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.
MOUNTAINSIDE — The Internal Revenue Service issued its 2010 “dirty dozen” list of tax scams, including schemes involving return preparer fraud, hiding income offshore and phishing.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—To help promote a love of reading in school-aged children in New Jersey, Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin participated in “National Read Across America Day.”
NEWARK – As residents recover from this weekend’s flooding and wind storm, Attorney General Paula T. Dow cautioned consumers to beware of price gouging and home repair work offered by unregistered contractors.
CLARK—Barnes & Noble is sponsoring a book fair on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20, at their Clark store located at 1180 Raritan Road, to support Literacy Volunteers of Union County.