FREEHOLD – On Friday, a 35-year-old Edison man admitted that he tried to kill his estranged wife and led police on a high-speed chase on New Year’s Day 2009.
NEWARK – The leader of the G-Shine Bloods criminal street gang operating in Plainfield admitted today to his involvement with crack cocaine distribution in the area, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police have identified an 18-year-old Perth Amboy man who apparently was struck and killed as he walked along the shoulder of Route 35 north in South Amboy, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South Amboy Police Chief Darren LaVigne announced today.
ELIZBETH — State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak has asked the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission to investigate allegations that his political opponents solicited campaign contributions from Elizabeth Board of Education employees on school property.
CARTERET – Carteret Public Schools reminds parents of children entering the sixth grade next month to turn in an updated immunization form to the middle school nurse.
LINDEN – Three veteran Linden police officers were promoted in a ceremony at City Hall last week.
SOUTH AMBOY – On July 27, the South Amboy Branch YMCA recognized Amboy Bank for their contribution which allowed the Y to purchase a bike rack, and outdoor trash and recycling receptacles to enhance the exterior of the newly-constructed Community Center.
LINDEN – Sixth grade day campers at Linden’s McManus Park are enjoying the summer. (Photos courtesy of Linden)
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Self-Therapy for the Stutterer is the classic self-help guide by the founder of The Stuttering Foundation, Malcolm Fraser. It is written to and for the many adults and teens who stutter.
Many taxpayers spend time during the summer months updating their résumé and attending career fairs. The Internal Revenue Service reminds job seekers that you may be able to deduct some of the expenses on your tax return.
CLINTON — Unity Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTY), parent company of Unity Bank, planned to close two unprofitable bank branches in the third quarter.
SOUTH AMBOY – South Amboy’s annual festival and street fair is planned for Sunday, Sept. 25. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., area residents will be able to walk along Broadway and enjoy crafters, artists, food vendors and entertainment.
CLARK – The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present a show titled “Behold the Nude” by the Woodbridge Art Group, curated by Maxine King. The exhibit will be on display throughout month of August. The public can meet the artists at the opening on Friday, Aug. 19, from 8 – 10:30 p.m.