STATE – Delays that snarled the morning commute for thousands of passengers on the Northeast Corridor were blamed on power problems, according to a statement from NJ Transit.
TRENTON – New Jersey did not qualify for federal education funds under the competitive “Race To The Top” education program.
STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $115 million if a single winner elects to take the annuity pay out. The cash option is worth $79.5 million.
Aug. 16 at 8:56 a.m. – Officer Edward O’Donnell investigated a reported theft at Seminary Avenue. The case remains open.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Highland Park man was sentenced to serve three years in a New Jersey state prison for endangering the welfare of a 9-year-old girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced on Friday.
ELIZABETH — Thanks to an intensive investigation by members of the Union County Homicide Task Force, a 29-year-old Irvington man was arrested Friday and charged for his alleged role in a 2008 Elizabeth homicide, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former investigator in the Prosecutor’s Office entered a guilty plea to obstructing the administration of law by admitting that he had improperly contacted another law enforcement agency for non-investigatory reasons, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Monday.
TRENTON – Legislation to examine the recent changes to New Jersey’s graduated license program – including the teen driver decal requirement – received final legislative approval on Monday.
ELIZABETH — A Union County jury convicted a Newark man on three counts of burglary, theft and resisting arrest last week, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced Monday that a portion of Washington Road (CR 535) in Sayreville will be temporarily closed order to remove a Conrail railroad grade crossing.
CLARK – The 2010Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series concludes on Wednesday, Aug. 25, with a performance by Jimmy and the Parrots. This free outdoor concert of popular music in the style of Jimmy Buffett, begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
LINDEN — The only fight night in Linden this year will be held on Friday, Oct. 8, Linden Boxing Association President Alfred A. Volpe announced. That’s when the Linden Boxing Association, in conjunction with the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department will present the 77th Annual New Jersey State Finals of the Diamond Gloves Boxing Tournament.
ROSELAND – Would you be able to list all the contents of your home if you had to? Most people could not, which is why it’s a good idea to create a written home inventory.