ELIZABETH—The owner of a construction business with close ties to Mayor J. Christian Bollwage was sentenced to 39 months in federal prison for paying bribes to a former Linden housing official in return for hundreds of thousands of dollars in contracts.
CLARK – The Save Oak Ridge Committee has rescheduled a rally at Oak Ridge Park to protest the Union County Freeholders’ decision to close the golf course at the site and convert it to a public park. The group hopes to see Oak Ridge re-open as a golf course.
CLARK – Gina and Anthony Bruno of Clark and Robert Vicci of Rahway announce the engagement of their daughter, Christie Vicci to Donald Capriglione, son of Gina Littell-Hall of Brick and Donald Capriglione of Lake Hopatcong.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The victim of a fatal shooting that was discovered in New Brunswick yesterday has been identified as a 40-year-old Franklin Township man, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced today.
LINDEN—A coalition of environmentalists announced last Thursday that they have formed an alliance to fight a proposed mega coal plant in Linden.
UNION COUNTY—A Union County man faces more than 100 years in prison after he was convicted last week on 20 separate counts of raping four young girls, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankowannounced.
ELIZABETH—Waleed Dozier, the Newark man who rammed his vehicle into a police car last year seriously injuring a sheriff’s officer pled guilty to crash-related charges Monday morning, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH—A licensed pharmacist was charged Monday with defrauding an insurance company of at least $237,000 by filing fraudulent claims and pocketing the proceeds, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
WOODBRIDGE – Despite icy wind and rain, 3,500 people took part in Woodbridge’s 11th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday.
CRANFORD – A community parade, a moonwalk, a petting zoo, rock climbing, and even a helicopter landing and a special guest visit from Batman are all part of the fun at the 11th Annual Red Ribbon Day in Union County,…