COLTS NECK—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan M. McAvoy has re-enlisted in the U.S. Navy after nine years of military service.
UNION– The #19/22 Kean University baseball team banged out 15 runs on 19 hits as they shutout the visiting Dolphins of the College of Mt. St. Vincent, 15-0, Wednesday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 1 recently held a “NJ ASK Pep Rally” to motivate students to excel on the state test.
LINDEN – On March 31, local students visited Infineum USA L.P.’s facilities in Linden, New Jersey to participate in its 12th Annual Career Workshop and learn about careers in engineering.
UNION – Freshman Lyndsey Cannon netted six goals and added two assists to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 19-4 win over SUNY Maritime College in Skyline Conference action on Wednesday afternoon.
ELIZABETH – With payroll for the top 100 city employees at about $14 million, a standard wage hike this year will cost taxpayers an additional $550,000, according to publicly available data on municipal salaries.
UNION – William Paterson University swept a New Jersey Athletic Conference softball doubleheader from host Kean University in a pair of two-run games on Tuesday afternoon. The Pioneers (18-7-1, 5-3 NJAC) won the opener, 3-1, before completing the sweep with a 4-2 victory over the Cougars (14-10, 3-5 NJAC) in the nightcap.
UNION COUNTY—It’s shortly before 8 o’clock on a Wednesday morning when the van pulls up in front of Joseph Liguori’s split-level home, just as it has countless times before.
ELIZABETH – Teachers here have endorsed Board of Education members Marie Lynn Munn and Carlos Trujillo plus John Donoso in the April 20 school election.
April 5 at 10:23 p.m. – Officer Christopher Tuccio investigated a report of a theft of items from a motor vehicle, which was parked at 1030 Raritan Road.