NEWARK — NJ Transit will operate limited service on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast line this evening, and will continue to route Midtown Direct trains to and from Hoboken Terminal, following a minor train derailment in New York Penn Station this morning.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police are searching for a 2000 to 2003 Jeep Wrangler or Jeep Liberty to determine whether it was involved in the death of an 18-year-old Perth Amboy man who was struck and killed as he walked along the shoulder of Route 35 north in South Amboy nearly two weeks ago.
TRENTON – A state prison inmate was sentenced to an additional seven years in prison yesterday for organizing a smuggling scheme that used a correction officer to bring pre-paid cell phones and narcotics into Northern State Prison in Newark, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN – High winds from a thunderstorm last night damaged property in a ten-block area in Linden, according to police.
STATE — New Jersey’s least experienced drivers are engaging in increasingly risky behavior behind the wheel. The troubling revelation comes in a recent study by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, co-sponsored by the state’s Division of Highway Traffic Safety.
You’re probably weary of being reminded to take precautions against identity theft, but here’s a wrinkle you may not have considered: Identity thieves have broadened their reach by harvesting children’s dormant Social Security numbers.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 51st season of music on Wednesday, Aug. 10, with an evening of Jersey Shore Soul performed by JoBonanno & the Godsons. This free concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues with performances in four county parks.
ELIZABETH–It will be a great day on the links or at the spa as The Trinitas Health Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic and Spa Day, set for Monday, Sept. 12, takes place at a new location, the Echo Lake Country Club, at 515 Springfield Avenue in Westfield, and the Vito Mazza Day Spa in Woodbridge.