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Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 148 Years for 'Reign of Terror'

August 17, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ — An Elizabeth man was sentenced to a total of 148 years in state prison after being convicted for 60 crimes, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Thursday.

Rasheed Powell, 43, was sentenced by state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, who described Powell’s crimes as collectively constituting an “incomprehensible ...

Union Groups Receive "HEART" Grants from County

ELIZABETH, NJ – Seven Union artists, historians and non-profit organizations were among the 63 who will receive funding through the 2018 Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program.

“The recipients of HEART Grants are a wonderful mix of creative individuals – composers and writers, historians, visual artists, musicians and dancers – ...

Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 148 Years for "Reign of Terror"

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man was sentenced to a total of 148 years in state prison after being convicted for 60 crimes, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Thursday.

Rasheed Powell, 43, was sentenced by state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch on who described Powell’s crimes as collectively constituting an “incomprehensible ...

Drivers Survive Collision on North Ave. & Martine Ave. in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ — The drivers of two cars that collided on North Ave. and Martine Ave. in Fanwood survived a crash that appears to have totaled both vehicles around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.

According to Fanwood Fire Chief John Piccola, the vehicles collided in the front, causing one of the cars to flip over. Both drivers sustained injuries that were not expected to be ...

Drag Queen Story Hour Coming to Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ — A program featuring a man dressed as a woman who sings, tells stories and does crafts with children is coming next week to the Rahway Train Station Plaza.

The program, called Drag Queen Story Hour, is supposed to foster "awareness of gender diversity," as well as promote self-acceptance and build empathy. It features a drag queen known as "Harmonica ...

Drag Queen Story Hour Coming to Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - A program featuring a man dressed as a woman who sings, tells stories and does crafts with children is coming next week to the Rahway Train Station Plaza.

The program, called Drag Queen Story Hour, is supposed to foster "awareness of gender diversity," as well as promote self-acceptance and build empathy. It features a drag queen known as "Harmonica ...

Roselle Park to Host First Annual Celebration of Colors and Pride Month

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting the community’s first annual “Celebration of Colors and Pride Month on Saturday, August 18, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field.

The event includes guest speaker Jane Clementi (the mother of Tyler Clemente), performances, entertainment, giveaways, games by the recreation committee, ...

Roselle Park to Host First Annual Celebration of Colors and Pride Month

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park will be hosting the community’s first annual “Celebration of Colors and Pride Month on Saturday, August 18, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Roselle Park High School’s Herm Shaw Field.

The event includes guest speaker Jane Clementi (the mother of Tyler Clemente), performances, entertainment, giveaways, games by the recreation committee, ...

Two Arts Groups in Berkeley Heights Receive Union County 'HEART' Grants

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Wharton Institute of The Performing Arts and the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra each received one of 63 HEART Grants awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year.

The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program provides funding for 63 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations. The Wharton ...

Lesl Harker of New Providence Awarded a Union County HEART Grant

 

ELIZABETH, NJ –   Lesl Harker, of New Providence, will receive a Union County HEART Grant awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year.

The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program provides funding for 63 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations. Lesl Harker received $1,000, for presenting Irish ...

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