CLARK—Colleen Labella of Clark has received the 2009 New Jersey Governor’s Award for excellence in acting.
ELIZABETH – Carlos Pinho, former president of the Portuguese Social Club in Elizabeth, pleaded guilty last week to stealing more than $2.5 million in a Ponzi scheme that targeted his mostly middle- and working-class immigrant club members.
WOODBRIDGE – A jury convicted a former Woodbridge police officer Friday on charges of assaulting a teenage boy over a three-year period from 1994-97.
LINDEN—Students at Linden School No. 1 have been learning about various animal environments along with their habitats and different ecosystems through the year. The recent fishing trip was hands-on learning experience to emphasize the lesson
ROSELLE PARK—Leona M Seufert will premier her acrylic paintings in the Hob’art Co-operative Gallery’s “Hid (IN) Hoboken” group exhibit, which will run until July 15.
EDISON – Edison will host a fireworks display to celebrate the 4th of July. International Fireworks will provide all the oohs and aahs beginning at 9 p.m. at Papaianni Park, 100 Municipal Boulevard.
RAHWAY – The Rahway United U13 girls team are Mid New Jersey Youth Soccer Association Spring 2009 Flight Three champs.
ELIZABETH – Forty young women received their high school diplomas when Benedictine Academy held the 94th commencement ceremony on June 4.
CLARK – There are times when bad things bring good people together.
Earlier this month, an entire community met up in a schoolyard to pitch tents, camp out all night and enjoy a giant barbecue: all for the purpose of fighting cancer.
RAHWAY—Students taking the Journalism II/Newspaper elective at Rahway High School prepare the June issue of Rho Eta Sigma, the student newspaper, for distribution.