ELIZABETH—Gov.-elect Christopher Christie announced the appointment of three transition team members from Elizabeth, Board of Education member and former President Rafael Fajardo, Schools Superintendent Pablo Munoz and former Councilman Tony Monteiro.
LINDEN-This is an excerpt from material given to me by Walter Tylicki:
“Early in April 1909, Miss Louise Clougher—now Mrs. Conlon—was employed in the office of the Linden and Union Realty Company, located at the present site (1959) of the Linden Police Headquarters on West Blancke Street.
LINDEN – Police are investigating burglaries to two Linden homes.
At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30, officers took a report of a burglary at a home on the 10 block of East Linden Avenue. The resident, a 40-year-old man, told police that someone entered his home through a rear sliding door while he was sleeping.
ROSELLE—Metrofuser is taking action to fight hunger in New Jersey by offering a $100 prize for the largest donation at its office in Roselle.
TRENTON –A grocery store owner pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with others, including a former employee of the City of Newark, to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the federally funded Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program by means of fraudulent vouchers, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced
CLARK—The Dr. William Robinson Plantation & Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, Clark, will hold its third annual holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 5, and Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon to 5 p.m.
CLARK—Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a food drive being sponsored by Union County Public Libraries.
EDISON—For the first time in nearly three decades, Edison Township opened a new public safety facility.
CARTERET—On Saturday, Nov. 28, approximately 100 people gathered at Carteret Park’s central pond for a ceremony to dedicate the popular landmark in memory of the late John Sitar.
Most people would not believe that a fully stocked refrigerator and bar could precede an alcohol or drug addiction later in life.
LINDEN – A 24-year-old Linden soldier was armed at gunpoint last week, according to police.
TRENTON – More than $1.8 million in federal grant money is being allocated for developing, maintaining and improving recreational trails throughout New Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection announced.
ELIZABETH – Community Access Unlimited (CAU) has received a $3 million line of credit from Sun National Bank that will enable the nonprofit agency to expand housing services for people with disabilities and at-risk youth.