PERTH AMBOY – Last week, a state appeals court overturned the conviction of a Perth Amboy man accused of beating his father to death with a baseball bat in the backyard of their Front Street home in 2004.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The following local students were among the students of The Art Institute of New York City to be awarded degrees by Dean David Moughalian on June 22:
EDISON—A township police officer lost his job and will be permanently barred from future public employment as a result of shoplifting $42.27 worth of goods from a local supermarket.
SAYREVILLE-After my July 2 column on the Morgan Family cemetery in the Morgan section of Sayreville, I received an e-mail from South Amboy resident Ed Campbell.
OLD BRIDGE – Lisa Glide, a former drama teacher at Old Bridge High School who had a relationship with teenage student, was sentenced to five years on probation.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
SAYREVILLE – Police are investigating the death of a 55-year-old woman found beaten to death in her Sayreville apartment last week.
RAHWAY – An appeals court ruled that an Iselin man convicted of vehicular homicide should get a new trial.
CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman announced last week that the Borough will be offering computer classes and job counseling for its local residents.
STATE — A pair of area men were arrested in Suffolk County, New York, for transporting 17 pounds of uncut, nearly ninety percent pure heroin.