UNION – Junior Andy Hilton (Rochester, N.Y.) scored the winning goal with just over seven minutes remaining in the fourth period to give the College at Brockport a 7-6 win over Kean in men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a St. Patrick’s Day Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, March 16 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center in Linden.
TRENTON – A Union County insurance agency employee was sentenced today for diverting approximately $20,000 worth of life insurance proceeds to himself, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
ELIZABETH – Two homeless men who had been indicted on murder charges for causing the death of an Elizabeth firefighter last year were sentenced on lesser counts Friday.
ELIZABETH – A jury found a 34-year-old Elizabeth man not guilty of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.
STATE – Municipalities found out how much regular state aid they could expect under Gov. Chris Christie’s budget proposal yesterday.
TRENTON— An ongoing project to create connections between I-78 and the Garden State Parkway at Interchange 142 will require a shift of I-78 eastbound local traffic and the closure of an eastbound local lane starting Friday night, March 19 and continuing for several months.
CLARK—Barnes & Noble is sponsoring a book fair on Friday, March 19, and Saturday, March 20, at their Clark store located at 1180 Raritan Road, to support Literacy Volunteers of Union County.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption will hold an Easter egg hunt at the thrift store from Tuesday, March 23, through Saturday, April 3.