GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Recruit Juan F. Yepez Alvear, son of Jenny V. Alvear of Elizabeth, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
YORK, Pa.—Melissa A. Waters of Clark, an elementary education major, has been named to the Senior Honor Society at York College of Pennsylvania.
ELIZABETH—Four students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth have earned recognition for their academic and all-around achievements.
ELIZABETH—A 20-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday and charged with the stabbing death of a Union Township deli owner, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow and Union Township Police Director Dan Zieser.
TRENTON—An Elizabeth man has been charged in a state grand jury indictment for the alleged distribution of child pornography over the internet, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
RAHWAY – Local health officials will conduct H1N1 flu vaccination clinics next week.
ELIZABETH – Sid Blanchard, founder and executive director of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), has been named one of six finalist in the NJBIZ Nonprofit Innovation Awards within the Leadership Excellence category.
CLARK—On Sunday, Dec. 6, internationally known multilingual singer Naomi Miller joined with the Hester Street Troupe, a New Jersey-based Klezmer band for an afternoon of entertainment “from Broadway to Klezmer” at Temple Beth O’r/Beth Torah in Clark.
CRANFORD – Voters approved an $11.99 million bond referendum to finance renovations at the township’s eight schools on Tuesday, 1,197 votes to 839.
ISELIN – State Sen. Ray Lesniak told a New Jersey Business and Industry Association forum in Iselin Tuesday that he plans to introduce a bill to raise the state’s gas tax “incrementally” to help pay for transportation projects.