Category: Local

Armstead Faces Primary Challenge

LINDEN – Fourth Ward Councilman Derek Armstead will face a primary challenge in his re-election bid. The Democratic Party organization chose to endorse Monty Brooks, a school social worker, instead of the 15-year councilman.

Elizabeth Unveils King Monument

Elizabeth Unveils King Monument—On Friday, April 4, on the 40th anniversary of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a dedication ceremony to unveil a monument in his memory was held across from Elizabeth City Hall in Winfield Scott…

The Gift Of Life

The Gift Of Life—Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac was the first blood donor at a blood drive at City Hall on March 26 for Woodbridge residents and city employees. McCormac is an enthusiastic supporter of the voluntary blood donation program;…

Triple Taekwondo Medalist

Triple Taekwondo Medalist—Ricky Azari of Edison, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison trained and participated in six categories at the 2008 Open Taekwondo Championship and the New Jersey AAU Taekwondo State Championship. Azari won three first-place trophies…

Top Rahway Musicians

Top Rahway Musicians—Six young musicians from the Rahway Middle School Band were selected to perform in the Central NJ All-Region Band and Orchestra. These talented students auditioned in February at South Plainfield Middle School. The students chosen were Samantha Hansen…

Indoor Soccer Champs

Indoor Soccer Champs – Members of the Falcons, champions of the Linden Recreation-sponsored Winter Indoor Soccer League, celebrate with their families and friends after receiving their first place trophies following a hard fought 3-2 overtime victory against the Magic. John…

Clark Teacher Honored

Clark Teacher Honored—St. John the Apostle recognized its Distinguished Teacher, June Butchko, with a Mass followed by an Annex Breakfast. Pictured here with Butchko are her former teachers from St. Mary’s School Rahway and Mother Seton Regional High School: left…