COLUMBIA, S.C.—Army National Guard Pvt. Juan C. Jaramillo has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
LINDEN—A Linden woman was arrested earlier this afternoon and charged in the death of a 2-year-old boy who was in her care, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—A Union County man was sentenced to 79 years in prison Friday after he was convicted last October on 20 separate counts of raping four young girls, announced Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
LINDEN – Three vehicles parked on Helen Street, as well as a North Wood Avenue shop were shot with BB pellets over the weekend, police said.
CLARK—In an ongoing effort to improve their school, parents, teachers and alumni have pulled together to bring new clubs to the already progressive school.
LINDEN—Former Linden Councilman James Moore received a warm send off from state Parole Board Chair Yolette C. Ross, one of only four African-American women in the nation to oversee a state parole board.
RAHWAY – A fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently honored the accomplishments of Monte Irvin, a baseball player in the Negro Leagues and a Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee at the school’s annual Black History Gallery Walk.
ROSELLE – First grade students from Washington Elementary School in Roselle successfully completed a science experiment in class last month. They had so much fun that they decided to hold a science fair Friday, March 5, featuring student experiments.
EDISON—The Booster Club at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison held its annual Swim-a-Thon, with the addition of a Hoop-a-Thon, on March 6, making a splash in the pool and a difference in the community.
RAHWAY – Grover Cleveland School students and their parents enjoyed the Rahway school’s second annual Black History Gallery Walk last week.