Union County

Archdiocese Official Visits Elizabeth School

ELIZABETH—Monsignor Kevin Hanbury, Ed.D. (third from left, rear), Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Newark, recently met with administrators at Benedictine Academy in North Elizabeth during his annual visitation tour of Elizabeth Catholic schools. Shown with him (rear,…

Alleged Drug Kingpin Featured On “America’s Most Wanted”

ELIZABETH—Last weekend, the television program “America’s Most Wanted” featured a lengthy segment on Luqman Abdullah. The alleged Union County drug kingpin is wanted on racketeering, narcotics and weapons charges.

Man Charged With Threatening President Pleads To Lesser Counts

NEWARK – A Linden resident who was arrested last month for allegedly threatening to shoot President Barack Obama pleaded guilty to lesser charges, authorities said. He is expected to be released from jail this week, authorities said.

Clark Police Blotter: Nov. 9 – 15

Nov. 9 at 3:15 p.m. – In the vicinity of Lexington Boulevard, Officer John Ehling arrested Tom’s River resident Ronald Stevenson, 59, on outstanding warrants from Manalapan and Wall Township for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently turned over to the Manalapan Police Department.

Union County College Men’s Soccer Team Are National Champions

CRANFORD – On Sunday, Nov. 15, in Herkimer, New York, the Union County College men’s soccer team battled Richland College to claim the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III, National Championship.

County Purchases 5 Acres For $1.74 Million

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the purchase of three parcels of land totaling approximately five acres for $1.74 million from the Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.