UNION COUNTY—The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club endorsed four Union County lawmakers for the Assembly, but the organization denied re-election support to two prominent Democratic incumbents.
LINDEN – A Piscataway man was charged with assaulting a police officer who was attempting to break up a fight in front of the Luna Lounge on East St. Georges Avenue early Saturday morning.
TRENTON – While incidents of violent crime dropped one percent from 2007 to 2008 throughout New Jersey, Union County experienced a 7.5 percent increase, according to the 2008 Uniform Crime Report released Tuesday by Attorney General Anne Milgram.
FREEHOLD – Assemblyman Joseph Vas appeared in Superior Court in Freehold Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of improperly billing Perth Amboy for $6,000 in medical costs and receiving $25,000 in improvements to his home from a city vendor for free during his tenure as the city’s mayor.
ELIZABETH—Consumer Affairs officials have been granted a temporary restraining order against Brake-O-Rama, a Lodi-based company that operates 13 retail outlets in New Jersey, including locations in Elizabeth, Linden, and Perth Amboy.
Aug. 31 at 8:48 a.m. – Officer Gary Yoffredo investigated a report of a theft of metal pipes from 111 Valley Road.
LINDEN – Police are investigating another gas station robbery that took place at the BP Amoco station on St. Georges Avenue on Sept. 1 at 8:31 p.m. It is another in a string of robberies that have taken place in…
EDISON– Mayor Jun H. Choi, the Edison Council and the Edison Recreation Department respectfully invite all Edison residents to a Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony scheduled for Friday evening, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. at the Lake Papaianni Sept. 11 Memorial Monument.
CLARK—Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim of Cranford will join Temple BethO’r/Beth Torah of Clark for a community Selichot program on Saturday evening, Sept. 12 at 8:30 p.m.
CLARK – The Clark Police Department has announced parking restrictions in the area near Oak Ridge Park this weekend, in anticipation of heavy traffic created by the Union County Musicfest.