Union County

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…

Couple Celebrating 65 Years Of Love

LINDEN—On April 9, William and Louise Forster will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary, which is known as a ‘Blue Sapphire’ Anniversary. William Forster, Jr. was born in Elizabeth in 1913 and graduated from Jefferson High School. He pursued a…

Heart Walk Planned For May

CRANFORD—The American Heart Association’s Greater Union County Start! Heart Walk is set for Saturday, May 30 at Nomahegan Park in Cranford.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by the walk at 10:30 a.m. Presented nationally by Subway, Healthy Choice and…

Pinewood Derby To Be Held At Mall

 ELIZABETH–The annual Pinewood Derby Championship of the Boy Scouts of America Patriots’ Path Council, Munsee District will be held on Saturday, April 4, at Jersey Garden Mall in the center courtyard lower level.  Sign-in / Weigh-in starts at 9:30 a.m.…