MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Arts Grants applications, to fund projects taking place January 2010 through December 2010, are now available through the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
SPRINGFIELD—AAA New Jersey is conducting a food drive to benefit less fortunate individuals and families in the state.
RAHWAY – Last night, the Rahway Board of Education accepted the resignation of educator Bobby Akbar, effective January 2010. The City Council member was suspended with pay from his position as an elementary school teacher and high school sports coach…
STATE—Chris Daggett, the independent candidate for Governor, has proposed a luxury tax to discourage a deep-pocketed candidate like incumbent Jon Corzine from using their own money to buy elections, as part of his agenda to stop corruption. He also accused…
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Perth Amboy man charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection with a Fords shooting was arraigned in Superior Court Monday.
PERTH AMBOY – Police are looking for a man who stabbed a Highland park man outside a New Brunswick Avenue restaurant early Sunday morning.
ROSELLE – Police arrested an unemployed Linden man who allegedly took a cab to rob the Roselle Savings Bank Monday, authorities said.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Authorities upgraded the charges against a Rahway man after a motorist who was critically injured in a high-speed crash in March died on Friday. Clifford Cooley, 27, has been charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter, according to Middlesex…
PERTH AMBOY – More than 200 people, including family members, fellow police officers and local officials attended a memorial on Saturday for Officer Thomas Raji, who died in the line of duty one year ago.
RAHWAY – Sts.Mary/Mark R.C. Parish, Rahway, will hold a Memorial Mass for “Servant of God”, Lt. Vincent R. Capodanno, on Friday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, Pastor.
UNION COUNTY—Police departments, the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), and the Union County Coalition for the Prevention of Substance Abuse (UCCPSA) have come together to spearhead a campaign to reduce underage drinking in Union County.
EDISON – Postal workers expressed concerns about an efficiency study that could be the first step toward a major consolidation at mail processing plants that would cut the afternoon shift in Edison and potentially close facilities in Whippany and Newark.
CLARK – A Clark man who was found dead in his truck in the parking lot of a Cellar Avenue apartment complex last week died of natural causes, authorities said.