Roselle

Roselle Homicide Suspects Linked To Other Armed Robberies

ELIZABETH—Two Newark men have been arrested and charged with the March 18 shooting death of a Roselle business owner, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said Monday. Additionally the men have been linked to a number of robberies in Elizabeth, Millburn and North Arlington.

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement—Abraham Clark High School students Deneeshah Williams (left), 17, and Brittany Sandifer (right), 17, read to Harrison Elementary School students (from left to right) Kaleigh Villeea, 6, Anaya Hairston, 6, Mustafa Ismael, 6, and Joshua Morales, 5, in Roselle…

Linden Man Charged In 2007 Roselle Street Killing

ELIZABETH – A 32-year-old Linden man has been charged with killing Roselle resident Gregory Fils-Aime in April 2007, authorities said. Kareem Prunty was arrested Friday night as a result of a joint investigation between the Union County Homicide Task Force…

FBI Task Force Arrests Elizabeth Gang Members

ELIZABETH—The FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force, in conjunction with the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, has arrested six members of the infamous Bloods street gang – including two from Elizabeth—along with nine of their criminal associates. This wave of arrests began…

Murder Suspect Commits Suicide In Jail Cell

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – A 31-year-old Georgia man who was charged with murder in last week’s shooting of a Roselle man in North Brunswick apparently committed suicide while in custody, according to the warden at the Middlesex County Adult Correction Center.…

Despite Recession, Voters Pass Majority Of School Budgets

STATE – Despite the recession and a growing movement against increased taxes, voters passed a majority of the school budgets in Middlesex and Union counties on Tuesday. Voters approved school budgets in 16 of 21 Union County school districts, though…

Seven Democrats Hope To Be Plainfield Mayor

 UNION COUNTY – Six Democrats are challenging incumbent Plainfield Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs in the June primary as she pursues a second term. She became the first woman to serve as Plainfield’s chief executive after defeating Robert Ferraro in 2005. Two-term…

Former UCC Women’s Basketball Coach Receives National Award

SOUTH ORANGE – Former Union County College women’s basketball coach Donna Herran received the New Jersey National Girls and Women in Sports Award for 2009 at a ceremony held at Seton Hall University on Feb. 1 This annual award is…