CLARK — Jerry Armstrong, a sixth grade student at St. Agnes School in Clark and a football player for the Clark Crusaders, was first selected as an Eastern Region Scholar by the Pop Warner Scholars, Inc.
Gokce Yurekli of Middlesex Academy High School (Edison) was presented a 2010 Caring Award by the Middlesex County Guidance Council.
EDISON — “Teen Arts,” a celebration of the creative talents of area middle and high school students, was held at Middlesex County College May 12 and 13.
LINDEN — Linden School No. 4 nurse Colleen Goeller receives flowers from Eric Laque-Lopez, Uzezi Ijoma, and Diana Moncrief as a thank you for everything that she does to keep School No. 4 healthy.
EDISON — Seventh and eighth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have excelled in the 2010 National Spanish Examination.
MADISON— Bobby Lisowski of Iselin was recently honored by Fairleigh Dickinson University and coworkers with the Campus Recognition Award for Outstanding Service to the Campus Community. College at Florham Provost Kenneth Greene presented him with the award.
CLARK — Clark Recreation welcomed spring with the “Golf for Juniors” program taking place at the Hyatt Hills Golf Course.
Armed Forces Day (May 15) is always the third Saturday in May, I just don’t think it gets the notoriety it deserves. It does in the veteran community, but that’s about it.
RAHWAY — A Union County freeholder acknowledged as an expert in homeland security had a chance to intervene because someone he believed to be an unqualified appointee was selected for a high-paying emergency management job.
ELIZABETH — Democratic city council candidate Lester Dominguez is calling for tougher gun laws to prevent illegal handguns and other weapons from making their way onto city streets.
TRENTON – Legislation to protect senior citizens from Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to increase their prescription drug fees and slash their property tax relief, provide a New Jersey homebuyer tax credit for 2010 and analyze the newly implemented teen driver safety law top Thursday’s Assembly committee agendas.
ELIZABETH — After nearly three years on the run, the kingpin of a notorious drug ring that was responsible for bringing upwards of $250 million worth of heroin each year into the United States pled guilty inside a Union County courtroom, announced Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — The 2008 slaying of Tanya Worthy would not have been solved if left to the Elizabeth police department, according to County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow.