TRENTON—Law enforcement officers throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on aggressive driving this summer, as part of the first statewide “Obey the Signs or Pay the Fines” initiative, Division of Highway Traffic Safety Director Pam Fischer announced Tuesday.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A grand jury indicted nine reputed gang members last Friday, charging that they were part of a drug distribution ring broken up by police in April.
NEW YORK – The Phoenix Suns drafted Rahway native Earl Clark with the 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft last Thursday.
Clark scored 1,245 career points at Rahway High School.
NEW BRUNSWICK—New York Blood Center will hold about two dozen blood drives in July as part of Bloodstock, a regional effort by local students to help save lives and earn scholarships for their hard work.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival 2009 concert series moves to Oak Ridge Park in Clark on Wednesday evening, July 8, with a “contemporary country” performance by Mustang Sally. The free concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
METUCHEN—The New Hope Baptist Church will be host vacation Bible school from July 20 through July 31. This year’s theme is “The Jesus Chronicles.”
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Middlesex County students entering 5th through 8th grades are invited to attend a summer day program at the County’s Extension office called “Eco- Adventures at the EARTH Center”.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A special “O” blood drive will be held at New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) on Thursday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 167 New Street, New Brunswick. This unique drive will be open particularly to individuals who have type “O” blood.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have authorized a $3.85 million contract to begin work on the development of a multi-use recreational facility/park at the Stanford Drive property in Berkeley Heights.
TRENTON – Six people were indicted, charged in three separate, unrelated mortgage fraud cases, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Tuesday.