TRENTON—Challenging young people to pursue their dreams, the New Jersey Hall of Fame announced the newest class of inductees with legends and luminaries ranging from jazz great Count Basie to President Woodrow Wilson.
MONMOUTH JUNCTION – Fostering Wishes for Children, a service of Foster and Adoptive Family Services, recently granted its 1,000 wish to a New Jersey child in foster care, which was a therapy toy to help strengthen a developmentally delayed infant.
ELIZABETH—Gov.-elect Christopher Christie announced the appointment of three transition team members from Elizabeth, Board of Education member and former President Rafael Fajardo, Schools Superintendent Pablo Munoz and former Councilman Tony Monteiro.
ROSELLE PARK—“Make Your Own” Holiday Craft Class, will be offered on Dec. 17 from 4 – 6 p.m. as a fundraiser for the art gallery at the Casano Community Center.
LINDEN-This is an excerpt from material given to me by Walter Tylicki:
“Early in April 1909, Miss Louise Clougher—now Mrs. Conlon—was employed in the office of the Linden and Union Realty Company, located at the present site (1959) of the Linden Police Headquarters on West Blancke Street.
TRENTON –A grocery store owner pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with others, including a former employee of the City of Newark, to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program by means of fraudulent vouchers, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced
ROSELLE—Metrofuser is taking action to fight hunger in New Jersey by offering a $100 prize for the largest donation at its office in Roselle.
LINDEN – Police are investigating burglaries to two Linden homes.
At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, officers took a report of a burglary at a home on the 10 block of East Linden Avenue. The resident, a 40-year-old man, told police that someone entered his home through a rear sliding door while he was sleeping.
CLARK—The Dr. William Robinson Plantation & Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will hold its third annual holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
CLARK—Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a food drive being sponsored by Union County Public Libraries.