MERIDIAN, Miss. — Marine Corps Pfc. Veronica M. Jimenez Ochoa, daughter of Norma Ochoa and Jose Jimenez, of Elizabeth, recently completed the Marine Aviation Maintenance Administration Course.
ELIZABETH — A Maryland teenager who sent a threatening message via the Internet saying students in Berkeley Heights were in danger of being shot while in school, pleaded guilty Thursday to causing a false public alarm, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
TRENTON – A Union County construction contractor pleaded guilty Friday to using a stolen identity, a fictitious company, and fraudulent documents to successfully bid on public projects, including a project to restore the Clinton Town dam in Hunterdon County, when his companies were barred from such projects, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
UNION COUNTY — In a news release issued by Democratic legislative publicist Tom Hester on March 11, Joseph Cryan acknowledged that the budget he helped Gov. Chris Christie enact last year increased property taxes 4.1 percent.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection will hold two public meetings in Union County to discuss proposed draft sewer service area maps in three municipalities.
NEWARK – As part of its Solar 4 All™ program, PSE&G is installing solar energy units on utility poles in Union, Springfield, Elizabeth, Roselle and Roselle Park.
Tricky Tray • March 18 at 6 p.m. – Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Academy, 170 Hussa St., Linden will host its 8th annual Tricky Tray. Tickets: $17 at the door. Must be 18+ to participate. Info: 1-908-486-2507
UNION — Literacy Volunteers of Union County, a volunteer driven, non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the literacy of adults and their families in Union County, is now registering for the spring new tutor training workshop.
RAHWAY — The Friends of the Union County Arts Center, a non-profit fundraising organization working for the benefit of the arts center, will hold a movie night event on Saturday, April 9.
ROSELLE PARK – “Winter in Roselle Park, Share the Magic” a group exhibit of photographs by Roselle Park residents, will be on display at the Casano Community Center Art Gallery through April 22. There will be a reception to meet the artists on March 30, from 6 – 7:30 p.m.