PLAINFIELD—Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force have arrested a 21-year-old Plainfield man wanted in connection with the Sept. 24, 2008 shooting death of Quran Carter, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said Saturday.
LINDEN—All the members of the Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services Kiddie Camp enjoy an ice pop after a romp through the sprinkler on a hot summer day.
TRENTON—A Superior Court Judge has rejected ExxonMobil’s latest attempt to limit its exposure in connection with natural resources it damaged or destroyed during nearly a century of the company’s refinery and petrochemical operations in northern New Jersey.
SCOTCH PLAINS – It began in 1995 as a summer program with 35 enrollees, and fourteen years later the Union County Vo-Tech Adult High School has blossomed into a full academic and vocational course that provides more than 500 students yearly with a second chance to finish their high school education. At a ceremony on the Vo-Tech campus this morning, 150 members of the 14th graduating class received their diplomas.
EDISON—The Edison Recreation Department will offer open volleyball for all community center-registered students in sixth through 12th grade, beginning Thursday, Sept. 17.
NEWARK—Two Brooklyn men were charged in federal court today for defrauding homeowners facing foreclosure in Elizabeth, Bergenfield and Paterson.
UNION — Kean University and Liberty Hall Museum have collaborated to mount a new exhibit, entitled “Headline News: The Life and Transformation of the Great American Newspaper.” The exhibit opens on Sept. 10 and will feature newspapers from the Liberty Hall Museum collection spanning four centuries of American journalism.
NEW YORK, N.Y—Carmen E. Castro from Port Reading was among the students of The Art Institute of New York City to be awarded degrees by Dean David Moughalian on June 22.
STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine and Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie have drastically different views on the state’s job market during the current recession.
WESTFIELD—Union County Republican Chairman Phil Morin invites party members to an open house at the new Union County Republican Party Headquarters at 425 North Avenue East in Westfield on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m.