ROSELLE PARK—More than 320 participants, including 55 cancer survivors, walk a silent lap during the Luminaria Ceremony at the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Roselle Park on Saturday, June 6.
CLARK—The Clark Kiwanis Club displays their patriotism in replacing the American flag that is on the Kiwanis flag pole at the reservoir near the dam on Madison Hill Road in Clark.
LINDEN—Linden AARP Chapter #1894 installed their slate of officers for the 2009-10 year at a June lucheon held at the Gran Centurian in Clark.
RAHWAY—Councilman Bobby Akbar pleaded guilty in Clark municipal court to disturbing the peace, thus avoiding a domestic violence trial on assault charges involving a woman who is not his wife.
ELIZABETH – An Elizabeth teenager accused of fatally shooting the father of two in April surrendered to police Monday, authorities said.
ELIZABETH—A convicted sex offender who was released from jail earlier this year was arrested last Tuesday for allegedly committing another sexual assault against a 14-year-old Elizabeth girl.
CLARK – Students at F.K. Hehnly Elementary School are helping the environment, one juice pouch at a time. Known as the “Hehnly Recycling Crusaders”, they have been collecting Capri Sun drink pouches and sending them to TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company.
RAHWAY – Kami Beckford, a fourth grader at Roosevelt Elementary School in Rahway, is the latest student achieving 1,000 Points in the Accelerated Reader Program.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army Reserve Pvt. Raul F. Calero Jr. has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. He is the son of Cecilia Gamboa of Bayonne and Raul Calero of Elizabeth.
SCRANTON, Pa.—The Ricardo L. Vagueiro of Clark was among the 856 University of Scranton graduates who received bachelor’s and associate’s degrees at its undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 31, 2009, at Wachovia Arena.