RAHWAY – Sts. Mary/Mark Parish, Rahway, will celebrate a “Week of Mary” beginning with the anticipated Mass for the Feast of the Assumption at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, and concluding on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the 8 a.m. liturgy in honor of the Queenship of Mary.
TRENTON – The leader a Newark-based narcotics ring that distributed millions of dollars a year in illegal prescription painkillers such as Oxycontin pleaded guilty Friday, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced.
ROSELLE – Full Force, “the original vocal hip-hop band”, and acclaimed R&B singer Kevon Edmonds will share the spotlight at Friday’s Roselle UEZ Summer Concert.
FANWOOD—Marianne Kranz has always loved history … and stories. She once dreamed of making documentary films that weave together bits of history in order to tell a story. But after switching from a career in radio, TV, and video communications to one in human services, she has discovered that each and every individual has their own compelling and interesting story.
UNION COUNTY – Republicans have called on Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Union) to return contributions she received from three men named in last month’s federal corruption probe.
PLAINFIELD—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of adult learners by teaching them basic reading skills, writing and English as a second language.
ELIZABETH—Maybe Hannah Caldwell’s ghost just needed a little more time in make-up.
According to the folks at Ghost Hunters—the SyFy Channel’s popular show that searches for the paranormal—their findings about the Union County Courthouse’s infamous ghost, originally expected to air in August, will now run Sept. 16.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Last week, a grand jury indicted three Rahway men who were allegedly involved in a street-racing crash in Woodbridge that critically injured an Edison man last March, authorities said.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Dean’s List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
July 30 at 1:15 p.m. – At the South Plainfield Police Department, Officer Christopher Tuccio arrested Rahway resident Quintel Tankard, 24, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. She was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.