CLARK — A team of Arthur L. Johnson High School students competed in the New Jersey Science Olympiad Regional Competition at Union County College in Cranford on Jan. 11.
TRENTON – Environmental groups are applauding Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to block a liquefied natural gas port that would have been built off the New Jersey coast.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former South Plainfield Rescue Squad worker pleaded guilty Monday to charges of sexually assaulting two males in separate incidents, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced. Ronald Sward, 47, South Plainfield pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual…
NEWARK – A task force led by the Office of the Attorney General and State Division of Consumer Affairs, along with the Bergen, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Somerset county offices of consumer affairs, last week inspected 574 tax preparation offices statewide in search of false and misleading advertising of so-called “instant,” “same day” and “24 hour” tax refunds.
ELIZABETH – An equipment failure at PSE&G’s Bayway Switching Station in Elizabeth knocked out power to approximately 20,000 customers yesterday afternoon.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced a package of six bills intended to promote the purchase of electric vehicles by New Jersey residents and business.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz announced a campaign to promote awareness of underage drinking.
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously approved a controversial bill that would establish a pilot program to encourage private corporations to pay for private school scholarships for low-income students in chronically failing public schools was released Thursday night by an Assembly panel.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man was found guilty of reckless manslaughter in the beating death of 28-year-old man that occurred in 2006, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.