LINDEN—Linden School No. 9 PTA hosted a Scholastic Book Fair to promote the importance of reading. Pictured above, Kelly Birch is eager to make dinner as she browses through the selection of cookbooks at the book fair.
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.