Union County

Linden Police Blotter

Jan. 21 at 8:15 p.m.—After a month-long investigation by Det. Kenneth Mikolajczyk of the Narcotics Squad, police arrested Elizabeth resident Alexander Maldonado, 29, on the 3300 block of Tremley Point Road.

Young Science Achievers

ELIZABETH—Five students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth were accepted into the Young Science Achievers Grant Program for 2010. Pictured from left to right are Keyona Wright, Alicia Onacki, Chelsea Odufo, Chisom Emeana and Emily Burke.

January Students Of The Month

ROSELLE—Grace Wilday Junior High School student Ailyn Mendez, 12, (front row, third from the left) stands with her family as she’s honored by Roselle School officials and Steering Committee members at the district’s Student of the Month ceremony on Jan. 25.