NEWARK – Federal and state officials have reached an agreement on the amount of money New Jersey would pay to reimburse the federal government for money spent on a cancelled rail tunnel that would have expanded access between New Jersey and Manhattan.
ELIZABETH –Middletown Police tracked a suspected car thief to Elizabeth and arrested him with assistance from city police on Thursday, according to a report by the Atlantic Highlands Herald.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Over 40 new and returning Peer Ministers from Union Catholic High School participated in a training day at the Archdiocesan Youth Retreat Center in Kearny.
CLARK — The Township Council will hold a workshop and special meeting on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) marked 15 years since legislation he authored was signed into law to prohibit individuals convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors from buying or possessing firearms.
WOODBRIDGE — Orthopedic surgeons Michael T. Lu, MD, and Cristobal Beiro, MD, have joined the Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center and opened the practice Garden State Bone & Joint Specialists in Woodbridge.
PISCATAWAY – The 2011 Critical Life Issues Conference, sponsored by the Diocese of Metuchen Office of Respect for Life, will be held on Saturday, October 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane.
Heart Walk • Oct. 1 – Join the American Heart Association at the Central Jersey Heart Walk at Duke Island Park, Bridgewater. Info: 1-609-208-0020 or www.centralnjheartwalk.org
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a Plainfield man earlier today after he was charged in connection with a March homicide, Union County First Assistant Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.