian C. Wahler have announced that the township will contract with the Middlesex County Public Health Department to provide public health services to township residents.
WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccine to township residents on Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Woodbridge Health Center, 2 George Frederick Plaza, in Woodbridge.
CARTERET—For 34 years the arrival of September in Carteret has brought with it the town’s Ethnic Day Festival, a day full of entertainment, foods, and crafts that celebrate the diversity that comprises this suburban community.
PERTH AMBOY – Fourteen foreclosed homes in the Greater Budapest area of Perth Amboy will be purchased and renovated using federal funds, then resold to help low-income families obtain affordable housing.
EDISON—Patriotism and the solemnity of Sept. 11 were not overlooked by second graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, who created greeting cards for a local soldier serving in the United States Navy.
EDISON—Belching smokestacks, colossal clock cogs, the ribbed wreckage of a crashed zeppelin, all under lit by the blazing Fires of Industry, Dawson’s steam-punk version of Anthony Burgess’s “A Clockwork Orange” features a soundtrack of Beethoven symphonies screened through the fractious filters of punk, thrash, and techno, then scribble scratched by a goggle-eyed DJ sitting atop a scaffolded clock tower that rises 15 feet above the boards.
PISCATAWAY—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today broke ground on a jobs-creation project that promises a safer, smoother ride for thousands of commuters who travel each day on a section of Interstate 287 in Middlesex County.
NEW BRUNSWICK – An Army veteran who served in Iraq pleaded guilty Tuesday to all seven counts in an indictment that charged him with illegally possessing a cache of weapons and ammunition in his pickup truck, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
SAYREVILLE—Tom Pollando was selected unanimously by members of the Sayreville Democratic Committee to replace Stanley Drwal on the November ballot for Borough Councilman, Democratic organization chairman John S. Wisniewski announced Tuesday.