RAHWAY — In conjunction with the National Day of Writing and Red Ribbon Week, Rahway Middle School students participated in an essay contest. In language arts classes, students wrote a 500-word essay describing, “Why I should be drug free.”
CLARK – Last month, the Clark Board of Education recognized 13 fourth grade students in the district who reached a perfect score on the NJ ASK 3 last spring in either Math or Language Arts.
Daniel “Taz” Courtney, age 47, of Corning, N.Y., Rahway, and Shakedown Street, Anywhere USA, passed away unexpectedly, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at home.
PLAINFIELD — On Wednesday, members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested an 18-year-old man and charged him with last week’s shooting death of a Plainfield teenager, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
TRENTON – A longtime aide of former Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas pleaded guilty today to conspiring with Vas to obtain an illicit payment from a city vendor and illegally funneling money into Vas’ congressional campaign via straw donors to evade campaign funding and reporting rules.
WESTFIELD – Authorities arrested a 49-year-old woman who worked for convicted former financier Bernard Madoff for 25 years.
ELIZABETH — A convicted drug dealer who was found guilty of first degree murder last July was sentenced today to 60 years in prison, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
UNION — On Wednesday, law enforcement agencies arrested a Union County doctor and charged him with submitting nearly $52 million in fraudulent Medicare and private insurance health care claims, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ-12) today introduced the “Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act,” legislation that would require colleges and universities to have anti-harassment policies in place.