Rahway Drug Fair manager David Crespo in the partially-empty store on 5/19/2009, the other area of the store was still stocked and open on this day. It has since closed. Crespo is looking forward to life after the Drug Fair, and plans to start his own business. Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Friday, May 22, 2009 15:44:25 2821 1662 lunrah27 lunraa27
Richard D. Thompson, 14, takes a shot while his father Richard Thompson (no senior or junior on names cq) defends during a one on one game at Roosevelt Elementary school in Rahway on 4/10/2009. Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS
Army Major Erica Clark-Muhammad held her daughter Imari, 2, on Thanksgiving Eve at Newark Airport after the end of her one-year deployment.
New Jersey NAACP State Conference President James Harris leaves a church rally in Roselle.
un1220rvsaLNS Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority executive director Michael Brinker (left) shows Springfield Mayor-elect Ziad Andrew Shehady the Caterpillar motors that malfunctioned several times, delaying the opening of a Cogeneration plant that would use methane from the sewerage authority to generate power. The Rahway Valley Sewerage Authority passed its 2010 budget despite angry protests from mayors and city officials from Woodbridge, Rahway and Clark who complained of waste and sought to oversee the utility's finances. Photo by Eliot Caroom / For The Star-Ledger Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Friday, December 18, 2009 17:04:55 2859 1899
Linden council president Robert Bunk presided over a contentious meeting over a $3 billion coal plant that would use controversial new carbon sequestration technology to bury emissions beneath the ocean floor.
un0729shootLNS Plainfield police interview a passerby on 7/28/2009 outside 710 East 2nd Avenue in Plainfield where a man was shot on Monday evening 7/27/2009. Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Tuesday, July 28, 2009 17:05:28 2908 1903
lunlin24 Nicole Santana, a worker at the Reggie's Roast factory in Linden, shows a dip-stick-like contraption that demonstrates how well beans are roasted. 5/19/2009 Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS
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lunlin24 H. Reggie Chung-Loy, owner and CEO of Reggie's Roast, sits on his 90 kilogram roaster, which can process multiple loads of different varieties of beans at the same time. 5/19/2009 Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Friday, May 22, 2009 15:44:14 2746 2088
lunskl22 Sally Samuel, a former councilwoman in Roselle, preparing to vote at the municipal center in the Roselle school board election on 4/21/2009. Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS
un0828roselleLNS / Roselle mayor Garrett Smith walks out of a council meeting in protest on Wednesday, August 26, 2009. The council fired Roselle CFO Adrian Mapp later in the meeting. Eliot Caroom/ LNS
un0828chargeLNS Roselle council president Jamel Holley presided over a special meeting
on Wednesday, 8/26/2009, the night before he pleaded not guilty to charges of
illegally filling out absentee ballots in 2006. Photo by Eliot Caroom / NJLNS Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Thursday, August 27, 2009 18:38:32 3078 2376
un0828roselleLNS / Roselle CFO Adrian Mapp videotapes a special council meeting on Wednesday August 26, 2009 in which he was later fired. Roselle councilwoman Samantha Dow stands to the right of the door after leaving her seat in protest. Eliot Caroom/LNS Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Thursday, August 27, 2009 13:37:44 2000 1321
un0814lindenLNS From left, Linden Ward 8 residents Aida Martinez, Patti Murgo, Eugene Mitchell, Mildred Curry-Johnson, Eleanor Giles and Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis are angry that budget cuts are disproportionately affecting their trash pickup. 8/12/2009 Photo by Eliot Caroom/NJLNS Sent DIRECT TO SELECTS Thursday, August 13, 2009 13:17:23 2692 1836
Linden police Captain Gary Riccardelli lowers flags to half mast to remember fallen officers.