Elizabeth

Orr Wins With Soul

By Jim Whelan Former Elizabeth High School and Rutgers University standout Raheem Orr helped the Jon Bon Jovi Philadelphia Soul to its first-ever arena football championship. Orr was a three-year starter at Elizabeth High School and helped lead the Minutemen…

Landmark Church Gets New 27-Ton Steeple

ELIZABETH – Last week, the Old First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth turned a page in history when two giant cranes hoisted a brand new steeple, weighing roughly 27 tons, to the building’s summit. Local leaders attended a public ceremony marking…

Elizabeth Students Earn Scholarships

ELIZABETH – Olga Fridman of Elizabeth High School and Elizabeth Edouard of Theodore Roosevelt Middle School in Elizabeth earned scholarships from Spencer Savings Bank. A $1,000 prize was awarded to Fridman and a $500 Coverdell Education Savings Account (CESA) was…