CRANFORD – Dr. Lawrence Hogan, Senior History Professor at Union County College, and Robert Scott, former pitcher and first baseman for the New York Black Yankees of the Negro National League, will be the guest speakers for a Black History Month Program, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Negro League Baseball at Yankee Stadium, 1930-1948.”
ELIZABETH – Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 18-year-old Elizabeth man Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after he allegedly shot a 17-year-old girl to death inside an Elizabeth apartment.
ROSELLE–Roselle Public Schools raised more than $6,000 Friday in disaster relief funding for victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Friday, a jury convicted Carteret resident Keith McBride of causing the death of a 42-year-old Rahway man during a 2006 robbery.
Jan. 12 at 1:19 a.m. – Officer Chris Lott investigated a report of a stolen motor vehicle, which was removed from 20 Post Road.
Thrift Shop Sale • Jan. 22 & 23 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Best Friend Dog & Animal Adoption is holding a 50% off sale at their thrift shop, located at 1750 E. Second St., Scotch Plains. Proceeds support animal rescue efforts. Donations of new/lightly used items are accepted. For info, call 1-732-388-8930.
CLARK– Investors Savings Bank has named Michael C. Tyrone, Sr. to the position of Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of the Clark Central retail banking location in Clark.
CLARK – Senior Michael Stolarz won the Crusader Award for January at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Senior Softball League seeks players for its competitive slow pitch softball season in both the 50+ Division (birth year of 1960 or earlier) and the 60+ Division (birth year of 1950 or earlier.)
FLORHAM PARK—AAA New Jersey invites Morris, Essex and Union County students to participate in AAA’s 66th annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest. The program encourages creativity and represents a unique opportunity for students to communicate safety messages to their peers.