STATE — Campaign finance records show that an alleged al-Qaida member who grew up in New Jersey received $75 as an election day worker for Gov. Jon Corzine’s campaign in 2005.
STATE — Residents of Linden and Rahway heard a tremendous boom at about 9 a.m. Sunday, but officials say it was just thunder from the incredible storm that struck all weekend.
Pouring rain and fierce winds triggered flood warnings, downed trees, closed roads and stopped trains across New Jersey. The National Weather Service clocked wind gusts of up to 70 mph.
Martin Hellwig also allegedly used a police vehicle to drive to the male prostitute’s house in North Jersey while on duty.
Kane confirmed the legitimacy of documents purported to be a police report and copies of e-mail messages between Hellwig and the alleged hooker, Jason Taylor.
UNION – The 14th Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Union, originally scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed until Saturday, March 27 at 1 p.m. because of a forecasted rainstorm.
UNION COUNTY – On March 5, a superior court judge signed an order of expungement, removing from the public record charges filed against a politically-connected former Garwood police officer who resigned to avoid prosecution for alleged crimes reportedly captured on video.
LINDEN – The Linden Police Department offers the following tips to help residents avoid being victimized by scams this spring.
ROSELLE—Proudly displaying their winning gold medals, the Roselle Catholic High School girls’ basketball team is pictured after defending their Union County Tournament title in Roselle on Sunday, Feb. 28. Roselle Catholic defeated Abraham Clark (Roselle) High School 72-66. Allison Skrec was named tournament MVP.
CRANFORD – From March 12 to April 17, the exhibition, “Playing Politics”, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery on the Cranford campus of Union County College.
LINDEN—The Department of Public Property and Community Services is sponsoring various soccer leagues for Linden youngsters, both boys and girls.
CLARK – Following up on the township’s high ranking in New Jersey Monthly’s 2010 Top Towns list, Clark was recently named one of the best affordable suburbs in America by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.