NEWARK—New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Director David Szuchman reminded residents that a federal ban on prerecorded commercial telemarketing calls – known as “robocalls” – took effect Sept. 1, under a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule.
LINDEN – Robbers struck the Delta Gas Station on West St. Georges Avenue for the second time in a week Sunday night, police said.
LINDEN – Police are investigating the possible theft of a 6-year-old poodle named Kiki.
STATE – Just days after Gov. Jon Corzine attempted to delay a televised debate due to a mysterious scheduling conflict, the Democrat agreed Monday to participate in the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission debates scheduled for October, whenever they occur.
ELIZABETH – Jurors convicted a 36-year-old Elizabeth man Monday in a 2007 shooting outside a First Street bar, authorities said. Awan Smith faces 30 years to life in prison for the murder of 24-year-old Omar Kennedy, also of Elizabeth, Union…
NEW BRUNSWICK – A New Brunswick High School special education teacher was sentenced Monday to serve 364 days at the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center for giving school officials a fake doctor’s note to cover a series of absences from…
TRENTON – A Superior Court judge has directed Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. and Power Test Realty to pay the state more than $866,932 as compensation for costs incurred by the Schools Development Authority in cleaning up a polluted service station…
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Two former judges are the leading contenders to replace South Amboy Mayor John O’Leary on the Democratic ticket this fall to run for a seat in the state Assembly now held by Joseph Vas.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Freeholders announced last month that they will use $1 million in federal stimulus money to convert a 3.5-mile stretch of abandoned railroad tracks through Woodbridge, Edison and Metuchen into a bicycle and pedestrian trail.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Rahway man pleaded not guilty to an aggravated manslaughter charge connected to an alleged street racing crash in Woodbridge that fatally injured an Edison man last March.
LINDEN – A new clean coal power plant proposed for the site of the former DuPont factory is stirring up opposition.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A grand jury decided not to indict an 18-year-old Rahway man on criminal charges in connection with a May accident that left a 16-year-old Colonia girl dead and another girl seriously injured.
LINDEN – The City of Linden withdrew from the Council on Affordable Housing after a state stimulus act eliminated a fee that funded affordable housing projects mandated by New Jersey.