CLARK — Through Sunday, East Coast Conditioning leads the Clark Men’s Softball League with a 10-1 record.
RAHWAY — Students from Roosevelt School and the Rahway Middle School participated in the Special Olympics recently held at the Rahway Recreation Center.
NORFOLK, Va. — Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School and assigned to the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), recently received the 2009 Admiral Flatley Memorial Award.
BRIDGEWATER– The Newark Bears shutout the Somerset Patriots 4-0 on Sunday afternoon at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater.
GREAT LAKES, Ill. — Navy Seaman Walter A. Wenzel, Jr, a 2006 graduate of Sayreville War Memorial High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
ELIZABETH — A licensed pharmacist pled guilty last week to second degree insurance fraud and has agreed to reimburse an insurance company more than $235,000, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – A housing advocate said that state Sen. Raymond Lesniak is trying to redirect $20 million from the state’s housing trust fund to aid a private developer renovating apartments down the street from the Democrat’s Elizabeth home.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs in May, according to Keith Hall, commissioner of the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, the majority of the job growth could be attributed to the hiring of temporary workers for the U.S. Census.
TRENTON – Three insurance brokers from Maryland and their two companies were indicted Thursday on charges that they conspired to steal $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, officials said.
CARTERET — The borough has received a coveted recovery zone designation from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and will utilize the United States Internal Revenue Service allocation of $11 million in bond tax credits, officials announced.
May 24 at 6:56 a.m. – Officer Scott Durkin investigated a theft at Wescott Drive. The case remains open
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced construction has begun on the replacement of the Route 9 overpass superstructure over Main Street in Woodbridge.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a new traffic pattern starting today on Route 1 as construction progresses on a bridge replacement over an abandoned rail line and two local access roadways in North Brunswick.