ELIZABETH—Four students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth have earned recognition for their academic and all-around achievements.
HILLSIDE—As part of its efforts to respond to the unprecedented need for emergency food among the poor and low-income, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has purchased a refrigerated mobile food pantry.
ELIZABETH—A Union County Grand Jury handed down an eleven-count indictment Monday against a Hillside man who was involved in a police-involved shooting earlier this year, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow. The officers were cleared of any wrongdoing.
HILLSIDE — Volunteers will be at five locations in Middlesex County, to collect frozen turkeys, non-perishable food, and donations on Saturday, Nov. 21.
TRENTON –A former Hillside police officer was sentenced Thursday for stealing funds from the Homelessness Prevention Program administered by the state Department of Community Affairs, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
NEWARK—Quantis Goode, 32, of Hillside, was sentenced to 100 years in state prison for fatally shooting two teenagers at a Newark public housing complex in 2007.
HILLSIDE—On Sep. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m., all Wendy’s restaurants in the Tri-state area will donate 10 percent of sales to local food banks serving their corresponding counties.
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.
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.
Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.