LINDEN – The City of Linden withdrew from the Council on Affordable Housing after a state stimulus act eliminated a fee that funded affordable housing projects mandated by New Jersey.
ISELIN – A Monday morning fire damaged a restaurant on Oak Tree Road, authorities said.
Aug. 25 at 12:52 a.m. – Officer Daniel Joy investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Lake Avenue residence.
LINDEN – Elementary school students will be wearing uniforms for the first time when they head back to school on Wednesday, Sept. 9.
SAYREVILLE – The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization, recently announced their endorsement of John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) in his bid to represent the 19th Legislative District in the General Assembly.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A New Brunswick man has been sentenced to serve up to 13 years in a New Jersey state prison for robbing a city cab driver at gunpoint, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced last week.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — NJ Transit Executive Director Richard Sarles and Board Member Susan Hayes greeted rush-hour commuters this morning at the grand opening of the new 31st Street entrance to the NJ Transit Concourse at New York Penn Station – a direct and spacious gateway between the concourse and street level.
FLORHAM PARK—AAA projects 39.1 million Americans – including 1.4 million New Jerseyans – will travel 50 miles or more during the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Though this projection is a decrease from last year – 11.8% nationally and 13.3% in New Jersey – AAA expects this Labor Day weekend travel to be the third strongest this decade, behind 2008 (45.1 million) and 2003 (41.6 million).
STATE – After the “Cash for Clunkers” program came to a close last week, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced that a total of $103,375,500 in rebates was requested at New Jersey dealerships.
RAHWAY—The “Broken Hearts Memorial-A Living Tribute To Our Fallen Heroes” honoring those killed in Iraq and the families they left behind will be formally dedicated at the Rahway Train Station Plaza on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 11 a.m.