MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Two Middlesex County residents won a holiday contest that let them share their good fortune with a local charity.
Many of New Jersey’s senior citizens migrate south in the winter. In contrast to the “snow birds,” one venerable Red-tailed Hawk from New Jersey was recently found to be the oldest living of its species in the world! She’s a happy reminder that many raptors are experiencing a comeback in this state we’re in.
STATE – New Jersey residents can expect a wintry mix of precipitation tonight through tomorrow morning.
PLAINFIELD — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a Plainfield teenager who died early Sunday morning, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH – On Friday afternoon, a Union County Grand Jury indicted three individuals on murder and robbery charges in the death of a Summit man last summer, First Assistant Union County Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. said.
ELIZABETH — A former Salvation Army pastor and his wife were found guilty last week of multiple theft by deception charges, according to First Assistant Union County Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr.
EDISON – Nine positions in the township’s Department of Public Works, including one that is currently vacant, will be eliminated effective Jan. 31, Mayor Antonia Ricigliano announced Friday. Two addition positions will be eliminated effective Feb. 7.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection is providing New Jersey’s municipalities and counties $13 million in grants to assist local recycling efforts, Commissioner Bob Martin announced Friday.
NEW BRUNSWICK — In a study published in the December issue of Hypertension, a journal of the American Heart Association, investigators have shown that early treatment with blood pressure-lowering medications provides a long-term benefit of reducing the risk of death from cardiovascular disease.