CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman joined Gary Richard, President and C.E.O. of P.C. Richard & Son, in announcing that the electronics retailer’s Carteret warehouse doors will be opened to the public from Jan. 21 through the 26, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
RAHWAY—Pre-kindergarten students at Franklin School learned about animals in the winter by reading stories, reciting poetry, and singing songs.
WOODBRIDGE—The Prodigal Foundation Inc. will host a pancake breakfast and bake sale on Sunday, Feb. 14, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Woodbridge Elks, 665 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Apprentice Kevin C. Uszenski, son of June E. and Kevin F. Uszenski of Woodbridge, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
RALEIGH, N.C.—Love those old detective stories and film noir with the likes of Humphrey Bogart, Sidney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre? Well now you can star in a personalized detective novel, the second in a series from writer Geno Vincenzo and YourNovel.com.
NEWARK – Wayne Puff, the ringleader of a massive Ponzi scheme which defrauded hundreds of investors and mortgage lenders of more than $100 million through a purported real estate investment business, was sentenced to 216 months in federal prison yesterday, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr., announced.
ROSELLE PARK—A 20-year-old substitute teacher at Roselle Park High School was arrested last night after authorities learned that he allegedly had sexual relations with a student, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
NEWARK—The Office of the Attorney General and its Division of Consumer Affairs today advised residents to remain cautious of potential scams when they receive donation requests to aid victims of this week’s earthquake in Haiti.
TRENTON—Acting Governor Stephen M. Sweeney today called upon all New Jerseyans to do what they can to help in the international response effort to yesterday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti. According to the US Census, New Jersey houses the nation’s fourth-largest Haitian population.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST—Air Mobility Command’s 621st Contingency Response Wing stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey deployed airmen to Haiti Thursday in the wake of the country’s 7.0-magnitude earthquake.
KEASBEY – Wakefern Food Corp. announced Thursday that on behalf of its ShopRite and PriceRite stores, it will donate $250,000 to The American Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts for the earthquake victims in Haiti.
TRENTON – A measure which would prohibit the enforcement of palimony agreements that have not been put in writing, has been signed by Gov. Jon Corzine.
LINDEN—The Linden Police Department is hailing the recently-concluded “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” anti-drunk driving enforcement holiday campaign as a success.