RIDGEFIELD PARK – A Bronx man was arrested following a traffic stop this week when a state police trooper spotted hundreds of suspected counterfeit movies and CDs in his vehicle.
WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Police Department is in the process of reevaluation by the National Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA.)
UNION – Calvary Assembly of God will host a Christian music concert on Sunday, Dec. 12, at the church on 953 West Chestnut Street in Union.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation announced that traffic will be shifted on Route 22 eastbound over Burke Parkway in Union Township as part of an on-going $1.2 million bridge deck replacement project.
Dear EarthTalk: In my business courses in college, we were taught that ecological degradation was an “externality”—something outside the purview of economic analyses. Now that the environment is of such concern, are economists beginning to rethink this? — Josh Dawson, Flagstaff, AZ
EDISON — The Middlesex County College women’s basketball team beat Rockland 75-67 in a well-played contest Dec. 7. The squad is now 5-5.
EDISON — A new student government has been created at Middlesex County College; it now has four officers and elections for 12 to 14 representatives will be held in the spring. Called the Student Government Association (SGA), the organization will represent students and their interests.
GLASSBORO – Freshman Michael Burton knocked down back-to-back three-pointers in the final 90 seconds of the game, as the Kean University men’s basketball team closed the game on a 7-0 run to defeat host Rowan University, 71-66, in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Wednesday evening.
UNION – Freshman guard Emily Cristaldi scored eight of her team-high 18 points in overtime, as the Kean University women’s basketball team overcame a double-digit second-half deficit to defeat DeSales University, 69-65, in overtime in non-conference action on Wednesday evening.