GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Recruit Joel D. Acevedo, son of Belquis Medina of Elizabeth and Emanuel Acevedo of Rahway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
ELIZABETH-This if from 1956 material sent to me by Frank Fay: “Elizabeth had a gang problem in the late 1930s. The police had a solution. Check the last paragraph in attached article.”
RAHWAY — The Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum Association announced that their annual antique auction is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LINDEN – Police are searching for two men who held up a trio of unfortunate motorists early Saturday morning.
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: