STATE—According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, the percentage of New Jersey voters who say the country is on the right track declined to 35% from 41% just before the November election.
ELIZABETH – An unidentified man suffered minor injuries after sustaining a gunshot wound on Tuesday night, police said. The victim was shot around 11 p.m. on 2nd Street in Elizabeth, according to police.
TRENTON—A principal member of the so-called “Route 35 Crew” was sentenced to 334 months in federal prison Monday for committing 11 armed bank robberies, a home invasion robbery and two other robberies between August 2006 and November 2007, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON— New Jersey’s tobacco control policies earned mixed grades in the American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2009 report released on Jan. 12.
UNION COUNTY—The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct (ACJC) will hold a hearing to consider misconduct charges against Superior Court Judge William L’E. Wertheimer on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 10:30 a.m., in the main conference room of the New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Way, New Brunswick.
CARTERET—Kaplan Companies has received permits to begin Phase II of construction on Gateway of Carteret according to Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman.
With a 7-0 start going into tonight’s action against the Union Farmers, the Plainfield Cardinals are highest ranked public school basketball squad in state at number 6. The perch gives them the bullseye on their back for the remainder of the season.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY—On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Middlesex County will conduct its Point in Time Count 2010 survey throughout the county’s 25 municipalities. This annual survey will assist in developing a “snapshot” of the number of homeless persons living unsheltered either outside, in transitional housing, or emergency shelters.
CLARK — Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad will sponsor a special blood drive to honor Marine Nilton Cacoilo who served two tours in Iraq, only to return home and be stricken by leukemia.