PISCATAWAY – Union County will become the first county in New Jersey to include suicide prevention training for all of its law enforcement officers.
TRENTON – A bill, which would allow companies that provide paid internships to qualified interns to claim a tax credit, was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee Tuesday by a vote of 9-2.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to promote investment in emerging technology businesses that can create jobs and economic growth for New Jersey was released Tuesday by an Assembly panel.
TRENTON — Concerned that a significant number of already-expired public employee contracts would not be subject to the proposed two percent cap on arbitration awards to public employee unions, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon introduced a measure clarifying that the cap would apply to contracts that expired before the cap begins on Jan. 1.
Dec. 6 at 1:52 p.m. – Officers Thomas Salvia and Richard Pannone investigated a theft at Route 35. Police arrested an adult suspect.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Middlesex County residents are encouraged to sign up for Middlesex County Alert, an emergency notification system sponsored by the county.
CLARK – Beginning in January, the St. John the Apostle Food Pantry will operate a satellite food distribution site in conjunction with the Clark Health Department at the Clark Recreation Center.
Dec. 6 at 6:23 p.m. – Det. Kevin Shackleton arrested Andrew Mellein, 21, at his Raritan Road home and charged him with burglary, theft and credit card fraud. Bail was set at $20,000, and Mellein was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
PERTH AMBOY – The city’s Free Public Library will host a presentation on banking and finance for children on Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.