Elizabeth

Elmora Youth League Troopers Win Cup

ELIZABETH—For the first time since 2000, the Elmora Youth League won the city’s annual Mayor’s Cup Tournament. Each year, all star teams from the city’s three youth baseball organizations – the Elmora Youth League, North Elizabeth League and Elizabethport League—play…

Police Make Arrests In 2006 Murder

ELIZABETH – Police have made five arrests following a nearly two-year investigation into the fatal beating and stabbing of a 29-year-old man in Elizabeth. The five suspects – three adults and two juveniles – were taken into custody on June…

Benedictine Academy Graduates Class Of 2008

ELIZABETH—“I am proud to introduce Benedictine Academy’s 93rd class of graduates…” declared Associate Principal Kenneth Jennings, as the forty-one young women turned to face guests at Saint Catherine of Siena Church in Hillside at the Academy’s commencement ceremony on Thursday…

Local Teens Assemble Hero Packs

UNION COUNTY – Four high school students from the Union County 4-H Program, Bria Barnes and Lilia Perez of Scotch Plains, Lindsay Nichnadowicz of Cranford and Paul Szetela of Elizabeth recently assembled Hero Packs while attending the North Jersey 4-H…

Unico Presents Scholarships

Unico Presents Scholarships—Unico National’s Elizabeth Chapter recently presented scholarships to Cara Bani, Joseph Haines, Strawberry Gallagher and Louis Edward DiPaola (pictured left to right above). Also pictured in the background, are Unico President Joe Sutera and Deacon Joe Caporaso of…

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…