BOSTON, Mass. – Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,445 students in January.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School’s 18th annual Black History Month assembly was a highly energetic compilation of musical traditions to attribute to African-American civil rights pioneers, singers and inventors.
ELIZABETH—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, recently participated in Operation Unified Response as part of the Bataan Amphibious Relief Mission.
LA PLUME, Pa. – Junior Ken Gregory (Pittstown) recorded five RBI including a grand slam as #10 Kean University defeated #22 Keystone College, 7-6, Sunday afternoon in the Cougars first official road game of the season.
NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Senior Chelsea Davis (Livingston) scored six goals and had an assist to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 17-6 win over Mount Saint Mary College in the Skyline Conference opener for both team on Sunday afternoon.
UNION – Junior Andy Hilton (Rochester, N.Y.) scored the winning goal with just over seven minutes remaining in the fourth period to give the College at Brockport a 7-6 win over Kean in men’s lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.
ELIZABETH — A politically inspired educator is waging an aggressive campaign to upset the longtime teachers’ union president, who she accuses of being too close to the school board.
LINDEN—The Linden Retired Men’s Club held a St. Patrick’s Day Party for members and their guests on Tuesday, March 16 at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center in Linden.
TRENTON – A Union County insurance agency employee was sentenced today for diverting approximately $20,000 worth of life insurance proceeds to himself, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Division of Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
ELIZABETH – Two homeless men who had been indicted on murder charges for causing the death of an Elizabeth firefighter last year were sentenced on lesser counts Friday.