Union County

Union Supermarket Sold Mega Millions Winning Ticket

TRENTON—The Mega Millions jackpot will reset to $12 million for the drawing to be held on Friday, Nov. 13, but not before giving one lucky New Jerseyan their share of a $77 million jackpot. The fortunate New Jersey winner shares the jackpot with a fellow winner in California. Each share of the jackpot is worth an estimated $38.5 million.

Clark Athlete Named NJAC Volleyball Player Of The Year

PITMAN – William Paterson senior middle hitter Kelly Helfrich, a Clark resident and graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Year, the league office announced Nov. 5.

Lawsuit Costs Union County Taxpayers $325G

UNION COUNTY—The Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved a $325,000 legal settlement with a mentally ill woman who sued the county because she parts of her feet amputated after she was allegedly released from the Union County Jail into the coldest night of the year wearing bedroom slippers and no jacket.

Author To Speak At Polish Cultural Foundation

CLARK – The Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will present an evening with Joanna Sokolowska-Gwizdka, the author of Helena Modjeska’s bilingual biography, “What I Received from God and from People.” The free public event is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13,…

Hillside Man Charged With Aggravated Assault, Eluding Police

ELIZABETH—A Union County Grand Jury handed down an eleven-count indictment Monday against a Hillside man who was involved in a police-involved shooting earlier this year, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow. The officers were cleared of any wrongdoing.

Thanking Our Veterans

RAHWAY—After learning about Veteran’s Day, Takshat Patel and Antonio Santoni, along with the rest of the students in Kathleen Bentley’s fourth grade class at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway, wrote letters to veterans thanking them for serving and protecting our country.

Cerebral Palsy League Gets Top Grades For New School Facility

CRANFORD – The opening of a new school facility by the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) in Cranford has drawn praise from the Cranford Chamber of Commerce and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders for the league’s contribution to the community and services to its students.