LAKEWOOD – The Lexington Legends scored six runs in the top of the 6th, and cruised to a 10-3 win Wednesday night at FirstEnergy Park.
NEWARK – Aaron Herr drove in four runs, three coming on a three-run homer, leading the Lancaster Barnstormers to a 9-6 victory over the Newark Bears Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
LINDEN — The Retired Men’s Club of Linden recently celebrated the end of their fraternal year with a luau. Party magic was created through the imagination and efforts of club Vice President Steve Zielinski and his wife, Mary Ann.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Jenifer Llontop of Elizabeth, a senior accounting major, was named to the spring semester Dean’s List at Bryant University.
CLARK – Marc Brown, author of the popular children’s series “Arthur” was a guest at the Rutgers Reading and Writing Annual Workshop held last month in Somerset.
Faced with yawning budget deficits, state legislators are looking for new revenue sources. Many think hiking cigarette excise taxes is the pain-free answer, but they’re wrong.
TRENTON – New Jersey employment rose in May while the state’s unemployment rate edged lower to 9.7 percent, down by 0.1 percentage point from the April rate (9.8%) and equal to the national rate for May (9.7%).
TRENTON – Charges were announced today against a Kearny woman who allegedly orchestrated a scheme to steal millions of dollars by obtaining mortgage loans using false identities and counterfeit documents.
TRENTON -New Jersey’s multi-billion dollar tourism and fishing industries will not be affected by the Gulf oil spill this summer, but are being threatened by misinformation, Commissioner Bob Martin said in testimony before the state Assembly Monday.
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. New Jersey’s strong gun laws, on the other hand, mean the state has the lowest rate of crime guns exported other than Hawaii.
LINDEN – A Linden man has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault, DWI and various other counts after he allegedly tried to ram a police car during an argument with his girlfriend.
TRENTON – Senator Bob Smith and Assemblywoman Linda Greenstein unveiled legislation on Tuesday intended to combat identity theft by requiring the hard drives of all digital copy machines to be wiped clean in order to protect sensitive, personal information, which is stored on each machine, in some cases in perpetuity, unbeknownst to millions of consumers.
PLAINSBORO — Three individuals were arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated at a sobriety checkpoint set up over the weekend as part of a program aimed at ensuring the safety of high school students during their prom and graduation celebrations, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Plainsboro Police Chief Richard Furda announced Monday.