STATE –Last week, 18 New Jersey municipalities learned that they would receive $26.8 million in federal stimulus money from the Justice Department’s Community Oriented Policing Services program.
LINDEN – Last week, armed robbers targeted an East Edgar Road pizza shop.
On July 28 at 3:19 a.m., officers responded to New York Fried Chicken & Pizza on a report of a robbery. According to police, three men entered the store and one had a shotgun.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – A Hamilton Terrace Elementary School science teacher won a 2008 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
LINDEN – Linden began implementing furloughs last month in an effort to stay within the city’s budget.
ELIZABETH—Police arrested a relative a Phillip Ruddy, who allegedly assisted in the Rahway man’s escape from Union County Jail earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
LANCASTER, Pa.—The following local students have made the Honors List for Franklin & Marshall College’s spring 2009 semester:
UNION COUNTY—For Frank Budney, it was the sighting of an Indigo Bunting, a reclusive bird know for its secretive habits.
SCOTCH PLAINS— Union Catholic High School Principal Sister Percylee Hart joined school administrators, project engineers and student representatives for a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of a new, synthetic surface turf field and track facility last week.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good summer reading at bargain prices?
The Friends of the Cranford Public Library invite you to visit their used book sale in the Friendly Book Cellar at the Cranford Public Library, on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
EDISON—A new program at Middlesex County College, called “Electronics for Green Jobs,” graduated eight people at a ceremony in July. The program, which began in May, trained them in electronics in this new, rapidly expanding field.