NEW JERSEY – This Christmas, surprise a child with a personalized letter from Santa Claus. For just $8, the Arthritis Foundation will send a child, adult, or pet a personalized letter and token gift from Santa Claus. Proceeds will support programs and services for adults and children with arthritis in New Jersey.
NEWARK— Worldwide more than 1 million babies born prematurely die each year before they are a month old. Infants who survive premature birth face lifelong health risks, including the possible development of cerebral palsy, blindness, hearing loss, learning disabilities and other chronic conditions, according to the March of Dimes.
WOODBRIDGE – “Autumn/Limits” are the twin themes of Woodbridge Artisan Guild’s autumn exhibit opening Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Woodbridge Artisan Guild, 353 Fulton Street, Woodbridge.
EDISON—Pooja Nandhyala of Woodbridge, a student in Katherine Heiss’ third grade class at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, gave a presentation on the United Nations for the second graders on Oct. 15.
NEWARK – An airport security guard was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening President Barack Obama. A Continental Airlines employee reported overhearing threatening comments John Brek allegedly made at an airport coffee cart Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The 55-year-old Linden man was arrested several hours later and he denied making the threats, officials said.
LINDEN – City Council members sided with environmentalists and rejected a deal to build a $5 billion “clean coal” power plant on Tuesday, disappointing union members hoping for jobs.
TRENTON – A new law requires New Jersey drivers to make a “reasonable effort” to remove accumulated ice or snow from their motor vehicle – including the hood and trunk – or face a fine.
ROSELLE – Roselle Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the shooting of a police officer.
LINDEN – Police have released a sketch of the suspect in an Oct. 10 burglary. According to police, the suspect is a white or Hispanic male, between 40-50 years old, with white or gray beard stubble. An 88-year-old resident reported…
ELIZABETH—The owner of a construction business with close ties to Mayor J. Christian Bollwage was sentenced to 39 months in federal prison for paying bribes to a former Linden housing official in return for hundreds of thousands of dollars in contracts.
CLARK – The Save Oak Ridge Committee has rescheduled a rally at Oak Ridge Park to protest the Union County Freeholders’ decision to close the golf course at the site and convert it to a public park. The group hopes to see Oak Ridge re-open as a golf course.
CLARK – Gina and Anthony Bruno of Clark and Robert Vicci of Rahway announce the engagement of their daughter, Christie Vicci to Donald Capriglione, son of Gina Littell-Hall of Brick and Donald Capriglione of Lake Hopatcong.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The victim of a fatal shooting that was discovered in New Brunswick yesterday has been identified as a 40-year-old Franklin Township man, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced today.