WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Hurricane Earl moves toward Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and then up toward the East Coast of the United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging all Americans in East Coast states to take steps now to prepare their families and businesses for hurricanes and severe weather.
ELIZABETH — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Hillside man earlier this morning and charged him with murdering his wife several hours earlier in Elizabeth, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono sent a letter to Governor Chris Christie requesting that he apologize for his “disparaging and partisan attack on federal education officials” following the state’s error on the Race to the Top education funding application.
TRENTON – With students returning to colleges and universities throughout New Jersey, Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt, Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. and Craig J. Coughlin are pushing legislation to ensure that colleges and universities have plans in place to address on-campus emergencies such as violent attacks or disease pandemics.
TRENTON – Two Hudson County men have been indicted for their alleged roles in an identity theft and insurance fraud scam, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Monday.
Aug. 23 at 10:05 a.m. – Officer Richard Pannone investigated a reported theft at Route 35. The case remains open.
ELIZABETH — A Clifton man was convicted of first degree kidnapping on Friday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
Aug. 23 at 7:52 p.m. – In the vicinity of Lake Avenue, Officer Joseph Teston arrested Colonia resident Michael McGuirl, 28, Gillette resident Stacy Reidinger, 28, and Winfield resident Andrew Sojka, 30, on charges of possessing a controlled substance.
SPRINGFIELD– AAA New Jersey invites members and the general public to donate to its Food Drive, which will benefit less fortunate individuals and families in New Jersey.
ABERDEEN –Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia will host three days worth of grand opening festivities at its Aberdeen Store & Donation Center (228 Route 35 at Cliffwood Avenue) starting Wednesday, Sept. 1.
NEW BRUNSWICK – New Jerseyans are being asked to dig through the bottoms of their drawers to find mismatched earrings, broken bracelets and tangled necklaces in a call to support child abuse prevention efforts across the state.
CLARK – On Saturday, Sept. 11, Clark Township will hold a memorial service for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Many members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered (GLBT) community in New Jersey remain unaware of their rights and responsibilities under the law.