Elizabeth

FBI Sweep Arrests Gang Members

ELIZABETH—Federal and county officials arrested 12 people and seized guns and drugs last week in a sweep targeting street gang members. An alleged member of the Bloods street gang and three alleged Bloods associates were arrested who had addresses in…

Exploring Career Choices

Exploring Career Choices—Dr. Peter Brody (right) of Murray Hill Veterinary Associates in New Providence, advises Elizabeth Bukiron, a junior at Benedictine Academy, on how to handle “Tate” during a checkup. Bukiron, an Elizabeth resident, was among 40 juniors from her…

Police Search For Shooting Suspect

ELIZABETH – Authorities are searching for an 18-year-old Elizabeth man who allegedly shot and killed a father of two in the hallway of an Elizabeth apartment building last month. An arrest warrant was issued for Laquan Harris, the Union County…

Students Govern Elizabeth

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools joined city officials in hosting the “Youth in City Government Day” on April 28.  The event has been held for the past 55 years and gives the students of Elizabeth a unique opportunity to manage…

Violent Crime Surged, Gunfire Rings

ELIZABETH—Violent crimes in the city surged by one-third last year, while other offenses jumped 20 percent, according to data released by officials. Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow attributed a sharp rise in violent crime in Elizabeth to the mayor’s policy…

Elizabeth Memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are some memories from former Elizabeth resident Roger Stryeski: “Attached are some of my memories of Elizabeth in the 1970s.  Most are concerning food and where to get it. I came to Elizabeth and St.…