Oct. 20 at 7:18 p.m. – At the Metuchen Police Department, Officer Brian Renda arrested Garwood resident Marcello Romanello, 27, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
TRENTON – Legislation that would make it illegal to ask unemployed people not to apply for job vacancies was approved 58-18-2 by the Assembly.
TRENTON – A bill which would implement a comprehensive concussion prevention program for student-athletes in New Jersey was unanimously approved by the Assembly Monday, receiving final legislative approval.
ELIZABETH — Oakwood Plaza’s 358-federally subsidized Section 8 housing units, for poor and low-income residents, would be converted into 260 townhouse-style apartments under a plan advanced by local politicians.
SOUTH AMBOY – School board member John Dragotta is a candidate for mayor who says too much negative campaigning is bad for the community.
ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty to nine counts of burglary, one count of identity theft, one count of receiving stolen property and one count of possession of heroin, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
SOUTH AMBOY– Even the current mayor does not believe children or taxpayers would be well served by a school board appointed by the mayor instead of elected by the public.
SOUTH AMBOY — The local Tea Party is asking voters to support only one Republican City Council candidate, David J. Longenhagen.
SOUTH AMBOY — Police are searching for two men who held up the Center Deli, located on North Stevens Avenue near Main Street.