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.
ELIZABETH — Early childhood education expands throughout Elizabeth with the use of three former Catholic School buildings acquired through a lease agreement with the Archdiocese of Newark.
EDISON — Fifth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison have been communicating over the past few months through postcards and e-mail with students around the world.
CLARK – Mother Seton Regional High School will conduct several summer sports camps for girls. The camps are held on the school’s campus and taught by Mother Seton coaches and assistants.
RAHWAY — Rahway Recreation and PowerBar Energy Food Company will be conducting a free track & field, speed development and running camp at the Rahway Recreation Center, 275 Milton Avenue in Rahway on Saturday, May 22.
LINDEN – Someone stole 15 koi fish from a pond at the side of a Fernwood Terrace resident’s home on Saturday, according to police.
RAHWAY – The city’s annual Memorial Day parade is planned for May 30, but there will be a number of other activities during the month to honor our fallen soldiers.
METUCHEN — This year’s Metuchen Junebug ArtFest will include two contests for artists.
CLARK – Clark AARP Chapter #3733 will meet at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at the Brewer Senior Center, 430 Westfield Avenue in Clark.