Union County

Elizabeth Day-1989

 by Diane Norek Harrison  ELIZABETH-This was sent to me by Mr. William Frolich:  “It was on the 16th of April in the year 1789, that George Washington was informed in Mt. Vernon that he had been unanimously elected as the…

Young Artists Earned Showcase

Young Artists Earned Showcase – During Youth Art Month, artwork by young artists from throughout the county was exhibited at IKEA in Elizabeth. Seventh grader Sean Carolan, second grader Brian Conaty and sixth grader Christine Golden represented St. John the…

Easter Came Early

Easter Came Early—Mrs. Rodrigues’ Pre-K 3-year-old class at St. John the Apostle School, Clark had a special visit from the Easter Bunny (who was assisted by eighth grader Rebecca Rodger).  The student council took time to hide the eggs for…

Developing An Eye For Color

Developing An Eye For Color – Linden School No. 10, School No. 9 and School #8 pre-k and kindergarten teams of color-mixologists have been working to come up with the coolest color-mixing experiment. These class projects are about exploring color…

Volunteer To Fight Cancer

 On the evening of Friday, June 12, volunteers from the American Cancer Society will be joining forces with residents of Clark and surrounding communities in reach of a goal that is common to nearly everyone: the goal is to eliminate…

Union Protests Planned Merck Job Cuts

RAHWAY—Members of the U.S. Steelworkers, Local 4-575, staged a protest outside Merck’s Rahway facility in opposition against the company’s plans to cut as many as 178 jobs held by union members. The union is currently negotiating a new contract with…