NORTH BRUNSWICK — Police are actively investigating the apparent homicide of a 22-year-old township man who was found dead in an apartment Thursday morning, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Kenneth McCormick, director of the North Brunswick Police Department, announced.
Dance • May 13 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. – Middlesex East Widows Or Widowers, Carteret Chapter, will hold an open dance at the American Legion Hall, 1155 Roosevelt Ave., Carteret. Music by Sommers & Steel. Refreshments. All welcome. Admission: $10 members, $12 guests. Info: 1-732-969-2228 or 1-908-757-0515.
ROSELLE — Angry residents are looking forward to the May 18 Municipal Council meeting, when Finance Chair Yves Aubourg and Councilman Jamel Holley are expected to explain why Wendy Wulstein was escorted from her office after she was forced to resign as chief financial officer.
ATLANTIC CITY – The volatility of gasoline prices notwithstanding, a panel of academic and tourism experts expect 2011 to be a banner year for businesses at the southern New Jersey shore.
PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz swore in three new firefighters in a ceremony at City Hall on Thursday afternoon. The new firefighters are James R. Ashby, Jon J. Febor and Gregory J. Church.
ELIZABETH – On Tuesday, May 10, Elizabeth Public Schools held its fourth annual “Healthy Leap into Summer” health expo in collaboration with organizers Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce President James R. Coyle and Trinitas Regional Medical Center Vice President of Clinical Services, Nancy DiLiegro, PhD.
MONROE — Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission will host Matthew White Eagle Clair for a demonstration of American Indian Hoop Dance on Saturday, May 21, from 2 – 3 p.m. at The Lodge in Thompson Park, 1701 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Health Department will hold a free rabies inoculation clinic for township pet owners on May 16 and 17 from 6-8 p.m. The township requires all dogs and cats five months of age or older to be licensed and inoculated.
HOUSTON, Texas — The Postal Service released statistics Thursday highlighting the cities where the most dog attacks occur nationwide. Houston tops the list with 62 letter carriers attacked in 2010. Jamaica, N.Y. (17 attacks), Flushing, N.Y. (15), Staten Island, N.Y. (14), Brooklyn, N.Y. (12) all ranked in the top 25.