TRENTON – Two men have been indicted on charges of loansharking and money laundering in connection with a joint investigation into alleged extortion of money from dock workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Commissioner Ronald Goldstock of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor announced today.
PLAINFIELD — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating a shooting death that occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday at 310 West Front Street, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said yesterday.
TRENTON – The New Jersey General Assembly paused from their legislative deliberations last Thursday to honor the championship Sayreville High School football team on the floor of the Assembly chamber, presenting the team with a ceremonial resolution sponsored by Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski that commemorates their championship year.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to choose carefully when hiring an individual or firm to prepare their tax returns. Taxpayers are responsible for the information on their tax returns even if prepared by someone else.
EDISON – On Thursday, Jan. 20, state Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) will hold a public hearing on the impact of Gov. Chris Christie’s cuts to state education spending.
RAHWAY — When Madison School teachers Karen Lewis and Carol Troia found out that two-year-old Jack Heilich had cerebral palsy, they went on the offensive to raise money for his medical bills.
UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County, a non-profit organization that helps adults to improve their reading, writing or English conversation skills, is recruiting new tutor volunteers.
SUMMIT — The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey offers several opportunities to create, learn about, and view art this month. The Winter Semester of studio art classes begins on Monday, Jan. 10.
EDISON — Anuva Goel of Piscataway, a sixth grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, has been named a winner in the National Geographic Dogeared Blogger Contest.