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Garden workshop conducted

Union County – A group of 54 teachers and community volunteers braved the icy grip of winter to get a running start on the spring planting season, at last month’s “Get Your Youth and Community Garden Growing” conference. The event…

Pilgrimage photographs on display

ROSELLE PARK – “Pilgrimage to the Holy Land”, a solo exhibit of photographs by local resident Brenda Calinawan, is on display through April 17, 2015 in the Casano Community Center, 314 Chestnut St. Roselle Park,. There will be a reception to…

Students volunteered at Food for Friends

Students in the Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently volunteered their time at the Food for Friends soup kitchen located at the Second Presbyterian Church in Rahway. The children passed out individual mugs filled with goodies such…

Diabetes Alert Day

UNION COUNTY, NJ – March 24 is American Diabetes Association Alert Day, and with 26 million people suffering from diabetes and 86 million people having prediabetes, The Gateway Family YMCA urges everyone to learn their risks and take action to…

Obituary: Francis “Inky” Norek

Francis “Inky” Norek, 87, of South Amboy died Monday March 9, 2015 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy. Born in South Amboy, he lived there all of his life. He was employed by the City of South Amboy as a police…