ELIZABETH—A former music teacher at a Summit private school pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of second degree sexual assault, after he admitted having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student.
PISCATAWAY— A township police sergeant was arrested and charged with forgery and stealing $2,650 after submitting false vouchers to collect overtime that he never worked, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Piscataway Police Chief Kevin B. Harris announced yesterday.
ELIZABETH—Union County’s One-Stop Career Center has moved to a new location in Elizabeth at 921 Elizabeth Avenue. The One-Stop offers free services and training for job seekers every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and remains open until 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. English and Spanish are spoken.
RAHWAY – For the past 13 years, the annual Lehrer-Gibilisco Benefit Softball Tournament for Children’s Specialized Hospital has raised money to support the “Lightning Wheels” athletic team.
WOODBRIDGE – Authorities have charged an Iselin man with assault and drunk driving in connection with a car crash that injured two Rahway residents on Friday.
ROSELLE—United Way of Greater Union County’s new peer to peer mentoring partnership at Abraham Clark High School in Roselle has been a great success. The program pairs high school juniors with eighth grade students to help “at risk” students maximize their potential.
PERTH AMBOY—Cathedral International is hosting a special community-wide Labor Day event on Monday, Sept. 7, at 9 a.m. The event will feature job training and placement, disability assistance information, and free food giveaways for struggling families. Everyone is invited. Admission and all services are free.
SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan Jr. introduced legislation to crack down on the illegal use of cell phones in New Jersey prisons, proposing a two-pronged approach to combat the rising concern.
WOODBRIDGE –Woodbridge Town Hall will host a one-day ‘Passport Satellite Office’ on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mayor John E. McCormac announced.
SCOTCH PLAINS—NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, needs volunteers to work blood drives.