TRENTON–Woodbridge resident Craig J. Coughlin on Tuesday took his oath of office to represent the 19th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly, vowing to be a dedicated advocate for working-class Middlesex County residents.
NEWARK – Following the Jan. 3 security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg plans to introduce legislation to close a security gap at our nation’s airports.
ELIZABETH – A former pastor for the Salvation Army in Plainfield was arrested Tuesday, after a Grand Jury indicted the man on 14 counts of theft by deception, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
STATE—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, Gov. Jon Corzine leaves office with just 27% saying the state is headed in the right direction, while a majority (55%) say it’s on the wrong track.
CLARK – A group of concerned parents is appealing the local parish’s decision to close St. Agnes School in Clark at the end of this school year.
ROSELAND – While bankruptcy offers both individuals and businesses financial protection, it’s not a cure-all, advises the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Jan. 4 at 10:27 a.m. – At the Essex County Jail, Officer Keith Meehan arrested Perth Amboy resident Amilcar Lincho, 49, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
ELIZABETH—Last week, a Union County jury convicted a Roselle man for second degree robbery stemming from a 2008 case, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—Three members of the Elizabeth High School Class of 2009, Oscar González, Judy N. Rodriguez, and Rosa Mejía, have been selected to receive Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars awards.
MOUNTAINSIDE—While the tax filing deadline is about three months away, it always seems to be here before you know it. Here are the Internal Revenue Service’s top 5 tips that will help your tax filing process run smoother than ever this year.
RAHWAY—Students in Ms. Becheeli’s fifth grade at Grover Cleveland School were “all shook up” to learn that it was Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday on Friday, Jan. 8.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers considered a number of controversial bills during the final days of the lame-duck legislative session, which ended Monday.
ELIZABETH – Antoine Neal, who admitted robbing and threatening a New Jersey state senator in his home last year, was sentenced to four years in prison last week.