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.
Jan. 21 at 8:15 p.m.—After a month-long investigation by Det. Kenneth Mikolajczyk of the Narcotics Squad, police arrested Elizabeth resident Alexander Maldonado, 29, on the 3300 block of Tremley Point Road.
CLARK – The township is interested in opening a food bank for Clark residents that are affected by the recession and other unforeseen circumstances.
CLARK – The Clark Township Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, Feb. 1, to introduce an ordinance amending the township’s sewerage fees.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass.—American International College in Springfield, Mass., has named 376 students to the Fall 2009 Dean’s List, including two Elizabeth students.