Elizabeth

Elizabeth Girl Competes For Pageant Title

ELIZABETH—Sophie Litos of Elizabeth was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Newark pageant competition on Oct. 18. Litos will be competing, for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed…

Community Access Unlimited Team Walks The Walk

ELIZABETH—Dozens of walkers braved the elements Saturday, Sept. 27, to take part in the 2008 Community Access Unlimited (CAU) Ira Geller Walk-A-Thon to help the agency’s ongoing mission of supporting people with disabilities.  CAU members, staff, friends and representatives of…

Obama Campaign Plans Union County Events

UNION COUNTY – The Barack Obama campaign has a number of Union County events planned this week. Youth Rally for Obama – Saturday at 3 p.m. at Warinanco Park on the Elizabeth-Roselle border Fanwood Office Phone Bank – Wednesday and Thursday Rahway…

Unsolved Murders Get Attention

ELIZABETH—There is a serious gang problem in Elizabeth and Mayor J. Christian Bollwage is ignoring it, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow. Romankow leveled the accusation at a news conference announcing that his office will take control of all…

City Crime Rises Again

ELIZABETH—Elizabeth continued to struggle with rising crime rates, while the rest of the Garden State saw a decline for the sixth year in a row, according to Attorney General Anne Millgram. Violent crime in Elizabeth increased by 4.4 percent in…

Fight Against Car Theft Goes High-Tech

ELIZABETH – They look like props from the latest TV crime drama, but Union County’s new on-board police computers have a real-life purpose: catching more car thieves and keeping more violent criminals off the streets. The new computers are automatic…