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Student Athletes Honored

Student Athletes Honored – Stephanie Amalfe and Steven Cancelliere display their outstanding athlete awards at the recent Brian Piccolo Breakfast. Both are seniors at Clark’s Arthur L. Johnson High School. Looking on are Clark Unico’s Brian Piccolo Chairperson Robert Spinella…

Lautenberg Tops Andrews

STATE – Four-term Sen. Frank Lautenberg easily defeated Rep. Rob Andrews to win the Democratic Party nomination to run for one of the state’s seats in the U.S. Senate. Lautenberg will face former Republican Congressman Dick Zimmer in the November…

County Budget Calls For Tax Increase

UNION COUNTY – The Freeholder Board introduced a $437.7 million budget last week which calls for an average $68 increase per household in county taxes. Mandated costs, such as salaries, health insurance and pensions had largely contributed to a $26…

Elizabeth Voters Re-Elect Incumbents

ELIZABETH – Four-term Mayor Chris Bollwage easily defeated political newcomer Edward Bryant Koon in Elizabeth’s Democratic primary. Bollwage won by more than 3,000 votes, 4,896 to 1,815 according to unofficial totals. Koon, a senior officer at the Union County Juvenile…