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North Elizabeth Baseball League Opens Season

by Jim Whelan ELIZABETH—The rain held up and the sun came out for the start of North Elizabeth Youth Baseball League’s 41st season on April 12. Teams, coaches, parents, and friends participated in the annual opening day parade starting at…

Elizabeth Celebrates Earth Day With Citywide Cleanup

ELIZABETH – More than 400 volunteers from city, county and private organizations and institutions participated in the fifth annual Elizabeth city-wide cleanup event last week. The Earth Day event kicked off outside the City Hall, where participants registered and joined…

Elizabeth Students Inducted Into National Honor Society

ELIZABETH—Nine Benedictine Academy eleventh grade students were honored on April 10 when they were inducted into the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society. The evening ceremony was held in the Benedictine Sisters Monastery Church across from the all-female Catholic…

Voters Approved The Majority Of School Budgets In Tuesday’s Election

Voters in the majority of Middlesex and Union County school districts approved budgets in Tuesday’s annual school election. School budgets passed in every Union County school district except Linden and Roselle. Middlesex County voters passed school budgets in Cranbury, Dunellen,…

New High School House To Open In September

ELIZABETH—Elizabeth Public Schools announced that Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy, accommodating grades 9-12, will open its doors in September, bringing a total of eight houses serving the largest high school population in the United States. The Preparatory Academy will integrate a…

Bollwage Faces Challenge In June Primary

ELIZABETH – Mayor J. Christian Bollwage will face a challenge in the June primary election. Edward Bryant Koon, a juvenile detention officer at the Union County Juvenile Detention Center in Elziabeth, filed his petition Monday to run against the four-term…

Rotary, City, Plan Free Immunizations For Elizabeth Children

ELIZABETH—The City of Elizabeth, the Rotary Club of Elizabeth, Trinitas Hospital, Runnells Specialized Hospital and a coalition of area agencies and corporations have teamed to provide free immunizations to city children during National Infant Immunization Week, April 19 – 26.…