A gun-toting Crips gang member with past criminal convictions on charges that include aggravated assault, robbery, and unlawful possession of a handgun was allowed to walk away by Elizabeth police after he misrepresented himself as a law enforcement officer by showing them a handgun strapped to his ankle.
LINDEN—Linden’s series of free Concerts and Movies in the Park will continue at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Avenue, in August and September.
RAHWAY – Police arrested a burglary suspect last week who apparently returned to the scene of the crime to apologize.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Julio S. Meneses, son of Sandra T. Lituma and Julio G. Meneses of Elizabeth, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
As a Democrat, I am offended by a lot of things this crew in Trenton has done but Jon Corzine’s search for a lieutenant governor really shows how out of touch they are.
TRENTON—Recognizing the need for youth to embrace different cultures, The Allstate Foundation in New Jersey is continuing its partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs in New Jersey – through a 2009 grant for $35,000 – to promote tolerance, diversity and inclusion in Newark, Trenton and Perth Amboy.
POINT PLEASANT BEACH—On June 23, four Perth Amboy Catholic Upper School students were honored by state Attorney General Anne Milgram for winning first place in the 2008-2009 Alcohol Awareness “Listen UP! Radio PSA Initiative” sponsored by The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.
TRENTON – Legislation to promote alternative energy systems by deeming the technology as “inherently beneficial” when considered by local planning and zoning boards has received final legislative approval.
CLARK—The new Union County Archery Range at Oak Ridge Park in Clark will offer an open house and introductory archery lesson on Monday, July 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The new range is handicapped accessible.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded New Jersey more than $18 million in new federal funding to improve local bus service. The funds will provide for the purchase of new buses and the expansion of existing…
MANSFIELD, Pa.—The seventh annual DeMarini/Wilson Skills Baseball Showcase is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 2, at Slippery Rock University and Sunday, Aug. 9, on the campus of Mansfield University.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Learn to make your own yogurt by attending a special program at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.
Picture yourself with a serious health problem and no medical care. This is not difficult to imagine for anyone without health insurance or with substandard coverage.