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.
ISELIN – A Monday morning fire damaged a restaurant on Oak Tree Road, authorities said.
Aug. 25 at 12:52 a.m. – Officer Daniel Joy investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Lake Avenue residence.
LINDEN – Elementary school students will be wearing uniforms for the first time when they head back to school on Wednesday, Sept. 9.
SAYREVILLE – The New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization, recently announced their endorsement of John Wisniewski (D-Sayreville) in his bid to represent the 19th Legislative District in the General Assembly.
The human body is estimated to be made up of between 60 to 70 percent water, and drinking some every day is an easy, but crucial way to maintain good health. Water not only keeps our bodies hydrated, but helps us transport vitamins and minerals and eliminate waste.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A New Brunswick man has been sentenced to serve up to 13 years in a New Jersey state prison for robbing a city cab driver at gunpoint, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced last week.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — NJ Transit Executive Director Richard Sarles and Board Member Susan Hayes greeted rush-hour commuters this morning at the grand opening of the new 31st Street entrance to the NJ Transit Concourse at New York Penn Station – a direct and spacious gateway between the concourse and street level.