TRENTON – A former Department of Community Affairs senior field representative was sentenced to state prison Tuesday for stealing more than $800,000 from a program that assists people threatened with homelessness, Acting Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 1 recently held a NJ Ask parent night to help parents understand the state test, how to help prepare their students at home, and how the test is scored. The parents stepped into their children’s shoes when taking a test.
Feb. 9 at 11:58 a.m. – Officer Thomas Sarnecki investigated a report of criminal mischief to a motor vehicle, which was parked at a Goodman’s Crossing residence.
HILLSIDE – Biggest Loser finalist Amanda Arlauskas will kick off the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s efforts in the Pound for Pound Challenge on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 5-7 p.m. (31 Evans Terminal, Hillside). Arlauskas lost more than 85 pounds on the show last fall, which saw her finish third in the December finale.
UNION COUNTY—Twelve miles of county roadway will be resurfaced this year as part of a $5.6 million New Jersey Department of Transportation funded project.
LINDEN – Members of the Linden Police Department’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit/ S.W.A.T. and Linden PBA Local # 42 helped keep some city children warm this winter.
Flea Market • Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – The Linden Knights of Columbus, 118 N. Park Ave., will hold a flea market. Kitchen open for breakfast & lunch. Next flea market: March 20 – tables are $20. Call 1-908-486-9518 or 1-908-374-5444.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community. Volunteers will be trained to become Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members.
RAHWAY – At last week’s City Council meeting, council members approved a resolution to spend $90,000 for the purchase of a handmade Italian piano as part of a plan to establish the Klavierhaus Piano Conservatory.
In some respects, Scotch Plains can be compared to your little brother. They are good enough to play with their older brother’s friends when nobody else is around to fill in, but not quite as big.