BERKELEY HEIGHTS — You don’t have to be in high school to attend a senior prom. Residents and patients at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County enjoyed good company, music and dancing at the annual event.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — The Long Island Ducks defeated the Newark Bears 11-3 at Suffolk County Sports Park in Central Islip, New York.
The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear the case of Snyder v. Phelps, a case that tests the limits of the First Amendment’s protections for free speech.
They used to say the truth shall set you free. These days it might get you fired. Apparently, stumbling onto the truth is a grave offense in the Republican Party. Ask Michael Steele, its chairman.
With the Deepwater Horizon oil spill doing long-term damage to commercial fishing, wildlife, and tourism, perhaps the bubble of our ocean fantasies has finally burst.
ELIZABETH — A North Carolina man was sentenced to 50 years in prison last Friday, after being found guilty of first degree armed robbery, second degree aggravated assault and weapon offences, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
STATE – Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order establishing the County Prosecutor Study Commission to examine the feasibility of modifying the state’s county prosecutor system towards greater efficiency and savings for taxpayers.
STATE – Beginning Aug. 1, biennial passenger vehicle inspections will entail only an emissions check and the exemption for new and used vehicles four years old or newer will be extended to five years under program changes announced Friday by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez.
STATE–Headed to court? You may want to stop by your local library first.
LINDEN – Last week, a pair of teens robbed a convenience store on East Elizabeth Avenue at knifepoint, according to police.
CLARK – A public hearing on an ordinance to close Campbell Street to traffic is on the agenda at tonight’s Clark Township Council meeting.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps, whose mission is “to protect and preserve natural areas from misuse, polluters and the forces of nature” at the more than 7,000 acres of Open Space owned and maintained by Middlesex County.
BRONX, N.Y. — On Thursday, July 29, the American Cancer Society is holding the first annual Be Your Own MVP event at Yankee Stadium in the Legends Suite Club from 7 – 11 p.m.