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.
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.
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…
Beginning Aug. 21 and running through Sept. 7, a total of 236 local and county law enforcement agencies, as well as the New Jersey State Police, will be cracking down on drivers operating their vehicles and motorcycles while intoxicated.
PLAINFIELD—Literacy Volunteers of Union County will celebrate the rollout of the first edition of a student art and literary magazine on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the Plainfield Public Library located at 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield. Literacy Volunteers is a non-profit…
SCOTCH PLAINS – Middle school students throughout Union County may learn about sustainability this fall by building their own wind turbines and cooking with solar energy. The hands-on activities took place during a “Green Boot Camp” for middle school teachers. The camp was developed through a partnership between Honeywell and Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to help middle school teachers learn about the latest green education tools.
PLAINFIELD—Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force have arrested a 21-year-old Plainfield man wanted in connection with the Sept. 24, 2008 shooting death of Quran Carter, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said Saturday.