PERTH AMBOY — Hall Avenue between State Street and Cortlandt Street will be closed to vehicular traffic from 10 a.m. on Friday, June 11, until 11 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, Perth Amboy police announced this morning.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help jump-start New Jersey’s housing market by creating a tax credit for home purchases received final legislative approval on Thursday.
TRENTON – Legislation to tighten requirements for serving on boards of education was released Thursday 8-0-1 by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote bone marrow and blood stem cell donation awareness received final legislative approval Thursday in the Senate.
TRENTON – Anthony Cariello of East Brunswick, pleaded guilty Wednesday to an extortion conspiracy charge stemming from his assault of a debtor to collect an illegal loan, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
METUCHEN – Cablevision’s Power to Learn, along with former Gov. James Florio, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, and Metuchen Mayor Tom Vahalla, recognized Metuchen High School students as New Jersey Charity Champions for their efforts on behalf of the National Organization for Migration, a global charity helping to put an end to child slavery in Ghana.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – States with weak gun laws supply guns to criminals in other states at a rate five times higher than dealers in states with stronger gun laws, according to a Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence analysis of newly released crime gun trace data.
WOODBRIDGE — Mayor John E. McCormac and township officials will cut the ribbon to officially open the “Greenable Woodbridge Museum of the Future” on Saturday, June 12 at the Woodbridge Center Mall
TRENTON – By a vote of 37 to 1, the full Senate approved a bill on Thursday which would institute efficiencies in the unemployment insurance (UI) system intended to benefit laid-off workers and employers alike, while also protecting those in dire financial circumstances from certain abuses that have recently come to light.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the start of construction on a $21.5 million viaduct replacement project on Route 22 in Hillside Township.
TRENTON – Noting the negative impact that debt and the inability to legally drive can have on a person’s life, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez announced the creation of the MVC Surcharge Payment Incentive Program this week.
LINDEN – Police arrested two men on Tuesday night after investigating a report of shots fired on the 700 block of Allen Street, authorities said.
ELIZABETH – Home furnishing retailer IKEA will offer each of the first 250 customers on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, a gift card ranging from $5 to $250 to mark completion of a comprehensive renovation of its Elizabeth store.