ROSELLE—Robert Melchionne, Business Development Officer from Spencer Savings Bank, 220 Chestnut Street in Roselle, speaks about small business financing at the Roselle Urban Enterprise Zone business luncheon on Aug. 12.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The allies have landed on the shores of Echo Lake.
With the help of state entomologists, nearly 15,000 Gallerucella beetles were released recently along the shoreline of this Union County park, which straddles the Westfield-Mountainside border.
RAHWAY—The YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch will be hosting an AARP driver safety program on Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 1 – 5 p.m.
SCOTCH PLAINS—On Sunday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., area residents will walk to benefit children with dyslexia.
ELIZABETH — The Elizabeth Board of Education will meet tonight, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Donald Stewart Early Childhood Center School No. 51, 544 Pennsylvania Avenue, beginning at 7 p.m.
ELIZABETH—Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in capturing a notorious member of the Bloods street gang who was operating an established drug ring in Elizabeth, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH – A teenage boy was shot early Thursday morning while he apparently was walking away from a bar in Elizabeth, authorities said.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Republican Committee is calling for Councilman Bobby Akbar to resign from his elected position by 4 p.m. tomorrow.
CLARK – Mayor Sal Bonaccorso directed the township attorney to file a lawsuit against the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority and all of its member municipalities this week, alleging that Clark is being inaccurately and excessively billed for sewer fees.
LINDEN – Three unidentified men robbed a 32-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y. man who was making a Chinese food delivery to the 300 block of Mitchell Avenue Tuesday night, police said.