STATE — The Social Security Administration recently announced the most popular baby names in New Jersey for 2009.
NEWARK—The Newark Public Library is featuring artwork created by veterans in the exhibition, “The Combat Paper Project: Healing through Art.” The exhibition highlights art on paper made from military uniforms, and may be viewed from April 1 through June 26 in the third floor gallery of the Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark.
LINDEN – An Elizabeth man who was a defendant in a court case was arrested for bringing marijuana to Linden Municipal Court on Monday, police said.
STATE — Campaign finance records show that an alleged al-Qaida member who grew up in New Jersey received $75 as an election day worker for Gov. Jon Corzine’s campaign in 2005.
STATE — Residents of Linden and Rahway heard a tremendous boom at about 9 a.m. Sunday, but officials say it was just thunder from the incredible storm that struck all weekend.
Pouring rain and fierce winds triggered flood warnings, downed trees, closed roads and stopped trains across New Jersey. The National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of up to 70 mph.
Martin Hellwig also allegedly used a police vehicle to drive to the male prostitute’s house in North Jersey while on duty.
Kane confirmed the legitimacy of documents purported to be a police report and copies of e-mail messages between Hellwig and the alleged hooker, Jason Taylor.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the phrases “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance and “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency do not violate the Constitution’s separation of church and state.
FLORHAM PARK — AAA and the Travel Channel have teamed up to help rehabilitate the bad habits of some of America’s worst drivers. The two iconic brands will partner in the new reality series “America’s Worst Driver,” premiering Sunday, March 14, at 10 p.m.
UNION COUNTY — A Westfield minister who pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud before Superior Court Judge Stuart Peim is scheduled sentencing for April 9, according to state Attorney General Paula T. Dow.
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.