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.
RAHWAY– The Rahway Center Partnership will host the Four Paws Pet Fair in downtown Rahway on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the YMCA parking lot on Irving Street.
ELIZABETH – An inmate has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed a corrections officer with a sharpened pencil at Union County Jail last week, officials said.
LINDEN – Police arrested a city man last week for allegedly attempting to rob a drug store with a hose-nozzle that employees thought was a gun.