UNION COUNTY—Last year, the Jersey Cares Coat Drive supplied more than 38,000 gently-used winter coats to children, women and men who desperately needed them.
CRANFORD—At the Nov. 17 Joint Meeting of Union County College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Dr. John R. Farrell, Jr., vice president of administrative services and executive assistant to the president, was named the interim president for the college beginning Jan. 1, 2010.
ELIZABETH—Student Campus Ministers at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth are making a difference in the lives of city youngsters.
Nov. 9 at 9:06 a.m. – Officer Thomas Brougham investigated a theft on East Cherry Street. The case remains open.
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.