CARTERET – Local music groups are invited to participate in Carteret’s Battle of the Bands next month. The free event, presented by Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Arts Committee, will take place at Carteret Waterfront Park on Saturday, Aug. 20, beginning at 5 p.m.
ISELIN – The Indo-American Cultural Society will hold a summer picnic on Sunday, July 17, from 1-7 p.m. at Merrill Park in Iselin. The event is free for life members and their families, provided they register before Tuesday, July 12. There is a $10 fee for guests.
CRANFORD—Chris Messineo, director of the New Jersey Film School, will present a program on master director Alfred Hitchcock on Thursday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue.
PLAINFIELD – A confirmed Bloods gang member has been charged with the murder of a Plainfield grocery store owner, Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow announced Monday.
South Amboy held a swearing-in ceremony for Fire Chief Jamie Norek on Friday, July 1.
If you drove through downtown Rahway on 4th of July weekend, this is what you would see flying all around town instead of the Flag of the United States of America.
TRENTON – The state Legislature handed environmentalists two victories last week by banning a controversial natural gas drilling technique and affirming support for New Jersey’s participation in a regional program designed to reduce the production of greenhouse gases.
TRENTON – The state Senate approved a bill last week that would require one-room surgical practices to conform to the same level of oversight and regulation reserved for larger facilities by a vote of 30-8.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly passed a bill to ban the possession or sale of illegal drugs disguised as “bath salts.” It now heads to the Governor’s desk.