MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The Middlesex County Board of Elections is encouraging residents who have recently moved, changed their name or are new residents in Middlesex County to check their personal voter information by visiting the State Division of Elections web site.
CLARK – United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) kicked off its 2011-2012 annual campaign during New Jersey Family Day at the 14th Annual Union County Fair featuring MusicFest on Sunday, Sept. 18.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Health and Senior Services are urging New Jersey residents to take precautions to protect themselves from mosquito-borne West Nile virus by taking some simple steps to reduce populations of the insect on their own properties.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Minnie Wilkins, a resident of Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights, is an exceptional individual with artistic skills. Wilkins successfully entered a colorful geometric design done in markers entitled “Colours of Motion” in a recent art competition.
Sept. 13 at 9:15 p.m. – At 77 Central Avenue, Officer Terrance Harrison arrested Elizabeth resident Gladis Baca, 52, and charged her with shoplifting merchandise valued at $176.93 from the Marshall’s Department Store. She was subsequently released on her own recognizance pending a court date.
JERSEY CITY — Senior striker Julia Caseres (Union) is the New Jersey City University women’s athlete of the week for the second time this season and the 12th time in her three-year Gothic Knight career after becoming the all-time leading scorer in New Jersey collegiate soccer history.
CLARK – The Clark Health Department will offer flu shots to Clark residents of any age on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Clark Recreation Center located at 430 Westfield Avenue between the hours of 2-3:30 p.m.
CLARK – The township’s Health and Police departments have received reports of two fox sightings occurring over the weekend of Sept. 17-18 in the Valley Road / Rahway Park area.
NEWARK – A lead transportation security officer employed by the Transportation Security Administration at Newark Liberty International Airport was sentenced today to six months home confinement for his role in stealing money from travelers during security screenings, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.