TRENTON - Legislation that would ban the construction of liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities off the coast of New Jersey cleared the Senate Environment and Energy Committee by a 4 to 1 vote last week.
RED BANK - An ordinance that would require those wishing to use borough public sites as a backdrop for any variety of commercial film or video works would have to pay for a permit, stalled this week as Borough Council members expressed a rare differing views on whether the regulation was even needed.
MIDDLETOWN - Detectives for the Monmouth County Prosecutor last Wednesday arrested a township man charging him
with orchestrating a bad check scheme that allegedly bilked a bank out of thousands of dollars.
RED BANK - A former part-time bookkeeper for Ansorge Unlimited, a local public relations, advertising and marketing firm, pleaded guilty last week to embezzling more than $400,000 in company funds and now faces the likelihood of prison time.
SHREWSBURY - A public hearing to give residents an opportunity to express their opinions on whether a hunt should be held to cull the deer flourishing in the borough will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28.
FAIR HAVEN - On Monday, the Fair Haven Borough Council opened its meeting with a moment of silence to honor fellow council member, John Lehnert, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound last Tuesday.