WESTFIELD — The Community Players of Westfield opens its 76th season with the comedy Abie’s Irish Rose. Jewish “Abie” Levy brings home his Irish bride Rosemary Murphy, whom he met in France during the war.
ELIZABETH — Bridgeway has scheduled its tenth annual Walk for Independence to take place on Saturday, Oct. 16, according to Danielle Menture, president of the board of trustees.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has announced a number of community events in October.
PERTH AMBOY – Next year, back-to-school shopping will be a simpler experience for parents of Perth Amboy High School students.
ELIZABETH — Marine Corps Pfc. Carlos A. Rodriguez, son of Sonia Montaner of Bayonne and Manule Rodriguez of Elizabeth, recently completed the Marine Aviation Maintenance Administration Course.
American taxpayers bailed out the banks. They bailed out auto manufacturers. But at least they were our banks and automakers. Now, taxpayers are once again being asked to lend a hand. This time it’s to subsidize multi-billion-dollar foreign companies with names like Toshiba, Hitachi and Areva.
TRENTON – A senior engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) and an alleged accomplice were arrested on charges that they solicited a railroad company to fraudulently inflate the cost of a state-funded railroad repair project by approximately $700,000 and pay them $325,000 in bribes, state officials announced today.
EDISON — Investigators have recovered a pair of designer pants and belt that may help identify human remains that were found in a wooded area of Edison, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced today.
TRENTON – With the Delaware River Basin Commission’s decision today to issue a drought warning for much of the Delaware River basin, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin again asked residents statewide to voluntarily reduce water use.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation will begin a maintenance resurfacing and roadway repair project on Route 28 in Westfield Township, Garwood Borough and Cranford Township in Union County.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas P. Scutari urged residents to participate in Saturday’s Operation Take Back New Jersey, a one-day program allowing residents to turn over unused, unwanted and expired prescription drugs to local drop-off sites for proper disposal.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty in Superior Court yesterday for his role in the December 2007 death of a neighbor, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — The pastor of a Newark church pleaded guilty yesterday in Superior Court in connection with a case that involved an affair with a congregant where the pair allegedly forced two teenage girls to videotape the trysts at a Linden motel.