Clark School District Named To AP Achievement List

CLARK — Clark Township School District is one of fewer than 400 in the nation being honored by the College Board with a place on its AP® Achievement List. School districts are recognized for opening AP classroom doors to a significantly broader pool of students, while maintaining or improving the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher.

Franklin School Receives Grant For Parent Resource Center

RAHWAY — Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently received a grant from The New Jersey State Parent Information & Resource Center. The funds allowed the school to set up a “Parent Resource Center” outside the main offices with a computer and printer for parents and guardians to use which includes internet access.

Elizabeth Police Officer Charged With Extorting Undocumented Immigrants

ELIZABETH – A city police officer has been charged with shaking down undocumented immigrants for money, saying he would not turn them into authorities in exchange for payment, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Thursday.

Lautenberg Co-Sponsors Bill To Ban ‘Bath Salts’ Drug

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced Thursday that he is co-sponsoring legislation to ban the production, sale and possession of MDPV and mephedrone, synthetic chemicals being marketed and sold as “bath salts,” but used as recreational drugs.