ROSELLE—A spokeperson for Gov. Jon Corzine said that Roselle Council President Jamel Holley should resign because he is facing criminal charges related to widespread absentee ballot fraud in the 2006 Democratic primary.
Sept. 14 at 9:49 a.m. – At the Point Pleasant Boro Police Department, Officer Brian Renda arrested Brick resident Gary Perrine, 55, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
LINDEN – City officials hope that federal stimulus funding will enable them to build a new tunnel at Roselle Street to help ease traffic congestion by creating a fourth point to cross the Amtrak railroad line.
RAHWAY— Rahway native Christine Komoroski-McCohnell recently published a memoir reflecting on living and growing up to adulthood with Cerebral Palsy.
ELIZABETH—Jefferson Park Ministries, Inc. has been awarded a three year, $250,000 grant to support their “Santé Pour Tous/Health for All” project, which promotes health literacy among Haitian immigrants in Union County. The grant was awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its New Jersey Health Initiatives program.
CRANFORD—The Mountain Plains Mothers of Multiples will hold its Fall Swap n’ Sell on Saturday, Sept. 26. This bi-annual sale provides an opportunity to purchase gently used children’s clothing and shoes, toys, games, and other items at reasonable prices.
RAHWAY—On Thursday, Sept. 17, students at Grover Cleveland school in Rahway were treated to an assembly presented by The Music Shop. The store owner, Nick Marino, as well as Branislav Svitek, a teacher there, demonstrated flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, violin, viola and cello.
LINDEN—A Halloween Pumpkin Painting Contest, sponsored by the Linden Halloween Committee and the Department of Public Property and Community Services, will give Linden students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grades the chance to show off their creativity.
RAHWAY—On the evening of Sept. 17, Rahway High School hosted a freshman/sophomore parent meeting. During the meeting, representatives from the Guidance Office, as well as teachers and administrators, shared important information about navigating high school with success with parents.
SCOTCH PLAINS – Mark your calendar for three cooking programs in October and November that are sure to please. Each features professionally trained chef and Registered Dietitian Diane Weeks and there will be plenty to sample.