May 11 at 9:41 a.m. – In the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway Circle, Sgt. Patrick Grady arrested Edison resident Timothy Ricks, 43, on outstanding warrants from Bloomfield, Orange and Union for contempt of court. He was subsequently released after posting bail.
May 9 at 4:45 a.m. – Officers Daniel Dalbero, Luis Ataca, William DiGangi and Christopher O’Brien investigated a burglary at New Brunswick Avenue.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities have identified the homicide victim found at a West Front Street home on Sunday.
RAHWAY — Monte Irvin, a famed Negro League player and Baseball Hall of Famer, recently visited Grover Cleveland’s fifth grade. He shared his experiences of playing on segregated teams and with the New York Giants.
CLARK — The American Cancer Society is planning a “Relay Blitz Weekend” to inform the community about their upcoming event, Relay For Life of Clark, a fun and unique way to join in the battle against cancer.
SPRINGFIELD–The Spring International Film Festival concludes at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, May 19. The library will screen The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) at noon and 6:45 p.m.
WEST TRENTON–The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is urging state residents to monitor weather conditions over the next several days. A slow-moving, low-pressure system is expected to generate large amounts of rainfall in some areas, particularly in the northern part of the state. The heaviest rainfall is expected tonight into Wednesday. Flooding could continue in some areas through Friday.
LINDEN – A 20-year-old Elizabeth man was stabbed outside a Linden convenience store on Friday evening, according to police.
LARK – Construction is planned on Valley Road from the Parkway Circle to Walnut Avenue this week, weather permitting. The project is expected to take approximately three days to complete.
STATE –Today is the last day to register to vote in the June 7 primary elections.