Dear EarthTalk: Can earthquake energy be harnessed for power, particularly in places like Japan? Also, how can Japan, so vulnerable to earthquakes, even have nuclear power? — Sasha M., Australia
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – State police are seeking witnesses to a hit and run crash on the New Jersey Turnpike this morning that injured a Philadelphia man.
FREEHOLD – On Friday, a 35-year-old Edison man admitted that he tried to kill his estranged wife and led police on a high-speed chase on New Year’s Day 2009.
NEWARK – The leader of the G-Shine Bloods criminal street gang operating in Plainfield admitted today to his involvement with crack cocaine distribution in the area, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police have identified an 18-year-old Perth Amboy man who apparently was struck and killed as he walked along the shoulder of Route 35 north in South Amboy, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and South Amboy Police Chief Darren LaVigne announced today.
ELIZBETH — State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak has asked the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission to investigate allegations that his political opponents solicited campaign contributions from Elizabeth Board of Education employees on school property.
CARTERET – Carteret Public Schools reminds parents of children entering the sixth grade next month to turn in an updated immunization form to the middle school nurse.
LINDEN – Three veteran Linden police officers were promoted in a ceremony at City Hall last week.
SOUTH AMBOY – On July 27, the South Amboy Branch YMCA recognized Amboy Bank for their contribution which allowed the Y to purchase a bike rack, and outdoor trash and recycling receptacles to enhance the exterior of the newly-constructed Community Center.