NEW BRUNSWICK – The state corruption case against Assemblyman Joseph Vas and two co-defendants has been transferred to Monmouth because one of the defendants is related to a New Brunswick judge.
SOMERSET—Six drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies placed among the winners at the 2009 New Jersey State Truck Driving Championship in Somerset on July 10-11.
HIGHLAND PARK—Did you ever wonder why children of all ages are so engaged by, and play so masterfully at video games?
PERTH AMBOY—Did you ever want to experience being a soldier from the Revolutionary War or talk to a gentile Victorian lady?
CARTERET – The Carteret Public Library is taking registration for an 8-week basic computer class that begins on Friday, Aug. 7. Registration is required.
WOODBRIDGE – The Shannon Rose Irish Pub recently opened its doors at St. Georges Crossing in Woodbridge. The new establishment represents the second location for the authentic Irish restaurant/pub; the original eatery is located in Clifton.
EDISON – Six Edison firefighters remain out of work following a Superior Court judge’s decision to delay ruling on a request for an injunction to prevent their layoff. Mayor Jun Choi cut six positions from the township fire department to help close an $8.4 million gap in the municipal budget.
WOODBRIDGE – Woodbridge AARP Chapter 3869 presented a $500 scholarship to Caitlin Early last month.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues this week with performances in four county parks.
TRENTON—Recognizing the need for youth to embrace different cultures, The Allstate Foundation in New Jersey is continuing its partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs in New Jersey – through a 2009 grant for $35,000 – to promote tolerance, diversity and inclusion in Newark, Trenton and Perth Amboy.