Burned Mail, Car Fire and Firefighters Top Stories
Also, Green Brook tapped for recycling test and a resident tries to understand the municipal budget.
If the check was in the mail this month, there's a possibility it didn't get through—at least for mail sent from several area ZIP codes, including Green Brook and Watchung, that was destroyed Sept. 11 when a US Postal Service truck caught on fire after hitting another truck on the New Jersey Turnpike.
Other top stories this week include:
Noontime traffic on I78 got backed up after this incident near the Hillcrest Road exits. Fortunately, no one in the vehicle was injured.
Firefighters Dave Miller, Steve Speeney and Charles Pivnichny took part in the Tunnels to Towers 5K—but not in lightweight running suits.
Somerset County is looking to increase recycling and one way to do it may be to make it as easy as possible—Green Brook and South Bound Brook are slated to be the test towns.
Green Brook resident Diane Eisen is on a quest for understanding why her tax bill has increased so much—and what ideas officials have to lower it.