Category: Local

Fishing Champ

Fishing Champ—Brandon Hodges of Sunnyside Park won the Outdoorsman Award for catching the largest fish in the Linden Public Property and Community Services Award annual fishing derby at Wilson Park. The award is named after George “Butchie” Scoles, a member…

Carteret Expands Summer Recreation Programs

CARTERET—The borough recently kicked off its range of summer recreation programs with its summer concert series, including live performances in both Carteret and Waterfront Parks. The events marked the beginning of what Mayor Daniel J. Reiman has lauded as “a…

New Leader Hopes To Unify Linden Democrats

LINDEN – Former Councilman Charles Crane narrowly won election as Linden’s Democratic Party chairman last week. He defeated councilmen Derek Armstead and Eugene Davis, who also sought the post which became vacant when Edward Kologi stepped down in June.

Elizabeth Murder Suspect Gets Retrial

ELIZABETH – The retrial of Elizabeth murder suspect Gary Suttle began last week. Suttle, 44, allegedly killed a 60-year-old woman named Lois Zukowitz. Police discovered Zukowitz’ body lying in a pool of blood on the floor of her apartment on…