by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Cherry Street is one of the oldest streets in Elizabeth, as it was created back in the days of colonists who built Elizabethtown, and was a means to travel to the northwest part of the area.…
NORFOLK, Va.—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, along with sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (BATARG), Norfolk, Va., and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), Camp Lejeune, N. C., recently deployed as part of a regularly scheduled deployment to support Maritime Security Operations, provide crisis response capability, and increase theater security cooperation and forward Naval presence in the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of operation.
ITHACA, N.Y. – Three local students graduated from Cornell University with the Class of 2009 during commencement ceremonies in Ithaca, N.Y., on May 24.
MADISON—Drew University has named five Union County students to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2009 semester.
EDISON—Malaika Audrey Muindi of Elizabeth graduated The Wardlaw-Hartridge School, an independent co-educational college-preparatory school in Edison on Friday, June 5.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—Katarina Dominguez, a member of the Class of 2009 at Skidmore College, earned academic recognition at the college this spring.
ELIZABETH – An Elizabeth teenager accused of fatally shooting the father of two in April surrendered to police Monday, authorities said.
ELIZABETH—A convicted sex offender who was released from jail earlier this year was arrested last Tuesday for allegedly committing another sexual assault against a 14-year-old Elizabeth girl.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Reserve Pvt. Raul F. Calero Jr. has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Cecilia Gamboa of Bayonne and Raul Calero of Elizabeth.
ELIZABETH – An inmate has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a corrections officer with a sharpened pencil at Union County Jail last week, officials said.