ELIZABETH—After nearly three years on the run, the alleged kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing millions of dollars worth of heroin into the United States was arraigned inside a Union County courtroom last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
COLUMBUS, Ga.—Army Pfc. Charles L. Orive has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
CLARK—The New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society honored Melissa Ann Waters of Clark during its annual scholarship awards ceremony last month.
RAHWAY—The Robert Wood Johnson Rahway Foundation is currently planning its 18th annual fashion show, scheduled for Oct. 24 at the Bridgewater Marriott.
TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice has extradited a man from Columbia on charges he assisted suspended Department of Corrections administrator Gerald T. Kennedy in a bid rigging and kickback scheme involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in state contracts.
ROSELLE—The Jeff Foxx Band performed for more than 400 fans at the Roselle Shopping Center, 500-600 Raritan Road, on July 10 during the first of four Roselle Jams Urban Enterprise Zone Summer Concert Series events
LINDEN – Teresa M. Hale is the first winner of the 2009 Linden Free Public Library Adult Summer Reading Club.
LEXINGTON, Va.—Gregory S. Lum of Linden, a rising sophomore at the Virginia Military Institute, was recently named to the Deans’ List for the second semester of academic year 2008-2009.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property and Community Services recently sponsored a Wiffle Ball Tournament through its Playground Program.
ELIZABETH—Two Elizabeth men were found guilty of a home invasion that left one victim wounded, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.