Freeholders Offer Tips To Avoid Scams, Save Money On Gasoline

UNION COUNTY – Union County residents can get big savings on gasoline by practicing safe driving habits, according to the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. “You may have heard that moderate driving is more fuel-efficient, but the actual results…

Leading Member Of “Route 35 Crew” Admits 13 Robberies

TRENTON – One of the two principal members of the so-called “Route 35 Crew” pleaded guilty last Thursday to committing 11 armed bank robberies and two other robberies between November 2006 and August 2007, U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie announced.…

Woodbridge Creates Emergency Evacuation Registry For Residents With Special Needs

WOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge Township Office of Emergency Management announced last week that every Woodbridge Township household will be receiving a “Safe & Secure” Registry for Disasters form and urged all residents with a “special…

Senator Seeks Law Change To Block School Vote On Rosh Hashanah

TRENTON – Last week, Sen. Barbara Buono (D-Middlesex) vowed to intervene legislatively to block an Edison special election on a $57.8 million bond issue because the Sept. 30 date for the vote falls on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.…

Ride Remembers 9/11 Heroes

Ride Remembers 9/11 Heroes—Mayor Richard Gerbounka welcomes America’s 9/11 Ride of over 900 motorcycles to Linden’s Aviation Plaza for a refreshment stop provided by Applebees, Linden FMBA Local 34, and the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services. Pictured…

County To Receive $1.73 Million In Homeland Security Funds

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Middlesex County will receive almost $1.73 million in 2008 Federal Homeland Security Grants to help the county safeguard its citizens against any threats or acts of terror. The amount is about $250,000 more than what was received last year.…

Getting Tips From The Pros

Getting Tips From The Pros—WNBA star Tamecka Dixon, of the Houston Comets, gives advice to Roselle basketball players at a free clinic she held at Abraham Clark High School on Aug. 2, along with Roselle Boys Varsity Basketball coach Mike…

Clark Offers Health Screenings For Residents

CLARK – The township’s Health Department will offer residents the opportunity to take part in several health screenings next month. In conjunction with Accumed Labs, the Health Department will offer Clark residents free SMA and lipid panel blood testing from…