RAHWAY – United Water Rahway is urging customers to conserve water and cut back on outdoor usage during this heat wave.
TRENTON – Democrat John S. Wisniewski, chairman of the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee, criticized Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to keep the state’s Transportation Trust Fund solvent for another year by refinancing its debt.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro Grasshoppers starter Matt Montogomery dominated the BlueClaws bats Wednesday afternoon, as Lakewood had its five-game winning streak snapped 2-0.
STATE – The heat wave has affected New Jersey commuters who rely on NJ TRANSIT trains. Over the past 24 hours, the agency has experienced an increase in locomotive problems related to the extreme temperatures.
LINDEN — Three Linden Police Department veteran officers were promoted to the rank of sergeant last week in a ceremony at Linden City Hall.
LINDEN – Last week, a Linden man was robbed at gunpoint when while attempting to sell his iPhone, police said.
June 29 at 12:29 p.m. – At the Union Police Department, Det. Alex Yanes arrested Rahway resident Vincent DeSarno, 34, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
ELIZABETH – A group of Elizabeth seniors and their grandchildren traveled Whitesboro last month to visit the graves of African-American soldiers and learn more about African-American history.
STATE — An audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) found the state of New Jersey has been paying for more than 19,000 phone lines that go unused and are no longer needed.
TRENTON — A compromise effort to cap New Jersey property tax increases at two percent per year moved forward yesterday.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Trevor May was victorious in his 2010 BlueClaws debut, as Lakewood hung on late for their fifth win in a row, 7-6 over the Greensboro Grasshoppers.
STATE — About 6,500 PSE&G customers are currently without power this morning due to the extreme heat. Municipalities with more than 500 customers affected include: Fairview, Elizabeth and Jersey City. The utility serves 2.1 million customers statewide.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today asked residents to voluntarily conserve water due to a persistent dry spell and extremely hot weather, key factors that are beginning to affect water supplies statewide.