Something remarkable happened on November 4, 2008. Despite economic distress, uncertainty and insecurity, voters went to the polls and chose hope over fear electing Barack Obama President of the United States.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate has scheduled a vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of legislation that would fund women’s health clinics.
TRENTON – A corporation that was contracted by the City of Perth Amboy during the administration of former Mayor Joseph Vas pleaded guilty today to performing thousands of dollars worth of free masonry and paving work at the mayor’s house, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
EDISON – Police have arrested a New Brunswick man on charges of fatally stabbing a 15-year-old female in an Edison motel nearly 20 years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas J. Bryan announced today.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP– A Stockton-Zogby poll has found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey parents of 9th to 12th grade students believe higher education should be a top budget priority and that the current level of funding is unsatisfactory.
CLARK – In light of the current humanitarian disaster in Pakistan, you may be seeking ways to reach out and help. And while many organizations worldwide are accepting donations for this cause, it’s certainly in your best interest to evaluate the legitimacy of the organization before you contribute.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to promote bone marrow and blood stem cell donation awareness was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Chris Christie.
CLARK — On Aug. 20, the Clark Health Department was notified that a pool of mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile Virus at the Oak Ridge Park located on Oak Ridge Road.
STATE–New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez reminds residents that as of Sept. 30, all birth certificates issued by the Puerto Rican government prior to July 1, 2010 will be deemed invalid.
LINDEN – Police arrested a suspect who they believe used a garden hose nozzle to rob a Roselle Street deli Tuesday.
TRENTON – A Middlesex County dentist pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding the Medicaid program of almost $85,000, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
UNION – Kean Stage’s 2010-2011 performing arts season boasts an impressive lineup including Jim Brickman, Vanessa Carlton, Sharon Isbin, the Mark O’Connor Quartet, the Moscow Festival Ballet, more dance and a host of family and school programs.
ROSELLE PARK – “Faces and Places” a solo exhibit of pastel and oil artworks by Roselle Park resident, Dolores J. Brink will be on display at the Casano Community Center Gallery through Oct. 15. There will be a reception to meet the artist on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 6–8 p.m.