Plainfield

DEP Announces New Brownfield Development Area Designations To Help Towns Achieve Redevelopment Goals

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.

Man Convicted in 2006 Union County Homicide

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.

American Red Cross Participates In First Official 9/11 Day of Service

PLAINFIELD – The Tri-County Red Cross is taking part in the first official Sept. 11 Day of Service and Remembrance, a day established by President Barack Obama and Congress to honor the sacrifices of Sept. 11 heroes, and engage more Americans in serving their communities. The President of the United States serves as the honorary Chair of the American Red Cross.

Literacy Volunteers Recruiting New Tutor Volunteers

PLAINFIELD—Literacy Volunteers of Union County is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of adult learners by teaching them basic reading skills, writing and English as a Second Language. A 15-hour new tutor training…