ELIZABETH — Last week, a Union County jury convicted a Newark man on 11 different charges stemming from 2009 car chase with police near the Kean University campus, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Wednesday.
LINDEN – Linden’s Municipal Budget Committee will meet tonight at 7 p.m. in the second floor court room at City Hall to discuss the 2011 municipal budget.
Feb. 24 at 8:15 p.m. –Officers investigated a robbery at Family Dollar, 1600 East St. Georges Avenue. A masked suspect threatened the cashier with an apparent weapon and took an undetermined amount of cash from the register. Police were unable to locate a suspect.
NEWARK – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialists discovered Khapra Beetle larva while inspecting a ship’s cargo at the port in Elizabeth last month, officials announced Wednesday.
RAHWAY – The RWJ Rahway Foundation has announced its leadership for 2011. Newly-elected officers are Chairman Bernice “Bunny” Bowen, and Vice-Chairman Michele Chen. Secretary Bonnie Josephs and Treasurer Richard “Rick” Parker were re-elected.
UNION COUNTY – During the month of March, Union County College is hosting five financial aid workshops to provide prospective students with the opportunity to learn about the type of aid that is available for college. Attendees will also receive help with applying for aid.
CLARK – Pastor Gerry Gregoire will celebrate his fourth year leading Jesus the Rock Fellowship this month. The independent, full gospel, Bible-based Christ-centered church meets in the facilities of Prayer & Praise Fellowship at 2 Denman Avenue in Clark.
CRANFORD – The Cranford Chamber of Commerce is organizing a bus trip to see the Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can” on Sunday, May 22.
MADISON — Drew University has named the following students to its Dean’s List for the Fall 2010 semester:
RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held a “Writers’ Roundtable Challenge”. Students in grades three, four and five were invited to participate in this principal’s writing initiative. They were required to write an essay based on a speculative prompt: A New School Rule.