MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and the Middlesex County Association of Chiefs of Police unveiled plans requiring new police officers to take additional training courses that will help them better understand procedures and the law.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A 48-year-old South Plainfield man was convicted Thursday, for the second time, of murdering his estranged girlfriend and then disposing her body in an attempt to conceal the crime, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
TRENTON –The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced that traffic will be shifted on Route 22 eastbound over Burke Parkway in Union Township as part of an on-going $1.2 million bridge deck replacement project.
LINDEN – A 50-year-old Union Beach woman was sentenced to three years in state prison last week after pleading guilty to forgery and theft charges.
TRENTON – DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced that $14.2 million in financing for the environmental cleanups of a former General Motors auto plant sites in Clark has been approved as part of a $773 million legal settlement filed Wednesday in federal bankruptcy court in a case involving 89 former GM properties nationwide.
CARTERET– On Friday, Oct. 22, Mayor Dan Reiman will join with the Borough Council and Carteret residents for a groundbreaking ceremony making way for upgrades to Sullivan Field at Carteret Park.
EDISON — The Edison Recreation Department will begin accepting team applications for the 2011 Men’s Basketball Program on Monday, Oct. 25.
PARSIPPANY – This year, Americans will spend close to $9 billion on candy, and in October a lot of that candy will end up on the teeth of trick-or-treating children. Delta Dental of New Jersey wants to remind parents that when it comes to cavities and teeth, not all candy is created equal.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP– In July 1995, Serb forces slaughtered more than 8,000 Bosnian-Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica–a town allegedly under UN protection. In remembrance of this genocide, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey has been hosting a series of commemorative and reflective programs.