Metuchen Resident Named Bank VP

METUCHEN – The Provident Bank has promoted Jason Conway of Metuchen to vice president and area manager. In his new role, Conway is responsible for managing the Metuchen, Hopelawn and Perth Amboy branches, overseeing business development, staffing and community relations activities.

The Poisons All Around Us

Lately I’ve been reminded of an old campfire skit. The leader is speaking calmly to the gathered campers when someone races in with arms flailing, shouting: “Help! Help! It’s all around me!” The host reacts with genuine concern: “What’s all around you?!” The intruder smiles, shrugs and replies nonchalantly: “The air.”

Former Prosecutor’s Office Investigator Pleads Guilty

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.

NJ Senate Approves Bill To Re-Examine Teen Driver Decals

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.