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.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union County residents will be able recycle unwanted electronic equipment, such as computers and televisions, on Saturday, July 24, in Scotch Plains.
Did you know that you may be able to deduct some of your job search expenses on your tax return?
RAHWAY – The county’s mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available for Union County residents on Wednesday, July 21, in the City of Rahway.
CLARK – Has the future already been written? Is the supernatural a reality? Can ancient secrets by revealed? Will the world come to an end? Is there life after death? Does God exist?
TRENTON – A bill which would permit the development of solar, photovoltaic and wind energy facilities on closed landfills or quarries was approved by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee last week by a vote of 4-0.