ELIZABETH—Last weekend, the television program “America’s Most Wanted” featured a lengthy segment on Luqman Abdullah. The alleged Union County drug kingpin is wanted on racketeering, narcotics and weapons charges.
NEWARK – A Linden resident who was arrested last month for allegedly threatening to shoot President Barack Obama pleaded guilty to lesser charges, authorities said. He is expected to be released from jail this week, authorities said.
When I think of the term sheriff, I think of a position of integrity, that we should feel of sense of security and that laws of society will be upheld due to this integrity. I am sure each of you can only agree on this. The sheriff’s department is considered an integral part of good government.
RAHWAY – The city’s health department will offer H1N1 flu vaccine at Rahway Middle School, 1138 Kline Place, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21.
Nov. 9 at 3:15 p.m. – In the vicinity of Lexington Boulevard, Officer John Ehling arrested Tom’s River resident Ronald Stevenson, 59, on outstanding warrants from Manalapan and Wall Township for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently turned over to the Manalapan Police Department.
CRANFORD – On Sunday, Nov. 15, in Herkimer, New York, the Union County College men’s soccer team battled Richland College to claim the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III, National Championship.
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the supposed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks who is often referred to as KSM, will stand trial in New York City, putting an end to the un-American abuses of the Bush era.
STATE—Only 1 in 5 (18%) New Jersey voters correctly indicate that nearly half (45%), or 2.25 million acres, of New Jersey is open space, according to a recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll sponsored by the New Jersey Farm Bureau.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has authorized the purchase of three parcels of land totaling approximately five acres for $1.74 million from the Open Space, Recreation and Historic Preservation Trust Fund.