EDISON—Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Tuesday that a bias intimidation charge has been filed against a 16-year-old male who previously was arrested on a charge of punching a 19-year-old man in Edison.
JERSEY CITY—Richard Stockton College hit .337 as a team and the defending New Jersey Athletic Conference champions won a league match for the 15th consecutive outing, defeating New Jersey City University, 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-10), in an NJAC contest on Tuesday night on Coach Charlie Brown Court at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.
JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) delivered three assists and one goal—tying the single-season program record with 11 assists—and sophomore midfielder KATLIN VARGO (Edison, NJ/Union Catholic) connected for two goals as the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team outshot Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham, 24-12, and also doubled up the Devils on the scoreboard, winning 4-2 in a non-conference game on Tuesday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
Diabetes Screening • Oct. 9 from 2-4 p.m. – The Linden Board of Health will conduct a diabetes detection screening for Linden residents at the Council Chambers in City Hall, 301 N. Wood Ave. For info, call 1-908-474-8410.
STATE—Although Gov. Jon Corzine is locked in a tough re-election campaign against former U.S. Attorney Christopher Christie, the incumbent has done nothing to please environmentalists that have refused to endorse the Democrat and are instead encouraging voters to cast their ballot for independent Christopher Daggett, a former Environmental Protection Agency official with virtually no chance of winning.
SAYREVILLE—The Middlesex County Public Health Department will host a follow-up Pandemic Preparedness Program for Schools on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at the Middlesex County Fire Academy, Sayreville.
TEANECK—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine edges Republican challenger Chris Christie 44% to 43% among likely voters in the race for New Jersey governor. Another 4% volunteer they will vote for independent Chris Daggett and 5% say they are undecided.
NEWARK – Fugitives hiding from the law in New Jersey will soon have the opportunity to surrender safely at a neutral location, take responsibility for their crimes and receive favorable consideration from the court.
TRENTON—Attorney General Anne Milgram announced Monday that the state has prevailed on all counts of a lawsuit it filed a year ago charging New-York-based cigarette seller Red Jacket Tobacco with illegal business practices related to the advertising and sale, by mail order, of “tax free” cigarettes in New Jersey.
TRENTON—The owner of an Elizabeth construction business was sentenced Friday 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, Acting U.S. Attorney Ralph J. Marra, Jr., announced.
TRENTON – Do you buckle-up every ride? Do you talk on your cell phone or send a text message when you’re behind the wheel? Do you drive faster than the posted speed limit? Did you know that 85 percent of traffic crashes are caused by these types of dangerous driving behaviors?
CLARK – Senior Emily Vargas is the winner of Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Crusader Award for September.
CLARK—The Clark chapter of Unico invites area residents to enjoy the third annual Italian American Feast to be held this weekend in Clark.