ELIZABETH – Yesterday, authorities in Union County arrested a 20-year-old Chatham man after he allegedly engaged in a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old girl, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
LA JUNTA, Colo – An Elizabeth man who alarmed passengers on a train in Colorado this week is free on $30,000 bond, according to authorities. Ojore Nuru Lutalo, 64, faces a felony charge of endangering public transportation.
LINDEN – In the end, it came down to economics. The promise of $2.5 million in structured payments and 150 permanent jobs influenced Linden’s City Council to clear legal obstacles to a coal power plant that would be built in the city.
ELIZABETH—Earlier this week, a former Linden resident was arrested and charged with 13 separate counts after an investigation revealed that he used another man’s identity to secure $270,000 in loans, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—The Benedictine Academy community pulled together to offer hope and strength to eight students and a teacher who were directly affected by the earthquake in Haiti.
Here are more memories of the area from William Frolich: “During the one hundred and fifty years of existence, Union County has had many changes in the area within its borders. Some have been regrettable, while others have been quite an improvement to the lives of its inhabitants.
STATE—Local school districts are offering informational packets for citizens interested in petitioning for one of the three seats on the Board of Education that will be elected in the annual school election scheduled for Tuesday, April 20.
LINDEN—The Linden Board of Education has announced a new initiative to help improve the health and quality of life of its employees.
ELIZABETH – AMC Entertainment and the Autism Society are teaming up to bring families affected by autism and other disabilities a special opportunity to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment on a monthly basis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – New Jersey’s senators announced $38.5 million in new federal Recovery Act funding to complete the final design for a new rail bridge over the Hackensack River between Kearny and Secaucus.