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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.…

Union County organization endorsed Watson-Coleman

STATE — Assemblyman Jerry Green, chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee, said the regular political organization will support Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman in the race for the Democratic nomination to represent the 12th Congressional District. Green’s choice means Watson-Coleman’s name…

Democrat asking if City Hall is out of touch

RAHWAY — Three shootings in four months and a political speech that concentrated on plans to borrow $2 million for parks improvements has at least one Democrat questioning whether City Hall politicians are out of touch with the serious problems…

Remembering The Past: Woodbridge memories

By Diane Norek Harrison WOODBRIDGE – This was given to me for my column, the exact year is not on the material but is from the early 1930s. Woodbridge High School held their annual faculty play, “Miss Nelly of N’Orleans”…

Showtime for Rahway talent

RAHWAY — The city Department of Parks and Recreation will host the annual talent show on Friday, March 28, 2014 at the Hamilton Stage in Rahway. The department is presenting talented adults and children, including musicians and vocalists in all…