My ancestor, Pedro Francisco, was born on July 9th, 1760 to a wealthy family in the beautiful Azores Islands. Five years later, young Pedro’s life was changed forever when he was kidnapped by pirates and never saw his family again.
WOODBRIDGE – Gov. Chris Christie will visit Woodbridge Tuesday morning for a town hall meeting to discuss his agenda for New Jersey and his fiscal year 2012 budget proposal.
NEWARK — A former Edison Little League coach was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today.
TRENTON –New Jersey State Police detectives arrested a Middlesex County sheriff’s officer this morning on charges that he assisted the former sheriff in collecting a bribe, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
CRANFORD — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force and the Cranford Police Department are investigating the death of a woman that occurred on Sunday, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
CARTERET — A Carteret man was arrested Friday afternoon on charges of strangling an Avenel woman, robbing her and setting her home on fire, Middlesex County First Assistant Prosecutor Julia McClure and Woodbridge Police Chief William Trenery announced.
SOUTH AMBOY — Francis “Butch” Mulvey strolled the streets of South Amboy as the Grand Marshal of the South Amboy St. Patrick’s Day Parade held on Saturday, March 12.
NEWARK—According to a new study in the March issue of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) journal Pediatrics, energy drinks may pose a risk for serious adverse health effects in some children, especially those with diabetes, seizures, cardiac abnormalities or mood and behavior disorders.
ELIZABETH – This spring, the Union County College Retails Skills Center is offering free job training classes for Elizabeth residents interested in the hospitality industry, customer service and sales, and visual merchandising.