STATE — National Preparedness Month kicks-off today throughout the country. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management offers these simple steps that New Jerseyians can do to prepare for the unforeseen as well as reduce stress and confusion during an actual emergency.
PERTH AMBOY — A young group of Latino professionals from Perth Amboy has created a new grassroots political organization. The Council for Latino Youth Politics (CLYP) plans to work towards local education reform and municipal policy reform.
TRENTON — The Department of Environmental Protection has adopted rules requiring reductions in sulfur content for home heating oil and other types of fuel oil used in the state, Commissioner Bob Martin announced Tuesday.
EDISON — John Hoffman, a shareholder of the law firm Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. and the legal counsel to Middlesex County College since 1964, is the 2010 L’Hommedieu Award recipient.
NEWARK – Superior Court Judge John F. Malone has ordered an Indiana-based company to pay New Jersey $67,321.50 after finding the company offered for sale and/or sold yo-yo waterballs to consumers here despite a 2008 state law banning the potentially hazardous toys.
Aug. 27 at 11:04 p.m. – After making stopping a car for going through a stop sign at Middlesex Street and Charles Street, Officer Matt Jones arrested Elizabeth resident Harry Robinson, 22, and charged him with possession of ecstasy, possession of marijuana under 50 grams, failure to wear a seat belt, and a Roselle contempt warrant.
TRENTON – Two New Jersey men and a resident of Ghana have been indicted for their alleged roles in a multi-county automobile theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Tuesday.
OLD BRIDGE – A Pick 6 Lotto ticket that was sold in Middlesex County has won the top prize of $6.75 million for the drawing held on Monday, Aug. 30. The Pick 6 Lotto jackpot now resets to $2 million for the drawing on Thursday, September 2.
TRENTON –The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights found that the Old Bridge school district may have violated the Law Against Discrimination by allegedly failing to take sufficient steps to stop the harassment and bullying of a student during his years attending a township middle school.