Jan. 4 at 10:27 a.m. – At the Essex County Jail, Officer Keith Meehan arrested Perth Amboy resident Amilcar Lincho, 49, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.
ELIZABETH—Last week, a Union County jury convicted a Roselle man for second degree robbery stemming from a 2008 case, according to Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH—Three members of the Elizabeth High School Class of 2009, Oscar González, Judy N. Rodriguez, and Rosa Mejía, have been selected to receive Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars awards.
MOUNTAINSIDE—While the tax filing deadline is about three months away, it always seems to be here before you know it. Here are the Internal Revenue Service’s top 5 tips that will help your tax filing process run smoother than ever this year.
RAHWAY—Students in Ms. Becheeli’s fifth grade at Grover Cleveland School were “all shook up” to learn that it was Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday on Friday, Jan. 8.
TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers considered a number of controversial bills during the final days of the lame-duck legislative session, which ended Monday.
ELIZABETH – Antoine Neal, who admitted robbing and threatening a New Jersey state senator in his home last year, was sentenced to four years in prison last week.
A key feature in last year’s economic stimulus bill was the federal income tax credit designed to help first-time homebuyers. Now, as part of legislation signed by President Obama in November 2009, that tax credit has been extended – as well as expanded to include a credit for current homebuyers looking to buy a new primary residence.
UNION COUNTY—The Union County Baseball Association will induct four new members into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during award ceremonies on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 14. The four men will be honored for their outstanding contributions to the national pastime on the baseball diamonds of Union County.