ELIZABETH — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force is investigating the discovery of a partially decomposed body that was found Monday afternoon near Pine Street and Front Street in Elizabeth, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – An Assembly panel approved a measure that would increase penalties for using cell phones while driving on Monday.
NEWARK – The State Division of Consumer Affairs received nearly 14,000 complaints from consumers last year, with the high-cost categories of motor vehicles and home improvements each generating more than 10 percent of the total complaints.
TRENTON – With no top prizewinner for several weeks, the Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $127 million for Saturday’s drawing.
FANWOOD – Borough police will be the first in the state to use a new respiratory mask that is designed to provide protection against viruses, bacteria, mold spores, smoke, smog and dust.
CLARK – The Clark Board of Education will meet tonight, with the public session scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Clark Council Chambers at 315 Westfield Avenue. An executive session is scheduled at 5 p.m. in the high school’s media center.
LINDEN — Hattie Bannister, a resident of Linden, celebrated her 106th birthday on March 5. She was born in Pinewood, S.C. in 1905.
March 1 at 12:06 a.m. – At the Bernardsville Police Department, Officer Christian Lott arrested Orange resident Baheejah Osifo, 31, on outstanding warrants for contempt of court. She was subsequently released after posting bail.
Singer/ Songwriter Phil Collins made a startling announcement the other day, regarding his music career…