ELIZABETH—A Union County man was sentenced to 79 years in prison Friday after he was convicted last October on 20 separate counts of raping four young girls, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
LINDEN – Three vehicles parked on Helen Street, as well as a North Wood Avenue shop were shot with BB pellets over the weekend, police said.
STATE—The “New Jersey Economic Stimulus Act of 2009” encourages funding private business developments with public money, putting taxpayers at risk while allowing wealthy investors to profit.
TRENTON – On Monday, Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) called on Governor Christie and New Jersey Transit to reconsider the proposed bus route eliminations that would severely limit options for East Brunswick commuters traveling to Manhattan and North Jersey and requested that a hearing be held in Middlesex County to allow concerned residents the opportunity to weigh in.
STATE—Beginning July 1, 2010, New Jersey residents born in Puerto Rico will have to obtain a new certified copy of their birth certificate under a new law passed by the government of Puerto Rico.
Many people are often surprised to find themselves subject to the AMT, or alternative minimum tax. Although this tax was originally intended for a narrow group of taxpayers, it is now estimated to have an impact on millions of people.
LINCROFT – Clean Ocean Action will host a symposium against beach litter on Saturday, March 13, at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft.
CLARK—In an ongoing effort to improve their school, parents, teachers and alumni have pulled together to bring new clubs to the already progressive school.
March is here and spring break is just around the corner for most students across the country. Many are anxious to escape the cold weather and shed some layers of clothing.
LINDEN—Former Linden Councilman James Moore received a warm send off from state Parole Board Chair Yolette C. Ross, one of only four African-American women in the nation to oversee a state parole board.
RAHWAY – A fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently honored the accomplishments of Monte Irvin, a baseball player in the Negro Leagues and a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee at the school’s annual Black History Gallery Walk.
ROSELLE – First grade students from Washington Elementary School in Roselle successfully completed a science experiment in class last month. They had so much fun that they decided to hold a science fair Friday, March 5, featuring student experiments.
EDISON—The Booster Club at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison held its annual Swim-a-Thon, with the addition of a Hoop-a-Thon, on March 6, making a splash in the pool and a difference in the community.