RAHWAY — “The gala was the bee’s knees,” said Christine Kline, Rose Ball Gets Jazzed Chairman, “and the event netted over $100,000 for RWJ Rahway.” The event recognized the long-time dedication, commitment and philanthropic support to RWJ Rahway by Larry Naldi, Hospital Board of Governors member and Senior Vice President Strategy & Integration, Merck & Co., Inc.
EDISON — Janet Baio, chairman of the Edison Chamber of Commerce, announced the new officers and directors at the May 9 Board of Directors meeting. They will be inducted by Edison Mayor Toni Ricigliano at the annual meeting on June 12.
NEWARK — Nearly 75 percent of the customers polled in the agency’s latest customer satisfaction survey said they would recommend NJ Transit to a friend, relative or neighbor, up from 66 percent in the previous quarter.
NEWARK—Rocco Martino, 43, of South Orange, was sentenced Tuesday to 84 months in prison for making available images and videos of prepubescent children being sexually abused—sometimes violently—to others over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A Kingston, N.C., man who admitted to robbing a bank, six fast food restaurants, and a convenience store in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Middlesex Counties between Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, 2011, was sentenced Tuesday to 108 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A labor union official from Middlesex County Tuesday admitted demanding and receiving unlawful payments from a contractor and embezzling funds from a labor organization bank account, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – A New York man was sentenced to 75 months in prison Tuesday for arranging to import cocaine from Panama via Newark Liberty International Airport, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
PERTH AMBOY – Acting State Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf has overturned the Perth Amboy Board of Education’s April 25 vote to place Superintendent Janine Caffrey on paid administrative leave.