TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen was charged with an additional count of possession of child pornography today, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
ELIZABETH—A week after he escaped from guards while on trash duty at the Union County Jail, Phillip Ruddy was captured, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
ELIZABETH – A stray bullet struck and wounded a 9-year-old boy who was playing in an Elizabeth apartment building last Wednesday afternoon.
TRENTON – Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Tuesday that 31 defendants have been indicted in connection with bank fraud schemes orchestrated by members and associates of the Bloods street gang involving more than $654,000 in counterfeit checks, which resulted in the theft of more than $341,000 from eight banks.
RAHWAY – Sewerage fees will go up $20 a year per household and businesses will see their rates increase by eight percent. Water fees will also increase — for the second time this year – by five percent, bringing the total rise to 10 percent. Residents who use the minimum will pay about $10 a year more.
NEWARK—Union native Matt Melody recently made his professional debut for the Newark Bears.
The former NJIT star pitcher earned a no-decision in his June 28th start against the Bridgeport Bluefish, allowing three earned runs on five hits over four innings.
ELIZABETH – Presided over by Board President Adrienne S. Vogel and Executive Director Cory Storch, Bridgeway’s Annual Public Meeting of the Board of Trustees, held on June 23at the Peterstown Community Center in Elizabeth was a night of recognizing special achievements and special partnerships.
ELIZABETH – Two men who impersonated police officers broke into a hotel room and robbed a Newark couple of $500 on Friday morning, police said.
ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy, an all-female Catholic college prep high school in Elizabeth, has released its fourth quarter honor roll. Forty-eight students at the Academy were honored for their outstanding academic performance.
CRANFORD—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold a pet adoption on Sunday, July 19, at The Mill, 347 Lincoln Avenue East, Cranford, from 1-4 p.m.