UNION COUNTY – Former U.S. Rep. Robert D. Franks died Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 58.
TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen pleaded guilty today to a charge of distributing child pornography, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
CRANFORD — Two juveniles were charged Friday in connection with a making a vague threat at Cranford High School that led to a police investigation, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury recently handed up a second indictment against a former Salvation Army pastor, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth man and his girlfriend have been indicted for their roles in a scheme to steal other people’s identities and engage in credit card fraud, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
ONEONTA, N.Y. – Senior right-hander Cassie Shotwell tossed a three-hitter and was 2-of-3 at the plate, as the Kean University softball team earned a split with Oneonta State with a 3-0 win in the nightcap. The Red Dragons (11-10) took the opener, 5-0, in the non-conference twinbill over the Cougars (14-8).
YONKERS, N.Y. – The Kean men’s lacrosse team sprinted out to an 8-1 lead after the first quarter on their way to defeating host College of Mt. St. Vincent, 20-6, Saturday afternoon in Skyline action.
NEWARK, Del. – Sophomore Stephanie Cozzolongo broke her own school record in the javelin throw to headline the Kean University men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Delaware Open I at University of Delaware.
NEWARK – The Kean University baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Rutgers-Newark by the finals of 5-4 and 11-6, Saturday afternoon in NJAC action from Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
RAHWAY—The City of Rahway Recreation Department will be presenting its annual talent show at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 16.