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Police Search For Shooting Suspect

ELIZABETH – Authorities are searching for an 18-year-old Elizabeth man who allegedly shot and killed a father of two in the hallway of an Elizabeth apartment building last month. An arrest warrant was issued for Laquan Harris, the Union County…

Court Decision Invalidates Local Sex Offender Restrictions

STATE – Carteret and Sayreville are among 120 New Jersey municipalities that had ordinances restricting where sex offenders could live struck down last week by a state Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled 6-0 that municipalities are prohibited from…

Veteran To Rest

UNION COUNTY—The ashes of Michael H. Carden, 64, a lifelong resident of Plainfield who died at home on April 19, will be laid to rest with full Naval honors on Friday, May 15, at Gen. Doyle Cemetary in Wrightstown. Carden…

Mislaid Veterans Remains Remembered

The American Legion has a new national program called “Missing In America Project” (MIA Project) pointed at finding the veterans among nearly 7,000 Americans who died and were never buried. The purpose of the MIA Project is to locate, identify…

Raising Awareness Of Pancreatic Cancer

By Ronald G. Rios Middlesex County Freeholder Chairperson, Committee of Public Health and Education According to the National Cancer Institute, pancreatic cancer is diagnosed in more than 29,000 Americans every year. In Middlesex County, statistics from the New Jersey Department…

Lottery To Stop Televising Midday Drawings

TRENTON—In a cost-cutting move, Acting Lottery Executive Director William T. Jourdain announced that the midday drawings for the New Jersey Lottery’s Pick 3 and Pick 4 games will no longer be televised on the New Jersey Network after this week.…

In Honor Of National Police Week, May 10-17

By Diane Norek Harrison PERTH AMBOY-This is from material given to me by Rose (Tarloski) and Jerry Celecki: In 1960, Perth Amboy Police Department had one chief of police, three police captains, 11 lieutenants, fourteen sergeants, three detectives and 55…

Clark Men’s Softball League Standings

(as of 5/10/09) 1. Clark Circle Liquors (4-0) 2. East Coast Conditioning (2-0) 3. Breeze Eastern (1-0) 4. Chili’s(3-1) 5. Arena Sports Connexion (2-1) 6. Wealth Management Group (2-1) 7. Prince & Portnoi Attorney’s at Law (1-1) 8. Jabs Personal…

Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Re-Sold Prescription Painkillers

RAHWAY – Police arrested a 59-year-old Rahway man accused of illegally selling prescription painkillers on Thursday. Rahway police had been investigating Charles Dixon, a man on disability who was allegedly selling the prescription painkiller oxycodone, authorities said. The Rahway Police…