RAHWAY—Officer Buckley and Volgo, his German Shepherd, from the Union County Police K-9 Unit, visited Grover Cleveland School on Sept. 25.
CLARK—Business professionals representing a range of industries gathered at the recent Veterans Business Association (VBA) networking event held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Clark.
PLAINFIELD—The Union County Homicide Task Force is in the early stages of an investigation of a 27-year-old man who was shot and killed Sunday night, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH – The suspect in a fatal shooing committed suicide last week, authorities said.
TRENTON – Sentencing proceedings are continuing in the bribery scandal that derailed Linden’s Neighborhood Redevelopment Program.
RAHWAY – The Rahway Police Department is looking for residents who are interested in starting Neighborhood Watch programs in their communities.
EDISON – The Legal Services of New Jersey Poverty Research Institute has released a new study report, “Unequal Access to Justice: Many Legal Needs, Too Little Legal Assistance,” with findings that LSNJ president Melville D. Miller, Jr., calls “quite disturbing.”
NEW BRUNSWICK—Police arrested a woman last week who was charged with endangering and robbing a New Brunswick man, who died after he fell on a city street during a dispute. Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and New Brunswick Police Director Anthony A. Caputo announced Friday.
LINDEN – Local officials joined representatives of the state’s electric and gas utilities at the home of Leona Parker of Linden to celebrate the 50,000th participant in the New Jersey Comfort Partners Program. Comfort Partners, a component of New Jersey’s…
PERTH AMBOY — The Perth Amboy City Council adopted five government reform ordinances last week designed to ensure open and honest government.
JERSEY CITY—The New Jersey Athletic Conference monkey is finally off the back of the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team. Sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union), the Division III national leader in goals, posted a hat trick against her former team to lead the Gothic Knights to an emotional, 5-1 rout of rival Rutgers-Newark, in an NJAC game on Saturday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field, in front of more than 300 fans.
NEWARK—Rutgers-Newark scored a pair of header goals in the first 17:36 of the first half, including the eventual winner less than two minutes into the contest as the Scarlet Raiders downed the New Jersey City University men’s soccer team in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday night at Alumni Field.
JERSEY CITY—Montclair State University had three starters hit .500 or better and the Red Hawks collected a team percentage of .340 to claim a 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-18) victory over New Jersey City University, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference match on Thursday night on Coach Charlie Brown Court at the John J. Moore Athletics and Fitness Center.