UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the purchase of three parcels of land totaling approximately five acres for $1.74 million from the Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Monday, a Plainfield man was arraigned on charges in Sunday’s fatal shooing of a Rahway man outside a Piscataway bowling alley.
STATE – Although New Jersey voters rejected Gov. Jon Corzine, Tuesday proved to be a good day for many incumbents on the ballot.
PLAINFIELD—Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 27-year-old Plainfield man Tuesday afternoon and charged him with the Sept. 27 death of Dwayne Dunn, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH—A Union County jury found a Plainfield man guilty of aggravated manslaughter in the 2007 death of a bystander caught in the crossfire between rival gangs, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said last week.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A Plainfield man was found guilty today of felony murder in the shooting of a South Plainfield man, who was killed during a plot to rob him in his home, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
TRENTON – Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Mark N. Mauriello announced Tuesday that portions of Lodi, Kearny, Plainfield, Rahway, Somerville and Woodbridge have been designated as state Brownfield Development Areas. The new designations will help these municipalities work toward their redevelopment goals.
ELIZABETH—Last week, a Union County jury found Bryden Williams guilty of murder, unlawful possession of handgun, and possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose relating to the Sept. 3, 2006 homicide of a Burlington County man, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
MORRISTOWN—The College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown welcomed the following local students for the fall semester:
PLAINFIELD—The Union County Homicide Task Force is in the early stages of an investigation of a 27-year-old man who was shot and killed Sunday night, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.