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The Danger of American Fascism

by Henry A. Wallace A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in…

Mayoral Melee!

UNION COUNTY — Democrats in Linden and Rahway will have competitive races in the June 3 primary election, as Democrats for Change reformers again pose challenges to the regular political organization. Three mayoral candidates are vying for support in Linden,…

Tell stories of women in American history

by Lynn Yeakel and Rosemarie Greco Almost three decades ago, the nearly all-male U.S. Congress declared March National Women’s History Month in perpetuity. Finally, it was believed, the historical activities and accomplishments of American women would receive long-overdue attention. Boys…

Ex-school board president guilty in free lunch scandal

ELIZABETH — Jurors found Marie Munn, the former president of the Elizabeth school board, guilty of of theft by deception and tampering with public records for stealing from the district’s federal free lunch program. The panel found 49-year-old Munn understated her household income,…

Democrat Devine running for mayor in Rahway primary

RAHWAY — Residents will have a choice between Hillside township administrator Samson Steinman and Rahway Democrat James J. Devine in the upcoming mayoral primary election, scheduled for Tuesday, June 3. Devine, a strategist who managed all of former Rahway Mayor Jim…

Jazzville Skyline: “…once upon a time…”

by rocky-o There are few songwriters around (especially these days) that can actually write a story in a song. Of course Bob Dylan still springs to mind, as well as other ‘folkies’ like Leonard Cohen, Tina Vero, etc…and I love…

POLITICS AS USUAL: Hillside Mayor Hires Rahway Mayor

UNION COUNTY — Hillside Township Mayor Angela Garretson appointed interim Rahway Mayor Samson Steinman as her municipality’s business administrator on a temporary basis. Sources say Steinman is negotiating a compensation package well above the $25,000 annual salary set for the…

Taste of Spring Returns to Rahway

Rahway’s Taste of Spring, one of the top annual restaurant and gourmet food marketing events in the metropolitan area, will be held on Friday, April 11, from 5:30-9 p.m. Extensive damage to the Rahway Recreation Center caused by Superstorm Sandy…

Remembering The Past: Elizabeth memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH – The following is from Joan Busch: “I remember working in the Singer Manufacturing Company, shopping Thursday nights on Broad Street and Twin City Arena skating. There were seven movie theaters and busses to everywhere.…