NEW BRUNSWICK – The state corruption case against Assemblyman Joseph Vas and two co-defendants has been transferred to Monmouth because one of the defendants is related to a New Brunswick judge.
SOMERSET—Six drivers representing FedEx Corp. operating companies placed among the winners at the 2009 New Jersey State Truck Driving Championship in Somerset on July 10-11.
CLARK—The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society honored Melissa Ann Waters of Clark during its annual scholarship awards ceremony last month.
FLORHAM PARK—With the summer season in full swing, many people are preparing for a favorite summer activity – the road trip. AAA New Jersey reminds motorists to take AAA along for the ride.
RAHWAY—The Robert Wood Johnson Rahway Foundation is currently planning its 18th annual fashion show, scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Bridgewater Marriott.
TRENTON—The New Jersey Division of Law is accepting applications for a new Volunteer Associates in Public Service Program, an initiative through which attorneys and law school graduates can gain valuable, unpaid experience working on government-related legal matters.
TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice has extradited a man from Columbia on charges he assisted suspended Department of Corrections administrator Gerald T. Kennedy in a bid rigging and kickback scheme involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in state contracts.
ROSELLE—The Jeff Foxx Band performed for more than 400 fans at the Roselle Shopping Center, 500-600 Raritan Road, on July 10 during the first of four Roselle Jams Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series events
LINDEN – Teresa M. Hale is the first winner of the 2009 Linden Free Public Library Adult Summer Reading Club.
EAST RUTHERFORD—Earlier this week, state officials inaugurated new rail service to the Meadowlands Sports Complex. Dozens of officials and guests, including players from the New York Jets and New York Giants, joined Gov. Jon Corzine for the train ride, which originated in Hoboken and finished with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Meadowlands Station.