ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man who led police on a chase through five towns and at one point tried to run down a state trooper was convicted following a bench trial before Superior Court Judge Stuart Peim.
TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed a bill that would have banned a controversial procedure to drill for natural gas, earning the ire of environmentalists.
EDISON – Edison Township Public Schools has partnered with Blackboard Inc. to launch a custom-designed mobile application to enhance school and district communications, the company announced today.
TRENTON—Nearly 29 percent of New Jersey school districts – 170 of the 589 school districts and educational services commission tracked by the New Jersey School Boards Association – changed superintendents in 2010-2011, according to an NJSBA report.
CARTERET- Carteret Councilwoman Susan Naples and Councilman Randy Krum will mark the beginning of the campaign season with a “Canvassing Kick-off” event on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The pair will join Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman and a host of volunteers in what will be the start of an aggressive campaign for re-election.
ELIZABETH — A Plainfield man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Monday, having been found guilty of drug charges in March, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
SOUTH AMBOY — On Aug. 16, the Dowdell Library Foundation gave $2,000 to the Sadie Pope Dowdell Public Library of South Amboy.
ROSELAND – Residents and business owners affected by storms and flooding face major challenges in recovering from their losses. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has prepared a Disaster Recovery Guide in hopes of providing at least a measure of assistance for those in crisis.
ROBBINSVILLE – With the fall interscholastic sports season about to begin, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Association (NJSIAA) — the non-profit group that represents the best interests of more than 250,000 student athletes from 433 accredited public, private, and parochial high schools — has announced a pair of significant updates.