EDISON — Eileen K. Palumbo, director of shared service benefits at Johnson & Johnson and a member of the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees, was presented with the 2010 Alumna of the Year Award during Celebration Day, an annual event that honors members of the college community.
Taylor Lier of Edison High School was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
Selection of trees for planting in a home landscape depends on the desired effect and the purpose the trees will satisfy in the landscape, explains Tchukki Andersen, staff arborist with the Tree Care Industry Association.
TRENTON – New Jersey authorities announced the indictment of 34 members and associates of the New York-based Lucchese crime family on charges of racketeering, conspiracy and money laundering.
NEWARK – An Elizabeth man appeared Thursday afternoon before United States Magistrate Judge Claire C. Cecchi on the charge of robbing a TD Bank in Rahway, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball lottery drawing, the jackpot will grow to an estimated $120 million.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man was convicted of robbing a 40-year-old woman at knifepoint on a city street as she was walking home from work, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
TRENTON – Legislation to examine the recent changes to New Jersey’s graduated license program – including the controversial teen driver decal requirement – was released Thursday 11 to 1 by the Assembly Transportation, Public Works and Independent Authorities Committee.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to jump-start New Jersey’s housing market by creating a tax credit for home purchases during 2010 was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. to create a rape shield law for civil cases was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON—The New Jersey School Boards Association expressed its opposition to a bill that would use corporate tax credits to fund school vouchers, essentially diverting public funds to non-public schools at a time when boards of education are dealing with a $1.2 billion cut in state aid to education.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears announced Thursday that J.R. House has been signed by the New York Mets organization and assigned to their Triple-A affiliate, Buffalo of the International league. The Bears’ backstop started 16 games in 2010.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jonathan Singleton homered in his second at bat as a BlueClaw and Matt Way gave up two runs over five to earn his second straight win as Lakewood topped Greenville 5-2 on Thursday night at Fluor Field.