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.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – The Bridgeport Bluefish defeated the Newark Bears 2-1 on Thursday night at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.