ELIZABETH—Four students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth have earned recognition for their academic and all-around achievements.
ELIZABETH—A 20-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the stabbing death of a Union Township deli owner, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow and Union Township Police Director Dan Zieser.
TRENTON—An Elizabeth man has been charged in a state grand jury indictment for the alleged distribution of child pornography over the internet, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
RAHWAY – Local health officials will conduct H1N1 flu vaccination clinics next week.
ELIZABETH – Sid Blanchard, founder and executive director of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), has been named one of six finalist in the NJBIZ Nonprofit Innovation Awards within the Leadership Excellence category.
CLARK—On Sunday, Dec. 6, internationally known multilingual singer Naomi Miller joined with the Hester Street Troupe, a New Jersey-based Klezmer band for an afternoon of entertainment “from Broadway to Klezmer” at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah in Clark.
CRANFORD – Voters approved an $11.99 million bond referendum to finance renovations at the township’s eight schools on Tuesday, 1,197 votes to 839.
ISELIN – State Sen. Ray Lesniak told a New Jersey Business and Industry Association forum in Iselin Tuesday that he plans to introduce a bill to raise the state’s gas tax “incrementally” to help pay for transportation projects.
LINDEN – Linden High School was locked down for about an hour Monday morning because school officials received a report about a possible weapon on campus, authorities said. The Linden Police Department was notified and sent officers to the school.
ELIZABETH – On Dec. 1, the Elizabeth Board of Education received special recognition from the Consul General of El Salvador, Carlos López, for the generous donations by the Elizabeth Public Schools to aid the Salvadoran flood and mudslide victims.