PLAINFIELD — Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs fired city administrator Bibi Taylor, removing her from office effective Christmas Day — nine days before she is due to deliver her third child.
RAHWAY — A new restaurant is opening in Rahway, in the location where El Bodegon closed in February.
UNION COUNTY – The county will be accepting bids for a project at the 20-acre Ponderosa Farms property in Scotch Plains early next year, but interested contractors will have to spend $350 to buy a description to find out what the work entails.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Police have been setting up sobriety checkpoints around the county as part of an effort to keep motorists safe during the holiday season, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced yesterday.
NEWARK–On Tuesday, Dec. 14, eight-year-old Justin Martin and his father delivered 100 bears from Build-A-Bear Workshop to Children’s Hospital of New Jersey.
PERTH AMBOY—Raritan Bay Medical Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly-expanded and renovated emergency department at its Perth Amboy hospital yesterday.
NEWARK—Pediatric pulmonologist Sushmita Mikkilineni, M.D., already knew the dangers of secondhand smoke to children from years of treating young asthmatic patients.
TRENTON – A package of bills aimed at helping New Jersey’s casino and horse racing industries were advanced Thursday by an Assembly panel.
Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s “The Tourist,” a big, bountiful cat-and-mouser with hardly hidden aspirations to “Charade” (1963) and “North by Northwest” (1959), is like a fully loaded luxury car. While the overindulgence initially impresses, after a while you long for the engineering and élan of a much more sophisticated ride.