MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Local officials met Thursday in New Brunswick to recognize those who have been injured or killed on the job and also to focus on the importance and need for better health and safety conditions in the workplace.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that normal traffic patterns will be restored on Interstate 287 eastbound and westbound in the vicinity of Possumtown Road in Piscataway.
CLARK – Township residents should put out their grass clippings for pickup on Mondays, beginning May 2. An outside contractor will handle the collections, which will continue each Monday for 18 weeks.
CARTERET — Sgt. 1st Class Scott Strohmeier, who passed away as a result of natural causes on Friday, April 22, will be laid to rest tomorrow with a service in Carteret. Flags at the borough municipal buildings will be flown at half-staff, per an executive order by Mayor Daniel Reiman.
LINDEN – An East Orange man has been charged in a Linden home burglary that took place last month, authorities said.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every municipality in Middlesex County, along with Rutgers University, will provide the public another opportunity to prevent prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted drugs.
FLORHAM PARK –With gas prices approaching record levels, motorists who attempt to stretch a tank of gas too far could end up stranded at the roadside. AAA cautions drivers not to allow your car to run out of fuel-it could put you in a potentially dangerous situation and could also result in costly repair bills.
EDISON – The township’s local access cable channel 15 was off the air over Easter weekend, and township police are investigating the incident as a possible act of vandalism according to Mayor Antonia Ricigliano.
EDISON – Through a joint effort, a $2.4 million contract has been awarded for the long-awaited restoration of Edison Memorial Tower, a historic structure at Edison State Park honoring the work of inventor Thomas Alva Edison, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Edison Memorial Tower Corporation President Nancy Zerbe announced Thursday.