“Cut-A-Thon” To Fight Cancer

UNION COUNTY—This year more than 45,000 New Jersey residents will be diagnosed with cancer.  In Union County alone, 53 people are diagnosed each week – that equals more than 2700 individuals annually, right here in our own community. Six-year cancer…

History Comes To Life At Clark Museum

CLARK – A living history series will begin on Sunday, May 17, at the Dr. William Robinson Plantation and Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road in Clark. Meet and greet President Abraham Lincoln from noon to 3:30 p.m.  Light…

Three New Cases Of H1N1 Flu Reported

STATE—The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services reported three new confirmed case of H1N1 flu in New Jersey residents today. Currently, there are 10 confirmed cases and two probable cases of H1N1 flu in New Jersey. The newest…

Woodbridge To Host 2009 New Jersey Senior Olympics

WOODBRIDGE– Flanked by Senior Olympians and Olympic volunteers, Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac and the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee announced that the township will again host the New Jersey Senior Olympics on Sept. 11, 12 and 13. In announcing…

Murder Suspect Commits Suicide In Jail Cell

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A 31-year-old Georgia man who was charged with murder in last week’s shooting of a Roselle man in North Brunswick apparently committed suicide while in custody, according to the warden at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center.…

Police Investigate Rahway’s First Homicide Of 2009

RAHWAY – Authorities are investigating the killing of a 24-year-old Rahway woman who was found dead in her West Main Street apartment Friday. City police officers discovered the body of Jennea Workman shortly before 9 a.m. on May 8, after…

Carteret Woman Convicted In Death Of Rahway Man

NEW BRUNSWICK – A Carteret woman was convicted of aggravated manslaughter last week in the 2006 killing of a Rahway man. After three days of deliberations, the jury found Janean Owens, 23, guilty of manslaughter, conspiracy to commit theft, theft…

Police Search For Shooting Suspect

ELIZABETH – Authorities are searching for an 18-year-old Elizabeth man who allegedly shot and killed a father of two in the hallway of an Elizabeth apartment building last month. An arrest warrant was issued for Laquan Harris, the Union County…

Court Decision Invalidates Local Sex Offender Restrictions

STATE – Carteret and Sayreville are among 120 New Jersey municipalities that had ordinances restricting where sex offenders could live struck down last week by a state Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled 6-0 that municipalities are prohibited from…