CLARK – Senior Rich Mullin is the Crusader of the Month for November at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark.
CLARK – At F.K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark, students in Ms. Baker’s 2nd grade class are coloring pictures to brighten the nursing homes across New Jersey.
PARAMUS – New Jersey Assemblywoman Connie Wagner wants municipal workers to start contributing to their health benefit costs. Her measure (A-4176) would require local elected and appointed officials covered under the State Health Benefits Plan (SHBP) to pick up fully 20 percent of their premiums
STATE—The Department of Health and Senior Services reported two recent H1N1 flu deaths today. A 53-year-old male from Middlesex County, who had no underlying medical conditions, was hospitalized on Nov. 16 and died on Nov. 22.
EDISON – Police have arrested a fifth-grade school teacher and high school swim coach on charges of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student since June of this year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Edison Police Chief Thomas Bryan announced today.
RAHWAY – An early morning fire killed one woman and left a man with burns over 30 percent of his body, authorities said.
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ELIZABETH—An Elizabeth couple died this weekend in what the medical examiner’s office has classified as a murder/suicide, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
LINDEN – A 16-year-old Linden girl was shot in the back late Friday night while she was walking home from a store on South Wood Avenue, according to police.