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Comedy Night Fund Raiser Planned

LINDEN—The Linden Boxing Association is sponsoring a comedy night fundraiser on Friday, June 5, from 6-11 p.m. at the Linden Knights of Columbus Hall, 118 Park Avenue.  Tickets are currently on sale at the Recreation Community Center Building, 605 South…

Communi-TEA Party

Communi-TEA Party—The D.A.I.S.Y. Pre-Kindergarten program from Grover Cleveland School in Rahway had a “Communi-TEA” party at the Golden Age Towers.  The children sang “Getting to Know You” and “I’m a Little Tea Pot.”  They made cookies, tea sandwiches, and a…

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement—Abraham Clark High School students Deneeshah Williams (left), 17, and Brittany Sandifer (right), 17, read to Harrison Elementary School students (from left to right) Kaleigh Villeea, 6, Anaya Hairston, 6, Mustafa Ismael, 6, and Joshua Morales, 5, in Roselle…

Linden Senior Honored

Linden Senior Honored – Mayor Richard Gerbounka (right) and Council President Robert Bunk (left) were among nearly 200 people who came out to honor Linden’s outstanding senior citizen of the year, Mike Chengeri (center.) The Department of Public Property and…

Reid Named Airman Of The Year

Air Force Senior Airman Chanice M. Reid has been named the Airman of the Year in both the 341st Missile Wing and 20th Air Force competition. Selection was based on the individual’s exemplary duty performance, job knowledge, leadership qualities, teamwork,…

Winsteads Win Little Scholar Awards

Winsteads Win Little Scholar Awards – Cheyenne Winstead, a seventh grader at Rahway Middle School, and Chanel Winstead, a fifth grader at Madison Elementary School, have been name “First Team Little Scholars” by Pop Warner. The girls will receive the…

FBI Sweep Arrests Gang Members

ELIZABETH—Federal and county officials arrested 12 people and seized guns and drugs last week in a sweep targeting street gang members. An alleged member of the Bloods street gang and three alleged Bloods associates were arrested who had addresses in…

Colonia Teen Killed In Car Crash

COLONIA – A Colonia High School sophomore was killed in a single-car crash on Route 9 in Woodbridge last Thursday night. Jennifer Metzger, 16, was pronounced dead at 9:17 p.m. at the accident scene, authorities said. She was a passenger…