Sept. 13 at 11 p.m. – Officers investigated a reported explosion at a house on the 400 block of Spencer Street. Police believe someone inserted apparent fireworks into a discarded plastic pipe left in the side yard by a resident of the home. No one was injured and police had no suspects.
STATE – Some non-profit organizations may lose their tax-exempt status for failing to fulfill IRS filing requirements for three consecutive years. The IRS is offering a one-time relief program allowing qualifying organizations to filing a return before Oct. 15.
WOODBRIDGE — Assemblyman Craig J. Coughlin, in partnership with the Raritan Bay Medical Center and the Middlesex Water Company, will hold the first “Bowl for Hunger” on Sunday, Oct. 3.
TRENTON – Assembly committees on Thursday will discuss the impact of new fees being imposed on parents and students for school activities and consider legislation to increase road rage penalties, give law enforcement more authority to combat drug offenders and bring a veterans’ hospital to southern New Jersey, among other items.
Sept. 6 at 12:06 p.m. – Officer Steven Guinta investigated a reported theft at East Milton Avenue. The case remains open.
CARTERET — Mayor Daniel Reiman and Carteret Finance Commissioner Jorge Diaz have announced that a contract for streetscape improvements along Lower Roosevelt Avenue has been awarded to Buckler Associates of East Brunswick.
EDISON — A new dance class, called Bollywood Bhangra, is being featured at Middlesex County College this fall. It will run from 7-8 p.m. on Mondays from Sept. 27-Nov. 22 (no class on Oct. 11). It is part of the college’s non-credit offerings.
NEW BRUNSWICK – High school football stadiums throughout Middlesex County will be dressed in red and white for one weekend this fall to raise public awareness in the battle against a detectable but often silent killer known as HCM, or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart condition that last year claimed the lives of two central New Jersey student-athletes.
UNION — Union County Master Gardener Joanne Krueger will be talk about fall bulb planting at the Union Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.