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.
STATE—Dr. Frank Esposito, selected to run for lieutenant governor on a ticket with independent Christopher Daggett, is a Kean University professor who is well known among both Democrats and Republicans in Union County.
STATE—This August, communities all over the country are taking a stand and fighting back against crime.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Police Athletic League recently crowned the 2009 baseball and softball champions.
ELIZABETH – Two men who allegedly robbed a state lawmaker could avoid prison and instead undergo drug counseling as part of a plea bargain arrangement.
LINDEN—Linden’s Public Property and Community Services Department recently held its annual George “Butchie” Scoles Fishing Derby at the pond at Wilson Park. Over 50 Linden youth participated in the tourney.