ELIZABETH—Monsignor Kevin Hanbury, Ed.D. (third from left, rear), Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Newark, recently met with administrators at Benedictine Academy in North Elizabeth during his annual visitation tour of Elizabeth Catholic schools. Shown with him (rear,…
DUNELLEN—Jamie Maimone, a Dunellen resident who graduated from Kean in 2009 with a B.F.A. in Visual Communication/Graphic Design, won an Honorable Mention in the 39th Creativity Annual Awards, an international design competition.
ELIZABETH—Last weekend, the television program “America’s Most Wanted” featured a lengthy segment on Luqman Abdullah. The alleged Union County drug kingpin is wanted on racketeering, narcotics and weapons charges.
NEWARK – A Linden resident who was arrested last month for allegedly threatening to shoot President Barack Obama pleaded guilty to lesser charges, authorities said. He is expected to be released from jail this week, authorities said.
RAHWAY – The city’s health department will offer H1N1 flu vaccine at Rahway Middle School, 1138 Kline Place, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Nov. 9 at 3:15 p.m. – In the vicinity of Lexington Boulevard, Officer John Ehling arrested Tom’s River resident Ronald Stevenson, 59, on outstanding warrants from Manalapan and Wall Township for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently turned over to the Manalapan Police Department.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, Nov. 15, in Herkimer, New York, the Union County College men’s soccer team battled Richland College to claim the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III, National Championship.
STATE—Only 1 in 5 (18%) New Jersey voters correctly indicate that nearly half (45%), or 2.25 million acres, of New Jersey is open space, according to a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll sponsored by the New Jersey Farm Bureau.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the purchase of three parcels of land totaling approximately five acres for $1.74 million from the Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
PERTH AMBOY—The Raritan Bay Area YMCA – Aquatics Facility welcomed neighboring high school swim teams this week.