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.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that a portion of Bordentown Avenue (CR 615) in Sayreville will be temporarily closed in order to rehabilitate a Conrail railroad grade crossing.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the next stage of construction for the Smith Street bridge deck replacement project over Route 440 in Woodbridge.
EAST BRUNSWICK — Mayor David Stahl has declared a water emergency and all outside watering is banned in East Brunswick.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management in consultation with Freeholder Director Christopher D. Rafano has declared an “Excessive Heat Pattern” and has instituted the Middlesex County Excessive Heat Plan.
STATE — With temperatures expected to reach nearly 100 today and tomorrow, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.