SOUTH ORANGE – Nine-year NBA veteran Adrian Griffin highlights a star-studded Seton Hall University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2010. Eight alumni will be inducted on Thursday, Feb. 4 at the 21st Athletics Hall of Fame Enshrinement Dinner at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.
Among the thousands of Americans who suffered without health insurance to provide necessary treatment was Robert Taylor, of East Orange, who died at the age of 63 on April 29.
An often vilified would-be terrorist of British history, Guy Fawkes was foiled on November 5th, 1605, yet his attempt to do away with the government embodies the righteous principle of rebellion from a notoriously corrupt and abusive government that has risen to power.
SAYREVILLE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has placed the Raritan Bay Slag site in Sayreville and Old Bridge Township to the Superfund National Priorities List.
CLARK – The Mayors of Woodbridge, Rahway and Clark spoke out last week to criticize high costs at the Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority and called on the authority’s commissioners to vote against any budget increases.
NEW BRUNSWICK – On Monday, a Plainfield man was arraigned on charges in Sunday’s fatal shooing of a Rahway man outside a Piscataway bowling alley.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – Police arrested a 17-year-old Carteret resident Sunday who allegedly broke into a South Brunswick home, stole the resident’s car and led police on a high-speed chase before being caught.
UNION COUNTY—The Board of Chosen Freeholders has approved a settlement with a mentally ill woman who had parts of her feet amputated after she was allegedly released from the Union County Jail into the coldest night of the year wearing bedroom slippers and no jacket.
ELIZABETH – Last week, a Superior Court judge sentenced Awan Smith to 42 years in state prison for the 2007 murder of Omar Kennedy.
TAMPA, Fla. – Rahway native Scott Schweitzer will be inducted into the United Soccer League Hall of Fame later this month.
FORDS – Foster and Adoptive Family Services and the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association are hosting their eighth annual statewide PBA toy drive on Dec. 8 at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords.
LINDEN – Police are investigating burglaries at two DeWitt Street homes. On Oct. 27, at 10:38 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at a residence on the 900 block of DeWitt Street. The officers noticed an open rear window when they arrived. The homeowners were notified and officers checked the house.
SPRINGFIELD—AAA New Jersey invites its members and the general public to donate to its annual Coat & Toy drive which – through partnerships with Jersey Cares and the United Way of Essex & West Hudson – will benefit less fortunate individuals and families in New Jersey.