Frank L. Knies of Sarasota, Fla., formally of Clark, passed away on March 24. He was 83.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities are asking for the public’s help in their search for a second suspect in the Sept. 28, 2010 murder of a 44-year-old Plainfield taxi driver.
CARTERET – Mayor Daniel Reiman endorsed former Assemblyman Peter Barnes Jr. of Edison to be the next chair of the Middlesex County Democratic Party.
CARTERET — As part of a directive issued by Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman, the Office of Public Information, working with the town’s Construction Department, has issued an advisory to residents providing an overview of residential construction code standards.
EDISON — The newly-reactivated Middlesex County Commission on the Status of Women honored10 women who have made significant contributions to their chosen fields on Wednesday at a dinner at the Pines Manor in Edison.
TRENTON – The state Assembly unanimously approved a bill to amend New Jersey’s identity theft laws to impose criminal penalties on anyone found guilty of criminal impersonation using any electronic communications or internet websites.
CRANBURY – A 43-acre farm that produces and sells vegetables, eggs and fresh honey and a 48-acre farm that produces and sells specialty vegetables are the 66th and 67th farms preserved forever in Middlesex County through the Farmland Preservation Program.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand that, among mining’s other problems, like providing climate-warming coal and endangering miners’ lives, it is also a serious water polluter. Can you enlighten? — Richard Moeller, Salt Lake City, UT
METUCHEN – The Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce and the Metuchen Cultural Arts Commission are seeking artists for the fourth annual Junebug ArtFest.