A week after Sheriff Ralph Froehlich was re-elected to an unprecedented 11th term in 2007, a grainy video captured the shooting death of 13-year-old Elijah Henderson.
LINDEN — China has become increasingly important in the global economy. To take advantage of this huge economic shift and the opportunities that they present, educators at Castle Learning Center in Linden suggest learning Chinese.
ELIZABETH – The Labor Department recently partnered with the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (SHCCNJ), the New Jersey Community College Consortium (NJCCC), and Workforce Solutions of America (WSA) to provide basic skills training for employees of businesses throughout the state that are members of SHCCNJ.
May 21 at 12:33 a.m. – Officers Javier Perez and Monika Sakowicz arrested Roselle resident Guraryeh Ben Yehudah, 25, on charges of distribution and possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the vicinity of East St. Georges Avenue.
CLARK — Investors Savings Bank’s branch at 77 Central Avenue in Clark just donated $6,500 to the Relay for Life of Clark. During the grand reopening of the 3,800-square foot branch, Investors pledged to contribution $25 to Relay for Life of Clark each time a person opened a new account.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Wednesday that police have been setting up sobriety checkpoints as part of an annual program to ensure the safety of high school students during their prom and graduation ceremonies.
LINDEN — Former Mayor Paul Werkmeister is congratulated on being named Senior Citizen of the Year during the city’s annual ceremony at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center by Democratic mayoral candidate Derek Armstead and former Councilman James Moore, who is running for council president on the Column B Democrats for Change ticket.
TRENTON- The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced the I-287 northbound ramp to Easton Avenue will be closed to traffic after the peak travel period on Tuesday, June 1.
ELIZABETH–On Wednesday, June 2, Elizabeth Public Schools will hold its third annual Healthy Leap Into Summer health expo. The event will be held at the Dunn Sports Center on Pearl Street.
CARTERET — Mayor Daniel J. Reiman was joined by local, county, and state officials, and over 375 supporters of the Children’s Charity on Friday night for the annual charity ball.
Blood Drive • May 28 from 1-7 p.m. – Woodbridge Center Mall, 250 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge will host a blood drive. For info, call 1-800-933-2566.
CRANFORD – At the Joint Meeting of Union County College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, held on Tuesday, May 25, it was announced that Union County College (UCC) and Amateur Astronomers Inc. (AAI) have come to an agreement upon the usage of the William Sperry Observatory on the College’s Cranford campus.
LAKEWOOD – Wednesday afternoon the BlueClaws blew a five-run lead, but came back in the ninth for a wild 11-10 win.