Union County

Veteran To Rest

UNION COUNTY—The ashes of Michael H. Carden, 64, a lifelong resident of Plainfield who died at home on April 19, will be laid to rest with full Naval honors on Friday, May 15, at Gen. Doyle Cemetary in Wrightstown. Carden…

Clark Men’s Softball League Standings

(as of 5/10/09) 1. Clark Circle Liquors (4-0) 2. East Coast Conditioning (2-0) 3. Breeze Eastern (1-0) 4. Chili’s(3-1) 5. Arena Sports Connexion (2-1) 6. Wealth Management Group (2-1) 7. Prince & Portnoi Attorney’s at Law (1-1) 8. Jabs Personal…

Students Govern Elizabeth

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools joined city officials in hosting the “Youth in City Government Day” on April 28.  The event has been held for the past 55 years and gives the students of Elizabeth a unique opportunity to manage…

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year—Susan Farrar, a lifelong Rahway resident, is Franklin Elementary School’s teacher of the year.  Currently Farrar teaches fourth grade, but she spent many years teaching second grade, as well as kindergartners with special needs.  In addition to…

Chengeri Named 2009 Outstanding Linden Senior Citizen Of The Year

LINDEN—Mike Chengeri, a long time resident of Linden who has been active in civic and fraternal organizations as well as a volunteer for various associations and charities, has been chosen as Linden’s 33rd annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.…

A Day At The Museum

A Day At The Museum—The Advanced Art and Art History classes from Rahway High School recently went on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  Pictured above, art teacher JoAnne Campanelli poses with students on…

Violent Crime Surged, Gunfire Rings

ELIZABETH—Violent crimes in the city surged by one-third last year, while other offenses jumped 20 percent, according to data released by officials. Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow attributed a sharp rise in violent crime in Elizabeth to the mayor’s policy…

Elizabeth Memories

By Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are some memories from former Elizabeth resident Roger Stryeski: “Attached are some of my memories of Elizabeth in the 1970s.  Most are concerning food and where to get it. I came to Elizabeth and St.…