CRANFORD – On Saturday, May 15, Union County College will host “Band Together for Haiti: A Day of Culture.” This event is a benefit for Haiti relief efforts. Different events will be held throughout the day on the college’s Plainfield, Elizabeth, and Cranford campuses.
Director Jon Favreau, who tries to top or at least match his “Iron Man” (2008) with “Iron Man 2,” might have benefited from the baseball adage, “Don’t show ‘em all your pitches in the first three innings.”
RAHWAY – The popular Hot Rods & Harleys Day will return to downtown Rahway on Saturday, May 15, with a rain date of May 22.
RAHWAY — A Union County freeholder acknowledged as an expert in homeland security had a chance to intervene because someone he believed to be an unqualified appointee was selected for a high-paying emergency management job.
ELIZABETH — Democratic city council candidate Lester Dominguez is calling for tougher gun laws to prevent illegal handguns and other weapons from making their way onto city streets.
EDISON — Fifth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have been communicating over the past few months through postcards and e-mail with students around the world.
ELIZABETH — A 22-year veteran of the Plainfield Police Department was convicted on a single count of 2nd Degree Insurance Fraud yesterday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
MIDDLSEX COUNTY – Perth Amboy will have three new City Council members. Voters elected board of education president Ken Gonzalez, former volunteer fire chief William Petrick and former school board member Joel Pabon from a field of eight in yesterday’s non-partisan municipal elections.
PLAINSBORO — A Boy Scout troop administrator and retired Edison school teacher has been arrested on charges of viewing and possessing child pornography, authorities said yesterday.
STATE — The Powerball jackpot continues to grow, reaching an estimated $97 million because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing.