April 7 at 12:41 a.m. – Officers Christopher Guenther and Ricardo Oliveira responded to a report of a motor vehicle theft in progress on the 1000 block of Clinton Street. Police arrested a 17-year-old Newark teen, but two other suspects escaped after crashing a vehicle into a police patrol car. The officers were not injured.
STATE — New Jersey pays thousands of white-collar state employees an annual uniform-maintenance stipend, yet nearly half of those employees do not wear a uniform, according to a report released this week by the Office of the State Comptroller.
TRENTON– Fifty-six new districts will take part in the Interdistrict Public School Choice program in the 2011-2012 school year, increasing and improving educational opportunities for children and families, Acting Education Commissioner Chris Cerf announced Thursday.
EDISON – The township’s popular Family Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Lake Papaianni in Papaianni Park, Edison.
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar, “How to Start a Home-Based Business,” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, on Tuesday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m.
COLONIA — They give their time to help others. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway thanked its many volunteers with a special luncheon at the Colonia Country Club on Wednesday, April 13.
Filmgoers respectful of the first “Arthur,” starring the late, great Dudley Moore, needn’t be afraid to laugh lest they commit sacrilege whence seeing this shiny new remake featuring Russell Brand as the title billionaire-dipsomaniac.
NEWARK – PSE&G is reminding customers still struggling to pay winter heating bills that they have only until May 2 to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Those who have already received LIHEAP this winter season may also be eligible for additional LIHEAP emergency assistance.
CRANFORD — The solemn season of Lent draws to a close and the joyous celebration of Easter begins in worship services at Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford next week. The public is invited to all services.