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Santa Makes An Early Stop In Linden

Santa Makes An Early Stop In Linden—Santa Claus arrived in Linden’s 8th Ward for an early visit on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the 8th Ward Community Center. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis hosted the event where the children received free pictures, goodie…

The Gift of Giving

The Gift of Giving – Madison Elementary School fifth graders Hannah Smythe, Christina Kallinosis, Bridget Kneisel and Emily Beenders decorate the Rahway school’s “Giving Tree,” which is part of an annual campaign for Toys for Tots. Madison School works with…

Gaining Muscle Strength

by Dan Felix, CFT The human body is a very reluctant living organism. It doesn’t want to change. It doesn’t casually add muscle mass or strength. It doesn’t casually tap into its body fat reserves. And, believe it or not,…

Making Holiday Memories

Making Holiday Memories – New Jersey artist Lloyd Garrison has prepared a pair of new holiday cards featuring paintings of the area. Walt’s, pictured above, was a favorite hang out for Rahway and Linden residents in the 1950s and 60s,…

NJ Schools Violate Laws

STATE—The American Civil Liberties Union found that 196 New Jersey jurisdictions acted in violation of federal, state and constitutional laws forbidding schools from asking for immigration status or Social Security numbers to register. The organization identified six Union County school…

Santa Steps Up For Scholarship Fund

LINDEN —Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace, will hold the fifth annual lunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church’s Albert Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund. Lunch with Santa will include…