LINDEN – Officials at Soehl Middle School in Linden recently announced the students of the month.
CLARK – Senior Joseph Mignoli is Arthur L. Johnson High School’s student of the month for December.
CLARK—Students from Saint John the Apostle School took part in decorating the school’s Christmas tree as part of Clark’s holiday celebration at the municipal building.
ELIZABETH – On Monday, a 20-year-old homeless man pleaded guilty to manslaughter for starting a fire that resulted in the death of an Elizabeth firefighter last January, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—Authorities have arrested four men and charged them with the death of Tanya Worthy, who was found inside her burning BMW on Oct. 28, 2008, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
Dec. 7 at 2:01 p.m. – At the Middlesex County Jail, Officer Ken Sarnecki arrested Rahway resident Gerard Early, 44, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
Dec. 7 at 7:45 a.m. – Officer Tara Hannan investigated a theft at Whittier Street. The case remains open.
TRENTON –A Colombian national who formerly lived in Elizabeth pleaded guilty Monday to assisting suspended Department of Corrections administrator Gerald T. Kennedy in a bid rigging and kickback scheme involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in state contracts, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
EDISON—Kindergartners at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison learned how to say and count numbers in Latin on Dec. 9 from students in the Middle School Latin class.
LINDEN—Santa Claus paid an early visit to Linden’s Eighth Ward on Saturday, Dec. 5. Eighth Ward Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis sponsored the fourth annual photos with Santa day at the Eighth Ward Community Center on Bedle Place.