Are you clued in to the current slashing and burning going on in Washington, DC? The new Congress is trying to settle on a federal budget that should have been voted on last fall. President Obama unveiled his idea for the next budget on Monday.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former employee at East Jersey State Prison has been sentenced to serve a four-year prison term for having sexual contact with an inmate and bringing drugs into the prison, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
TRENTON – The leader of a union representing one million members called for changes in public workers’ health benefits to be accomplished through negotiation rather than legislation.
TRENTON – Since there were no winners for the Powerball jackpot on Saturday, the top prize in tonight’s drawing is $101 million.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Public Health Department Rape Crisis Intervention Center is looking for county residents who are 18 years of age and older to volunteer as confidential sexual violence advocates.
PERTH AMBOY—The Perth Amboy Fire Department has been awarded a federal grant worth nearly $200,000 to improve their ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of the first-responder personnel in fire related emergencies.
TRENTON – A former New Jersey resident admitted his role in a $15 million insurance scam.
EDISON — Workshops on applying for financial aid for college will be offered at Middlesex County College. The workshops, which are open to current Middlesex students and those who have applied, will be held on the college’s Edison campus and the New Brunswick Center.
UNION — The Theatre Department at Kean University presents the Stephen Sondheim / Hugh Wheeler musical, “Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” from Feb. 25 through March 5 in the Zella Fry Theatre on the Union campus.