ELIZABETH—A Union County Grand Jury indicted an Elizabeth man last month on charges that he attempted to hire someone to kill another man, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
TRENTON – New Jersey shouldn’t expect much help from the federal government to bail out the state’s insolvent unemployment insurance fund, according to U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
LINDEN—City residents would be very receptive to someone with a record of tax-cutting, according to a former official who is planning to be a candidate in the June 8 Democratic primary election.
CLARK – Diane Andrusaitis will demonstrate therapy given by her dog, Lucy, for seniors at next Friday’s AARP chapter meeting.
RAHWAY – A taxi driver was robbed at knifepoint early Monday morning, according to police.
ELIZABETH-These are memories from William Frolich: “A sad loss to the shopping public was the disappearance of the once familiar ‘five-and-ten cent’ store. Broad Street once had two such stores within only two blocks in the center of town.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Postal Service is moving forward with plans to cut mail delivery to five days a week instead of the current six, in an attempt to improve its financial position.
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.