UNION – Junior Andy Hilton (Rochester, N.Y.) scored the winning goal with just over seven minutes remaining in the fourth period to give the College at Brockport a 7-6 win over Kean in men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a St. Patrick’s Day Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, March 16 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center in Linden.
EDISON—Due to the recent severe storms and unusually warm weather, the Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation has been forced to end the ice skating season at the popular Roosevelt Park Family Ice Rink in Edison. The original closing date was March 28.
TRENTON – A Union County insurance agency employee was sentenced today for diverting approximately $20,000 worth of life insurance proceeds to himself, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
PERTH AMBOY – Nine candidates have filed to run for three seats on Perth Amboy’s City Council in the May 11 nonpartisan election.
ELIZABETH – Two homeless men who had been indicted on murder charges for causing the death of an Elizabeth firefighter last year were sentenced on lesser counts Friday.
ELIZABETH – A jury found a 34-year-old Elizabeth man not guilty of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.
STATE – Municipalities found out how much regular state aid they could expect under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal yesterday.
TRENTON – Yesterday, an Assembly committee advanced five bills to reform taxpayer-funded pensions and benefits for public workers.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Piscataway police sergeant pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of stealing $2,671.25 after submitting false vouchers to collect overtime he never worked, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced an upcoming traffic shift on Route 1 over the Millstone River in West Windsor and Plainsboro in connection with an ongoing bridge replacement project.
TRENTON— An ongoing project to create connections between I-78 and the Garden State Parkway at Interchange 142 will require a shift of I-78 eastbound local traffic and the closure of an eastbound local lane starting Friday night, March 19 and continuing for several months.