UNION COUNTY—With combined courthouse experience of 60 years, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi and Sheriff Ralph Froehlich are asking voters to extend their tenure for another term.
LINDEN – Police arrested a Brooklyn man who allegedly attempted to use a stolen credit card at a Linden store on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK—Earth Day has long been a time to think globally and act locally. That’s why on Thursday, April 22, Middlesex County’s office of Rutgers Cooperative Extension invites you to celebrate the 40th birthday of the modern environmental movement, with Earth Day at the EARTH Center in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park , 42 Riva Avenue, South Brunswick, from 4 to 7 p.m.
RAHWAY—Arts Guild New Jersey will present BABYDOLL, an exhibition of art by women artists who’s work comments on the contemporary perception and image of women, curated by the executive director of Arts Guild New Jersey, Lawrence Cappiello.
LAKEWOOD – The BlueClaws won their fourth game in a row Tuesday night, taking down the Hagerstown Suns 4-3 in 11 innings.
UNION – Senior second baseman Melissa Dietrich was a combined 4-of-7 with seven RBI and right-handers Courtney Smyth and Cassie Shotwell each earned complete game victories to lead the Kean University softball team to a New Jersey Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of New Jersey City University on Tuesday afternoon.
STATE– New Jersey voters will head to the polls today in most municipalities to elect members of their local Board of Education and weigh in on the school budget.
STATE –Tonight’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot is worth $143 million, while Wednesday’s Powerball top prize is $252 million.
LAKEWOOD – Jarred Cosart pitched six shutout innings, and the Lakewood BlueClaws cruised to a 5-0 victory Monday night for their first three game winning streak of the 2010 season.
SOMERSET—State and federal disaster recovery officials today said that some common misunderstandings about disaster assistance may deprive individuals of vital help from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
April 12 at 2:57 a.m. – Officer Joseph Teston investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at 411 Valley Road.
April 12 at 12:41 a.m. – Officers Marie Deering, Jeffrey Wietry, Marcus Giammetta, Philip Withers and Jeffrey Urban investigated a robbery at Route 1. The case remains active.
HAMILTON – Across the country, fatal crashes in roadway work zones killed more than 700 people last year. Clearly, this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week offers yet one more reason to take it easy when driving through work zones.