CRANFORD—Between the rescue helicopter hovering just above the treetops, all the emergency vehicles with their lights flashing, and the platoons of police officers and firefighters making their way into the woods at Union County’s Nomahegan Park in Cranford, it sure looked as if something big was happening.
CAMDEN—A Newark man who was the second-in-command of a prostitution enterprise that recruited and prostituted minor girls in several New Jersey cites pleaded guilty in federal court on Jan. 5, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
LINDEN – A Roselle man who led police on a chase in a stolen car was arrested early Tuesday morning, according to Linden Police Detective Lt. James Sarnicki.
Dec. 28 at 10:30 a.m. – Officer Robert Dedics investigated a theft at Pierpont Street. The case remains open.
CLARK—Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet on Friday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark.
CLARK—Clark Recreation held their annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest last month. Over 35 homes entered the contest and over 150 residents voted for their favorite house in three categories.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Auxiliary held its first holiday toy drive last month. The effort helped 20 children from Rahway who may have gone without a special gift from Santa Claus to enjoy a brighter holiday.
ELIZABETH—Carlos Lucio and Marie Munn discuss gifts collected for needy children in Elizabeth while Joseph Padlo and Lester Dominguez help sort presents under the tree. The toys were donated by city residents during the holiday season.
NEWARK—Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) is concerned about recent reports of strangers posing as PSE&G employees to gain access to a home or to lure a homeowner out of their house.
ELIZABETH – The Union County Clerk’s Office no longer issues county identification cards, effective Jan. 1, 2010.