Middlesex County Food Bank Needs Donations

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—M.C.F.O.O.D.S., Middlesex County’s food distribution program serving more than 70 food pantries and soup kitchens, is seeking food donations to meet the increasing summer demand. “Right now we have reached that ‘perfect storm’ of more needy people requiring food…

Police Arrest Two Teens In Connection With Fords Shooting

WOODBRIDGE – Police arrested two 17-year-old boys in connection with Tuesday’s shooting in Fords that left a 29-year-old Keyport man dead and his sister wounded, authorities said yesterday. Officials did not release the names of either suspect because they are…

Linden Gas Station Robbed

LINDEN – A robber struck a West St. Georges Avenue gas station on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers responded to the Exxon Station on Aug. 19 at 5:46 p.m. The station employee told police that he had been robbed by…

NJ Health Insurers Now Required To Cover Autism Treatment

TRENTON – New Jersey health insurers are now required to provide coverage for screening for autism and other developmental disabilities as well as any medically-necessary occupational, physical and speech therapy, under a new law signed last week by Gov. Corzine.…

Linden Woman Victim Of Purse Snatcher

LINDEN – A 41-year-old Linden woman who was walking on Elizabeth and Ziegler Avenues Monday night was the victim of a purse-snatching, police said. Just after 10 p.m. on Aug. 17, the victim was approached from behind by a heavyset…