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Mailbox Fraud Still A Concern In Computer Age

ELIZABETH—With tax season approaching, Union County residents can expect a stream of official-looking envelopes in their mailboxes. Most contain authentic documents, but some “look-alike” mailings have been identified as a source of junk mail, scams, and serious fraud. “The public…

Former UCC Women’s Basketball Coach Receives National Award

SOUTH ORANGE – Former Union County College women’s basketball coach Donna Herran received the New Jersey National Girls and Women in Sports Award for 2009 at a ceremony held at Seton Hall University on Feb. 1 This annual award is…

In The Middle Of A Great Season

  In The Middle Of A Great Season—The Middlesex County College men’s basketball team is in the middle of a great season, with an overall record of 14-6, and a Garden State Athletic Conference record of 13-2. The squad beat…

High School Holds First “Poetry Slam”

RAHWAY—On Thursday, Jan. 22, Rahway High School held its first “Poetry Slam,” showcasing the talents of students enrolled in the creative writing elective taught by English teacher Kimberly Kiefer, as well as several other students.  The event drew an audience…

Slavonic Festival Returns At Rahway Church

RAHWAY—The parish family of St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church is busy preparing for their 22nd annual Slavonic Festival on Saturday, Feb. 21. The chefs and cooks are preparing dinner specialties and baking nut and poppy seed rolls each…

Rahway Relics

By Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY-I received this in an email: “Here is one I don’t remember, the Rahway Clay Pits. I just came upon a picture of (it) them while looking through photo albums around town. Where were the clay…

Two Elizabeth Sports Stars To Be Honored By County Baseball Hall Of Fame

MOUNTAINSIDE—The Union County Baseball Association will induct two former Elizabeth sports stars into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during award ceremonies on Sunday, Feb. 8. The new class of Hall of Fame inductees includes Anthony Candelino of Elizabeth,…