UNION COUNTY — Tina Renna, president Union County Watchdog Association, is demanding answers from Westfield officials concerning the dismissal of two disorderly persons charges filed against a politically-connected police officer.
ELIZABETH — The Wall Street Journal has reported that U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez urged the Federal Reserve to bailout a struggling bank without disclosing that two of his top campaign contributors were chairman and vice chairman of the bank’s board of directors.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is preparing for another potentially significant winter storm, expected to arrive this evening. The storm would be the second major weather event in New Jersey in the last four days.
STATE – Another snowstorm is moving in later tonight and could blanket the area with between 8-18 inches before tapering off Wednesday night.
RAHWAY—Rahway homeowners may be able to obtain financial assistance to upgrade their old appliances and water fixtures through a special ‘reverse rebate’ auction.
LINDEN—A review of voting statistics from the February 2008 presidential primary election reveals what appears to be a pattern of racial discrimination.
NEWARK – Michael Arizechi, the owner of an East Orange tax preparation business, pleaded guilty Monday to income tax evasion.
Thrift Shop Sale • Feb 12 & 13 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption will hold a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds will support the rescue group and donations of dog and cat food is also welcome. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
RAHWAY—From left to right, Tyrone Laws, Mayor James J. Kennedy, Darrell Lawrence, Sr., Councilman James Baker and Ramon James pose for a photo after watching the play “The Meeting” at the Rahway’s opening reception for Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 4.
CRANFORD—On Friday, Feb. 26, Union County College will host a workshop on Veterans Health Issues from noon to 2 p.m. in the Executive Education Center, located on the second floor of the Campus Center on the Cranford campus.