STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Northfield Bank Foundation has awarded a total of $95,000 in grants to non-profit organizations in New Jersey during 2009.
PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is holding the first ever “Red Cross Resolutions Gym-A-Thon” from Jan. 16-24, 2010 at fitness centers, living rooms and trails throughout Union, Middlesex and Somerset counties.
ELIZABETH—Clifton Hall, who was awaiting trial on a 1985 Plainfield double homicide, died in jail late Friday evening, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow. Hall had been ill and was diagnosed with kidney failure prior to his death.
NEWARK—Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) announced last week it is offering free home energy audits and free or low-cost energy conservation measures to eligible customers in the 25 Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) municipalities located in the utility’s service territory.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School is proud to announce that seniors Megan Derisse of Roselle, Jaelynn Lee of Plainfield and Aaron Pinkard of Plainfield have been selected as recipients of the 2009 New Jersey Rising Scholars Student Recognition Award.
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.