SOUTH AMBOY – DCH Auto Group, headquartered in South Amboy, announced last week that the company was making a $20,000 donation to the American Red Cross to provide humanitarian aid for the victims of the March 11 Japan earthquake.
CARTERET — Police are actively investigating the death of a 32-year-old Carteret woman who apparently was killed in her home on Monday, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced.
ELIZABETH — The ringleader of a group of thieves who broke into the home of and terrorized an elderly Plainfield resident pleaded guilty in court Tuesday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON — People collecting unemployment may now receive their benefits one day earlier in the week, if they use the newly expanded website services of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
EDISON – Friday, April 8, will be the final day to use the Edison Light Transit service to the Edison Train Station.
TRENTON – The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has soared to $244 million for tonight’s drawing.
RAHWAY — The Arts Department of Rahway High School is intensely at work preparing for the annual spring musical, “West Side Story”, to be presented this weekend at the high school auditorium. Evening performances on Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s matinee is at 2 p.m.
Dear EarthTalk: Instances of people with thyroid problems seems to be on the rise. Is there an environmental connection? — Dora Light, Waukesha, WI
RAHWAY — Melissa, a fourth grader from Mrs. Klein’s class at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, reads to her first grade buddies during the school wide celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday earlier this month.