SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School is proud to announce that seniors Megan Derisse of Roselle, Jaelynn Lee of Plainfield and Aaron Pinkard of Plainfield have been selected as recipients of the 2009 New Jersey Rising Scholars Student Recognition Award.
RAHWAY—Winter came a bit early in Ms. Bechelli’s fifth grade class at Grover Cleveland School. After reading two stories about sled dogs and the annual Alaskan Iditarod race, they couldn’t help but have snow and ice on their minds.
RAHWAY – Fifth grade students at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway eagerly chose books, compliments of Reading Is Fundamental, whose highest priority is providing children with new, free books and literacy resources each year.
RAHWAY – Third grade students at Grover Cleveland School in Rahway recently visited United Water Company.
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,…
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.
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.
RAHWAY – The city’s health department will offer H1N1 flu vaccine at Rahway Middle School, 1138 Kline Place, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.
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.
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.