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.
Dec. 1 at 9:55 a.m. – At Essex County Jail, Det. David Satkowski arrested Irvington resident Blake Daniels, 25, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
UNION – An arrest warrant has been issued against a 20-year-old man wanted in connection with last week’s fatal stabbing inside a Union Township deli, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Sunday.
STATE—Arguments on a motion to dismiss the most severe charges against former Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen were postponed by the attorney representing the former lawmaker and rescheduled for Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. before Judge Gerald Council at the Mercer County Courthouse in Trenton.
SCOTCH PLAINS – New Jersey Blood Services’ (NJBS) new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains will host a new exhibit of the works of three local photographers entitled “Traveling Women”.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 9 students disguised potatoes and wrote personal narratives about a day in their lives. It was one of the culminating activities to the writer’s workshop unit of a study on personal narratives.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded a total of $95,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in New Jersey during 2009.
RAHWAY – Roosevelt School in Rahway uses a software program called Accelerated Reader to build a lifelong love of reading in every student. Students read books on their current reading levels and complete the reading practice quiz.
RAHWAY—The Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their annual school-wide food drive. The students and their families brought in and donated over 900 food items to help families in need.
RAHWAY—Daisy Girl Scout Troop #1312 from Rahway led by Gina Hidalgo and Jennifer Heilich, took part in a “Trim a Tree” event at Berzinec Park.