CRANFORD – A Roselle school board member who allegedly led police on a car and foot chase Monday was arrested and charged with burglary, theft and resisting arrest. Michael Boyd, 39, was arrested following reports of vehicle burglary in progress…
LINDEN — Once considered a shoe-in as the mayoral nominee, Council President Robert Bunk, 77, slipped to third place as underdog challenger John Fine, 48, has emerged in a neck-in-neck race with Councilman Derek Armstead, 46, whose advantage is less than the margin of error.
STATE — Lottery officials said that one grand prize winning ticket was sold in Ohio for last night’s $260 million Powerball drawing.
LINDEN – Police arrested three people on drug and weapon charges following a Sunday evening traffic stop, authorities said.
RAHWAY — On Thursday, May 27, sophomores and juniors at Rahway High School listened to first-hand accounts of the Holocaust through the “Survivor Speaks” program sponsored by the Metro West Holocaust Council.
UNION COUNTY – Three weeks before the election in which the 17-year politician faces his first serious primary challenge, Freeholder Daniel Sullivan is prominently featured in a mailing sent to every county resident at taxpayer expense funded with a $55,000 Homeland Security grant.
ELIZABETH – On Wednesday evening, Elizabeth Public Schools formally celebrated over 100 years of educational service at Elmora School No. 12. The ceremony was held in the school’s auditorium.
CLARK – By the power of modern technology, third graders in Barbara Jean Delnero’s class at F.K. Hehnly School in Clark were able to chat with soldiers in a ‘far away land’ known to us as Kuwait.
NEWARK – An eye surgeon who allegedly submitted falsified eye examination reports so patients would qualify for funding for cataract surgery has been reprimanded by the State Board of Medical Examiners (B.M.E.) and will pay $80,000 in restitution to the N.J. Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A massive $1.5 million television and web ad campaign launching this week makes the first connection between the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and our national security.
LINDEN – Last week, two dozen officers from the Linden police department, with the aid of the Roselle Police Department and state Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness, raided six convenience stores and seized thousands of dollars in counterfeit goods, authorities said.
EDISON — Jordan Beckett of Plainfield and Sean Gardner of South Amboy, seniors and soccer players making headlines at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison will be taking their game to the next level as Division I players.
WESTFIELD – Fruits and vegetables can easily become a nutritious and delicious part of your everyday diet. Celebrate the spring harvest and all its healthful benefits by attending another appetizing class offered by the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County called “Bringing Vegetables to the Table: A Celebration of the Spring Harvest.”