TRENTON – Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Tuesday that 31 defendants have been indicted in connection with bank fraud schemes orchestrated by members and associates of the Bloods street gang involving more than $654,000 in counterfeit checks, which resulted in the theft of more than $341,000 from eight banks.
CARTERET—The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection lifted a 25-year-old ban on new links to the sewer system in West Carteret, paving the way for continued development and redevelopment in the neighborhood.
PERTH AMBOY – Perth Amboy’s school district was one of 20 removed from the federal No Child Left Behind accountability list after meeting yearly progress benchmarks for two years in a row, state officials said.
SANDY HOOK—Fueled by funding from the state Department of Transportation’s I BOAT NJ program, the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium/New Jersey Sea Grant has awarded special grants to marinas throughout the state to help them implement projects and practices that will reduce potential environmental impacts associated with recreational boating.
EDISON—The Next Stage Ensemble, the traveling company of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, will present William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison.
WOODBRIDGE– East Meets West at the Barron Arts Center when they host the unique traveling exhibition “Stripes,” a collaborative United States and Japan rug hooking exhibit opening on Friday, July 10.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County invites you to learn about agriculture and the environment.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—On Tuesday, July 21 at 6:30 PM, Elijah’s Promise Culinary School will hosting their Farm to Table event at the EARTH Center. The object of the Farm to Table series, is to bring attention to the value of purchasing locally grown produce, which reduces pollution created by shipping food long distances.
WALTHAM, Mass. – Radhika Mehta of Edison was named to the President’s List at Bentley University for extraordinary academic achievement in the spring 2009 semester.
YORK, Pa.—Three local students graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 16.