Land is its own best advocate. Few indeed are those who can walk through the Garden State’s spectacular natural areas and not want to see more land saved. This spring, let the land speak to you: Join the Cross-Jersey Walking Challenge!
CARTERET — Police in New York City have arrested a suspect who was being sought on charges of killing a Carteret teenager, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced Monday.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating a shooting that took place Sunday evening in Elizabeth, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said Monday.
STATE – College students will see a significant reduction in a federal grant program intended to help low and middle income families if a Republican budget plan passes, according to an analysis released today by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – The 192-acre, historically important Pulda Farm in South Brunswick has been preserved forever now that the purchase of the land has been finalized, county officials announced Friday.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city recently received $250,000 from the New Jersey Department of Transportation 2011 Municipal Aid Program for a road improvement project.
LINDEN – In February, heavyweight wrestler Austin Frank earned his 100th career victory at a quad match in Kearny. The Linden High School senior became the first wrestler in school history to reach that milestone.
UNION – Union Township officials joined physicians, staff and other representatives of Overlook Hospital on Thursday, Feb. 17, to mark the opening of Overlook Hospital Imaging, Union Campus.
RAHWAY — Applications are now available for a Memorial Day tradition in Rahway — the 11th Annual PowerBar Mayor’s Trophy 5K Road Race. You can pick one up at the Rahway Recreation Center, 3 City Hall Plaza (275 Milton Ave.) or by going to www.cityofrahway.com. You may also call 1-732-669-3600 to have an application mailed to you.