Week in Review: Bait and Tackle Shop Opens, Taxi Ordinance Introduced

A review of the week's top stories.

Bait and Tackle Shop Opens in East Windsor

After losing his job, Frank Hernandez decided to take the risk and dove into his first business venture – opening  in East Windsor.



Members of the Public Speak Out on Hightstown Taxi Ordinance

Members of Hightstown’s Hispanic community protested the taxi ordinance at Monday’s council meeting, which was approved for introduction. 


East Windsor Council Approves Budget with Tax Increase

The East Windsor council unanimously approved the 2012 budget Tuesday night that calls for an increase in taxes.


2 Incumbents, 1 Newcomer Elected to Cranbury Board of Education

Cranbury voters approved the school board budget and elected a newcomer to the Board of Education on Tuesday, according to unofficial election results. 


Ukulele Star Jake Shimabukuro Holds Workshop, Concert at Peddie School

Hawaiian Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro held a workshop with students at the  on April 13 before playing an all-school concert later in the evening.


Update: 1 Case of Tuberculosis at Kreps Middle School, 22 Need Testing

One person at  is confirmed to have Tuberculosis and 22 others were identified as needing testing, according to school officials.


Pedestrian Struck While Crossing Route 33

A 22-year-old was hit by a car while crossing Route 33 near the Hess gas station Wednesday night, police said.


A mulch fire that extended to an East Windsor house Tuesday afternoon could have been worse if firefighters did not arrive as quickly as they did, according a fire official.


Car Flips on Roof in Route 33 Crash

A three-car crash where one car flipped on its roof on Route 33 Wednesday sent three people to the hospital, all with non-life threatening injuries, police said. 


Resident's Call Credited with Preventing Hightstown Funeral Home Blaze

A small mulch fire below the porch of  Wednesday was put out quickly thanks to a nearby resident's actions, police said.


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