STATE—Attorney General Paula T. Dow today announced a revised AMBER Alert plan designed to provide law enforcement officials with clear criteria to determine when they should activate the emergency broadcast system to seek public assistance in locating a child who was recently abducted and is believed to be in danger, including family abductions.
NEW BRUNSWICK—An eighth grade English teacher pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of improperly touching and kissing a 14-year-old female student nearly four years ago, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan.
LINDEN—Hundreds of progressive voters rallied Saturday around candidates running on the Column B Democrats for Change slate, as Councilman Derek Armstead kicked off his campaign for Mayor with former Councilman James Moore running for Council President.
RAHWAY—Freeholder Richard ‘Rick’ Proctor is running to succeed Mayor James Kennedy in the hope that he may continue moving the city in the direction started 20 years ago in response to economic conditions that developed in the 1970s and continued through the following decade.
UNION COUNTY — A citizen’s group severely criticized the “outrageous waste and patronage” in the Union County Sheriff’s Department in a report on the 2010 county budget.
ROSELLE—The Rev. James Moore and Samantha Dow have a message for Roselle voters: we know taxes are way too high and we’re going to do something about it.
LINDEN – City officials are accusing each other of playing politics with government jobs.
CRANFORD – Union County College today announced that Dr. Margaret McMenamin has been named its new president. She will take office prior to the start of the fall semester.
RAHWAY—Rahway residents Joseph Rotondo, Anne Nelson and Art Shmukler, and Clark resident Lillian Buehler were honored for serving more than 10,000 hours as volunteers at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway.
EAST BRUNSWICK – East Brunswick Education Foundation recently received a $2,500 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation. The organization raises money to award grants at various levels for instructional projects designed to have a positive impact on learning in the East Brunswick Public School district.
ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) has officially launched the Nurse-Family Partnership Program (NFP) for Union County, with partner agency and direct service provider Holy Redeemer Home Care.
Memories from Thomas Saboy: “Hot Rodding started after World War II (late 40s) and came alive in the 1950s.
UNION – Junior attack Amanda South scored a game-high six goals to lead the Kean University women’s lacrosse team to a 18-12 win over College of Mount Saint Vincent in the Skyline Conference quarterfinals on Tuesday evening.