Union County

State Issues Transportation Grants

TRENTON – New Jersey will issue $78.75 million in New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) municipal aid grants to fund street improvement, rehabilitation and safety projects in 372 New Jersey towns, a move intended to create jobs and help keep…

Students Support Soldier

Students Support Soldier—After learning the history of Veterans Day and why it is important to remember those who have bravely fought for our country, second grade students at St. Agnes School in Clark wanted to do something special for a…

Scouting For Food

Scouting For Food—St. John the Apostle School’s Cub Pack 30 recently participated in the ‘Scouting For Food’ program. The boys placed bags in various neighborhoods and returned the following week to collect donations. The pack collected more than 140 bags…

Soldier Visits St. Mary’s

ELIZABETH—Sgt. James Russo of the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, based at Fort Dix, visited St. Mary’s High School on Thursday, Nov. 6, to talk to the students about Veterans Day and what it means to serve in the military. Russo…

Sister Donna Celebrates 50 Years

CLARK—Sister Donna Marie O’Brien celebrated her 50th anniversary as a member of the Caldwell Dominican Order during the weekend of Oct. 12. St. John the Apostle Church held a special liturgy at Sunday noon Mass with a reception to honor…

Holiday Heroes

Holiday Heroes—Local heroes, retired Army veteran Thomas Dresdner, Cpl. Denise Handibode and retired Air Force Colonel, Ray Shepherd helped ShopRite Partners In Caring deliver their annual Thanksgiving turkey donation to the Community Food Bank of NJ on Veteran’s Day.

Veterans Remembered

Veterans Remembered — In honor of Veterans Day, the Pettit Davis Funeral Home presented a framed display of military medals and honors to American Legion, Post 5 of Rahway. Pictured left to right are Bill Disney, a US Marine Corps…