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Religion News Service
N.Y. man pleads guilty in scheme with rabbis to violently extort divorce
TRENTON, N.J. A New York man admitted in federal court Thursday to visiting New Jersey last year to violently coerce a Jewish man into giving his wife a religious divorce, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
The sounds of music will fill South Plainfield HS
The 45th annual District Music Festival will take place Thursday at South Plainfield High School, 200 Lake St., in three short segments.
Middlesex County frame shop marks 5 years in business
Art & Frame Express, creates custom frames for art, documents, heirlooms, photographs, keepsakes and almost anything that can be framed.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Edison cop disciplined for idling during Super Bowl
A township police sergeant has been disciplined for keeping his patrol car idling in his driveway for more than two hours during the Super Bowl, the Internal Affairs Unit reported.
Member of Cville Fake ID Ring Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit ID Fraud
A New Jersey man, and the fourth member of a Charlottesville-based fake identification ring, pled guilty this morning in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Charlottesville.
NJ man pleads guilty in Va. fake ID conspiracy
A fourth person has pleaded guilty for his role in a Virginia-based operation that sold fake driver's licenses to thousands of college students and others across the country.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Woodbridge teacher charged with stealing Project Graduation funds
A former Colonia High School teacher has been arrested on theft by deception charges for allegedly stealing nearly $2,000 in Project Graduation funds to purchase a shed.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Jersey Journal
FBI: Man who held up Edison bank committed four other bank robberies
NEWARK - A man who robbed a PNC Bank on Oak Tree Road in Edison on Saturday is responsible for four other bank robberies in Elizabeth, North Plainfield and Fanwood, according to the FBI.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Inman Grove Subway in Edison reports Flatizzas a big hit
For a limited time, Subway is offering " Flatizzas ," a different type of personal-sized pizza that is being advertised as "crispy, cheesy and totally edgy."
New Jersey State Police
Troopers Arrest Elizabeth Music Teacher for the Distribution of Child Pornography
An investigation by the New Jersey State Police Digital Technology Investigations Unit, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force has led to arrest of a music teacher from Elizabeth for downloading and sharing child pornography from his home computer.
Tri-State Pavement Products in Edison sells thousands of bags of salt ahead of Sunday's winter storm
Some local businesses have been busy stocking up on snow essentials ahead of the impending snowstorm, and say they're ready to handle even more.
NYU Student Wins Poetry Book Contest
The Medulla Review Publishing, an independent small press located in the Greater Boston area announces the release of Moumita Basuroychowdhury's poetry book, "Live Nude."
Edison police seek assistance to solve bank robbery
The Edison Police Department is looking for anyone who might have information regarding a bank robbery that occurred at 11:20 a.m. Saturday at a PNC Bank branch, 1730 Oak Tree Road.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
After three years, Edison woman's life is getting back on track
It's been a long and arduous journey, but Debbie Pasnak of Edison is expected to be up and running shortly.
The Jersey Journal
Duo charged in spree of home burglaries spanning Edison, Woodbridge, Metuchen
Shawn Breen and Kelly Murolo, both 34, were arrested Monday, allegedly after police saw them leave the scene of their 11th known burglary, authorities said in a news release today.
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Edison pre-med major to present at national research conference
Together, they are conducting research at both campuses on p21 Activated Kinase 2 , which has been shown to be an important regulator in cancer cells.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Jersey Journal
County brings mobile notary service to Edison and Woodbridge
The Middlesex County Clerk's Office has announced that the County's Mobile Notary Service will be coming to the Townships of Edison and Woodbridge on March 6. EDISON - The Middlesex County Clerk's Office has announced that the County's Mobile Notary Service will be coming to the Townships of Edison and Woodbridge on March 6. "The Mobile Notary ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Edison to invest $1.3G in broken residential mailboxes
Old Man Winter not only has been costly to the township's salt supply, snow plow budget and road conditions, but also to at least 30 residents' mailboxes destroyed during municipal snow removal, authorities said.