TRENTON – A suspended senior state correction officer from Newark pleaded guilty to trafficking 22 kilograms of cocaine from Texas to New Jersey, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Wednesday.
WOODBRIDGE – As members of the township’s police union protested outside, Gov. Chris Christie told a packed house at the Woodbridge Community Center that public employee pension costs are killing New Jersey’s future.
March 7 at 5:28 p.m. – In the vicinity of Raritan Road, Officer Antonio Manata arrested Brooklyn, N.Y. resident Milan Stojka, 39, and charged him with hindering apprehension. He was also issued summonses for motor several vehicle violations and subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
CARTERET — Upgrades to Carteret’s Sullivan Field should be complete by the end of March, according to Mayor Daniel Reiman and the borough council.
STATE – The 60 Plus Association, which touts itself as the conservative alternative to the AARP, has come out in support of state Sen. Raymond Lesniak’s legislation to deregulate New Jersey’s landline phone market.
EDISON — The Middlesex County College Foundation is planning a night of make-believe gambling on Friday, April 8 at the Rosewood, 2863 Woodbridge Avenue in Edison. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the games begin at 6 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: December 2010 marked the 26th anniversary of the infamous Bhopal disaster in India when chemical company Union Carbide leaked deadly gases, killing thousands of people. What safeguards are in place today to prevent incidents like this?
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—Attention caregivers, do you feel tired? Are you overwhelmed and stressed? Caring for a loved one can bring on those feelings. You are not alone.
UNION TOWNSHIP — A Democrats for Change candidate for Township Committee in the June 2010 primary election will be unopposed in his bid for the Board of Education.