April 5 at 7:46 p.m. – In the vicinity of the 1100 block of Raritan Road, Officer Terrance Harrison arrested Clark resident Andrew Mellein, 21, and charged him with possession of a hypodermic syringe. He was subsequently released on his own recognizance pending a court date.
TRENTON – Senator Nicholas P. Scutari (D-Union) said a report that the Department of Transportation has made it a goal to double the number of towns using red-light cameras is deeply concerning, adding that “it appears the state is using the pilot program as a means to raise revenue for towns and cities rather than to improve public safety as the Legislature intended.”
SAYREVILLE – Noting that Sayreville residents can no longer afford the tax increases approved by the current administration, the team of Stanley Drwal, Councilwoman Lisa Eicher and Mary Novak kicked off their campaign to move Sayreville forward.
NEWARK – An Elizabeth man admitted to preparing numerous false individual income tax returns on behalf of his clients in Jersey City, resulting in a significant tax loss to the IRS, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Tuesday.
CLARK — The NJ State 4-H Archery Competition was held at Union County’s Oak Ridge Park archery range in Clark on Saturday, April 9. Teenagers came from 4-H Clubs in Hunterdon, Middlesex, Sussex and Union Counties to compete.
Dear EarthTalk: I understand a recent government report concluded that our global food system is in deep trouble, that roughly two billion people are hungry or undernourished while another billion are over consuming to the point of obesity. What’s going on? — Ellie Francoeur, Baton Rouge, LA
CLARK – The Easter Bunny will visit O’Johnnie’s Hallmark Gift Shop at 170 Westfield Avenue in Clark on Saturday, April 16.
SCOTCH PLAINS — The diverse artistic accomplishments of New Jersey middle and high school students is on exhibit until May 26 at the South Street Gallery, located within New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) donor room at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
MADISON, Wis.— When warmer spring temperatures beckon kids outdoors, parents should remember to check them for ticks to avoid Lyme disease.