ELIZABETH – A teenager accused in the fatal shooing of a youth outside a Union Township skating rink after a Christmas party last December pleaded not guilty Monday before a Superior Court judge in Elizabeth.
LINDEN – City Council members sided with Council President Robert Bunk and the Arthur Kill Watershed Alliance last week, rejecting a plan to build a $5 billion “clean coal” power plant and disappointing union members hoping for jobs.
UNION COUNTY—“We need to make sure every veteran has a final resting place, that each veteran gets honorably buried. This is the very least that they deserve,” said Sal Mione.
LINDEN—Linden High School Homecoming Queen Lunie Martinez and Homecoming King Kyle Frazier wave to all of their supporters at the Linden High School football game.
RAHWAY—While Franklin School in Rahway is always an electrifying place to learn, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, something a little unusual was taking place in the fourth grade hallway.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—They may be Union County employees by day, but with a little bit of Halloween spirit last weekend they became the late wives of David Felt who lived in the Deserted Village in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.
Oct. 19 at 9:46 p.m. – At 4 Cornell Drive, Officer Daniel Joy arrested Bronx, N.Y. resident Justin Hawkins, 30, on an outstanding warrant from Newark for contempt of court. He was subsequently turned over to the Newark Police Department.
Oct. 19 at 6:41 a.m. – Officers Tara Hanan and Thomas Salvia investigated a report of a theft at Woodbridge Road. An arrest was made.
SCOTCH PLAINS –Barbara Dellanno, humanities curriculum specialist and teacher at Union Catholic High School, has been selected as the 2009 Nonpublic Teacher of the Year Finalist by the New Jersey Council for Private Education (NJ CAPE) and the New Jersey Department of Education Advisory Committee for Non-public Schools.
CLARK—Representing St Agnes School in Clark, seventh grade student Jessica Seib read her winning Christopher Columbus essay to a crowd of people gathered at the Clark Italian Festival held Columbus Day weekend.