Feb. 23 at 9:18 a.m. – In the vicinity of Prescott Turn, Officer Dan Pitts arrested Newark resident Donna Sunbury, 44, for possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
RAHWAY—Read Across America Day was celebrated at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway with the help of the Rahway Fire Department.
RAHWAY—Daisy Girl Scout Troop #1312 from Rahway recently held a cookie booth sale. Many of the girls from the troop participated in assisting customers, keeping track of inventory and showed tremendous teamwork.
EDISON—Kindergarteners to fifth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison marked the birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geissel) by reading excerpts from the children’s author’s most notable works such as “The Cat in the Hat” and “One Fish Two Fish.”
NEWARK — NJ Transit today implemented an emergency spending freeze and told employees that it will reduce its workforce by more than 200, rollback spending on retirement accounts, and cut executive salaries.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Monday was the deadline for school board candidates to file nominating petitions to run in the April 20 school elections. These are the candidates from Middlesex County.
ELIZABETH – Authorities arrested a Woodbridge man last week who allegedly used a stolen identity to avoid traffic fines.
CARTERET—The New Jersey Enterprise Zone Authority has extended Carteret’s Urban Enterprise Zone designation 15 years, Mayor Dan Reiman and the Economic Development Office announced Monday.
UNION COUNTY – Monday was the deadline for school board candidates to file nominating petitions to run in the April 20 school elections. These are the candidates from Union County.
SOMERSET – With New Jersey’s unemployment rate at 10 percent, non-profit and religious organizations are doing their part to help the jobless find work and provide spiritual support at the same time.
TRENTON – Assemblyman Ralph Caputo on Monday announced he and several other Assembly Democrats have introduced legislation that would seek voter approval to place video lottery terminals at the Meadowlands horse racing track.
Clearance Sale • Now through March 6 – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is having a winter clothing clearance sale at their thrift shop, 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. The store is open from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. every day except Sunday. Proceeds benefit the animal rescue group. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The overwhelming majority of Americans (92%) use multiple platforms to get their daily news, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.