Author: Staff Report

‘Bark For Life’ at Mannino Park

by Ruthanne Brown On Sunday, April 29, 2018, volunteers from the American Cancer Society will be joining forces with residents of New Jersey AND their dogs to take steps toward a common goal: the elimination of suffering caused by cancer. “Bark…

Female soldier dies in accident in Iraq

Sgt. Christina Marie Schoenecker, 26, of Arlington, Kansas, died Feb. 19 in Baghdad, from a non-combat related incident. Schoenecker was assigned to the 89th Sustainment Brigade, Wichita, Kansas. The unit’s deployment to Iraq began last June, according to Stars and…

Navy rescues fishermen lost at sea

Crew members assigned to the “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) rescued three fishermen Feb. 20, whose vessel was adrift in the South Pacific for eight days. The 19-foot skiff was first reported missing Feb. 12, after it failed…

Scutari crushes Mahr 412-341 

A special Union County Democratic Convention at the Gran Centurions in Clark ousted Acting Chair Colleen Mahr from the perch she gained as vice-chair when former party boss Jerry Green suddenly announced his resignation.  Mahr, who is the Fanwood Mayor, became…

Willow Grove Presbyterian Church welcomes pastor

Willow Grove Presbyterian Church welcomed new transitional pastor, Rev. Heather Morrison-Yaden on February 18, 2018.  Morrison-Yaden will serve Willow Grove Church throughout 2018 as the congregation prepares to call a permanent pastor.  Pastor Heather, originally from Morristown NJ, brings with…

Port Authority urged to raise wages

Dozens of airline catering workers from Newark, LaGuardia and JFK airports rallied Thursday, February 15, at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey board meeting to call for wage raises for all airport workers. Their demand was echoed…