PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz and the Perth Amboy Fire Department announced that the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety supplied the City of Perth Amboy with smoke detectors for public distribution. The Perth Amboy Fire Department will be installing the detectors upon request from residents who qualify.
LINDEN – A man allegedly tried to strangle a taxi driver with a New York Yankees novelty mini bat during a robbery attempt early Sunday morning, police said.
Oct. 26 at 9:15 p.m. – At Headquarters, Det. Kevin Shackleton arrested Linden resident John Reider, 21, and charged him with burglary, theft and criminal mischief. He was subsequently released after posting bail pending a court date
PERTH AMBOY – Last week, the City Council voted 3-1 to change the date of its non-partisan general election from May to November in 2012.
ARLINGTON, Va. – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, today announced the opening of the nomination season for the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.
EDISON — The Middlesex County Division of Solid Waste Management will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day on Sunday, Nov. 21, at the Middlesex County College located at 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison.
Dear EarthTalk: Merino wool undergarments tout themselves as being kinder to the environment than other wools or synthetics. How is this so? — Stella Cooley, Bangor, ME
ROSELAND – The country’s economic downturn has created a new legion of entrepreneurs who are working from home after losing a job. As the year comes to a close and these people begin gathering information for their 2010 tax returns, many will consider using their home office as a tax deduction for the first time.
PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen will sponsor “Hope and Healing: A Day for Bereaved Persons and Families” on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane in Piscataway.