FROM CLIFFVIEW PILOT: The letters began hitting mailboxes late last week. For 967 recipients in New Jersey, the contents hurt: Facing its smallest budget in five years, the state changed eligibility requirements for those covered by its AIDS Drug Distribution Program, which pays for thousands of dollars in medications for low-to-middle-income, underinsured people who are HIV-positive.
TRENTON –The sentencing of former Assemblyman Neil Cohen was adjourned at the defendant’s request and rescheduled for Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. before Superior Court Judge Gerald Council in Trenton.
OLD BRIDGE – Dr. Divyendu Sinha will be remembered at a vigil on Sunday, July 18, at Old Bridge High School. The memorial service will be held from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
CLARK — The Township of Clark Health and Police Departments have received calls regarding coyote sightings, according to township officials.
NEWARK — NJ TRANSIT Executive Director James Weinstein announced plans to conduct a 90-day pilot program to test the feasibility of offering “Quiet Commute” cars on NJ TRANSIT trains.
TRENTON – Legislation intended to help streamline state government by getting rid of inactive boards, commissions, committees and task forces is closer to becoming law.
TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the upcoming closure of the I-78 Express lanes in each direction in Union Township and Hillside from milepost 52.8 to milepost 55.
EAST BRUNSWICK — Family physician and first grade student Renata and Isabella Dussias came together to create Narcheezus, a narcissistic mouse who is the star of a new children’s book.
WESTFIELD — CONTACT We Care, Inc., a 24-hour caring and crisis hotline, will begin a comprehensive 36-hour volunteer training class on Wednesday, Sept. 15, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 170 Elm Street in Westfield.