Category: Local

History Comes Alive

History Comes Alive—The Arrest of Governor William Franklin was reenacted at the Proprietary House on Sunday, June 22. In the photo is the narrator, Chief Justice Smythe (Anton J. Massopust), Governor Franklin (Kurt Epps) and Col. Heard (Anthony Sataloro). Photo…

Bicycle Jamboree

Bicycle Jamboree—Linden children line up for the Long Distance Race at the Linden Recreation sponsored Bicycle Jamboree. Park Counselor Leon Devero readies a competitor.

Revised Linden Budget Nears Approval

LINDEN – City Council members approved a slightly revised $92.4 million 2008 budget last week, a month after rejecting a proposed $92.6 million budget. It would increase taxes by $277.55 for the average city homeowner. The latest budget, which passed…

Police Make Arrests In Rahway Home Burglary

RAHWAY – Police arrested three men Friday who were charged with burglarizing a Midwood Drive home. Twenty-seven year-old Fords resident Brian Jenkins was arrested after he jumped from the home’s second floor landing, Lt. Joseph Simonetti said, while members of…

Blood Supply Dangerously Low

STATE—New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, is issuing a public appeal for blood due to critically low supplies in area hospitals. New Jersey Blood Services, which supplies blood services and products to 60 hospitals…

Linden High School Seniors Earn Diplomas

LINDEN – On Friday, June 20, Linden High School held commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2008. Linden High School seniors Ainsly Berngan, Carol Benaderet, Leslie Carcamo, and Rachel Cordena all are ready for graduation. Photo by Christine Hudak, Linden…