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Linden Man Charged In 2007 Roselle Street Killing

ELIZABETH – A 32-year-old Linden man has been charged with killing Roselle resident Gregory Fils-Aime in April 2007, authorities said. Kareem Prunty was arrested Friday night as a result of a joint investigation between the Union County Homicide Task Force…

Accused Murderer Arrested In Sayreville

SAYREVILLE—A murder suspect who had evaded police for three years was arrested last Friday after being featured recently on the television show “America’s Most Wanted.” Carlos Thompson was arrested at 3:15 p.m. on May 15 in a townhouse on Farnham…

Lawyers Present Arguments In FAA Airspace Redesign Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Redesigned flight plans intended to reduce delays at New York area airports will increase noise and pollution, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal argued before a federal appeals court last week. Blumenthal was supporting a lawsuit filed last…

Rahway Councilman’s Assault Case Delayed

CLARK – A Clark municipal court judge postponed the hearing on assault charges against Rahway City Councilman Bobby Akbar last week to allow the defense time to review new evidence. Akbar, 32, a fifth grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School,…

Edison Gets $1.5 Million Developer’s Fee

EDISON – Last week, Mayor Jun Choi accepted a developer’s fee from Hartz Mountain Industries – the redeveloper of the former Ford Motor Co. plant – that will go toward tax relief. Hartz President Emanuel Stern presented Choi with a…

Clark Residents Fight Cancer

CLARK—Cancer doesn’t sleep. And neither will the American Cancer Society until a cure is found.  Residents of Union County and surrounding communities are invited to celebrate the lives of local cancer survivors, and remember those lost to cancer at the…

Volunteers Helped 1,700 Linden Residents With Taxes

LINDEN – Volunteers from the Department of Public Property and Community Services’ free income tax assistance program helped nearly 1,700 Linden residents to complete their federal and state income tax forms this year. The volunteers reached approximately 100 homebound individuals,…

Exploring Career Choices

Exploring Career Choices—Dr. Peter Brody (right) of Murray Hill Veterinary Associates in New Providence, advises Elizabeth Bukiron, a junior at Benedictine Academy, on how to handle “Tate” during a checkup. Bukiron, an Elizabeth resident, was among 40 juniors from her…

Soehl Students Of The Month

Soehl Students Of The Month—Principal Diana Braisted (far right) recently honored Soehl Middle School’s April students of the month. Pictured left to right are sixth graders Yasmeen Bayoumi and Brett Musialowicz; seventh graders Travis Horsch and Melissa Nava and eighth…