“Health Care should be a right for all people, not a privilege for those who can afford it.” — Ray Stever
STATE—A deputy United States marshal was convicted of providing a firearm to a convicted felon who was arrested last year in Elizabeth and then lying about the matter to a federal grand jury.
RAHWAY—A Rahway man charged as part of an interstate jewelry store robbery ring with the murder of police officer in New Hartford, New York has also been named in a federal murder and conspiracy indictment.
ELIZABETH—After nearly three years on the run, the alleged kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing millions of dollars worth of heroin into the United States was arraigned inside a Union County courtroom last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
COLUMBUS, Ga.—Army Pfc. Charles L. Orive has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
CLARK—The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society honored Melissa Ann Waters of Clark during its annual scholarship awards ceremony last month.
RAHWAY—The Robert Wood Johnson Rahway Foundation is currently planning its 18th annual fashion show, scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Bridgewater Marriott.
TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice has extradited a man from Columbia on charges he assisted suspended Department of Corrections administrator Gerald T. Kennedy in a bid rigging and kickback scheme involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in state contracts.
ROSELLE—The Jeff Foxx Band performed for more than 400 fans at the Roselle Shopping Center, 500-600 Raritan Road, on July 10 during the first of four Roselle Jams Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series events
LINDEN – Teresa M. Hale is the first winner of the 2009 Linden Free Public Library Adult Summer Reading Club.