TRENTON – Two leading Assembly Democrats on Wednesday asked the state’s acting transportation commissioner to detail exactly what is being done to address customer service complaints filed by motorists against New Jersey Turnpike Authority toll collectors.
LINDEN – Mayor Richard Gerbounka vetoed an ordinance to re-appoint assistant city attorney John Hudak, saying that Linden spends too much on an overstaffed legal department.
EDISON—The Middlesex County College men’s basketball team beat Gloucester County College 77-73 on Feb. 22 in the first round of the National Junior College Region 19 Championship.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A former resident of Edison and North Brunswick has been sentenced to a 20-year-term in a New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting a girl for three years, beginning when she was 9 years old, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A grand jury has indicted two Perth Amboy residents on perjury charges, contending they gave false testimony during a murder trial last year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Tuesday.
TRENTON –The owner of a Newark pharmacy pleaded guilty Tuesday in connection with an investigation into pharmacy owners and employees who bought completed prescription forms for HIV/AIDS drugs from indigent patients so Medicaid could be billed for drugs that were never actually dispensed, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A former mail carrier has been sentenced to serve 180 days at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center for taking an ATM card from the mail and using it to withdraw $7,533 from an individual’s account, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Tuesday.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A county shuttle bus driver has been placed on probation for three years for stealing cash from a donation box used by passengers who make voluntary contributions in appreciation of free rides to various destinations around the county.
CLARK — You could search all over New Jersey, but there aren’t many better places to live than Clark.
TRENTON – Paula T. Dow was officially sworn in as New Jersey’s 58th Attorney General Tuesday afternoon at the Hughes Justice Complex.
TRENTON – On Monday, the state Senate approved the nomination of Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff as state treasurer over the objection of Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union)
CLARK—St. Agnes School is attempting to meet the goal of enrolling 150 kindergarten-eighth grade students by March 15 so that it can remain open next year. As of Friday, the school had 132 registered students and has inquiries for over 145 students for next year.
LIVINGSTON – St. Barnabas Medical Center has announced its March slate of community programs, education classes and support groups.