STATE – The Geminid meteor shower peaks early tomorrow morning, between midnight and sunrise. Although the weather forecast calls for cloudy skies tonight, if they clear New Jersey residents could see between 50 and 120 meteors per hour.
ELIZABETH –A Union Township man pleaded guilty today to stealing a company’s Internet domain name and selling it over eBay for more than $110,000 to an unsuspecting buyer.
STATE — The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management are conducting an emergency drill this week in areas throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic, Morris, Union and Middlesex counties.
TRENTON—Voters in eight New Jersey school districts – including two in Middlesex County – will act on $194 million in proposed school construction Tuesday, according to the New Jersey School Boards Association.
TRENTON – Legislation Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin sponsored to help combat the flooding of the South River in Sayreville was released Thursday by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senators Joseph F. Vitale and Nicholas P. Scutari which would eliminate the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse to sue their abusers, and would allow for the revival of cases which were dismissed because the state of limitations had lapsed, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week by a vote of 9-0.
LINDEN — Santa made an early stop to Linden’s Eighth Ward. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis hosted the annual visit at the Eighth Ward Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 4.
SOUTH AMBOY – The city will welcome the holiday season with its annual tree lighting and fire truck parade on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. a the Transit Plaza on Broadway.
ELIZABETH – The Postal Service expects to handle 15.8 billion mail pieces during the holiday season from Friday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010 – Christmas Day. Elizabeth Postmaster Dennis Allocco wants to remind last-minute mailers of the recommended mail-by dates to get their cards and gifts delivered by Christmas Day.