Remembering The Past: Elizabeth History

Remembering the Past by Diane Norek Harrison

ELIZABETH-The following is from Ray Homiski: “My wife and I have recently been looking up some Elizabeth NJ history for several reasons. One is that we found an old map on line that clearly shows a cemetery where we currently live that dates back to the 19th century when there was nothing here but farms and a few homes.

Elizabeth School Recognized For Student Achievement

ELIZABETH – Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 from Elizabeth has been named a National Title I Distinguished School by the New Jersey State Department of Education. School No. 7 is one of 59 schools throughout the country and the only school in New Jersey being nationally recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2013.

Union County Freeholder Named To Leadership Position Of Transportation Planning Authority

Angel Estrada

NEWARK – Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada was elected Second Vice Chairman of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the Jan. 13 Board of Trustees meeting. The NJTPA oversees regional transportation planning and annually authorizes more than $1 billion in federal surface transportation funding for 13 counties in northern and central New Jersey.

Water mains break

ELIZABETH — Cold weather caused a number of water main breaks across the New Jersey area. At least half-dozen communities in the northeastern part of the state reported broken mains on Tuesday. The largest was in Elizabeth where water flowed…