Union County

Elizabeth Man To Run Marathon For Daughter

ELIZABETH—Michael LaMorte of Elizabeth will be running the ING New York City Marathon on Nov. 2 for his one-year-old daughter, Olivia Grace.  “My daughter is the bravest baby I know,” LaMorte said.  “At the ripe age of three months, she…

YMCA Plans Halloween Celebration

RAHWAY—On Friday, Oct. 24, the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch will be having “Halloween at the Y.”  From 7-9 p.m., wear your costume and participate in games, activities, dancing, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts and healthy snacks. Attendees…

Soehl School Plans Pajama Drive

LINDEN—Joseph E. Soehl Middle School and the 21st Century Community Learning Center After School Program will start collecting new pajamas for their third annual pajama drive. Pajamas will be collected throughout the month of October. All donations will be distributed…

Fall Arrives At Hehnly

  Fall Arrives At Hehnly—The signs of autumn and Halloween are abound at F.K. Hehnly School in Clark. Here, several students from Mrs. Wisniewski’s first grade class show off their newly purchased pumpkins. “My Mom and I are going to…

Back to School Night

  Back to School Night—On Monday, Oct. 6, Rahway High School hosted its annual Back to School night.  Parents of high school students met with teachers, counselors, extracurricular advisors and administrators, while several students volunteered their time to make the…

Students Let Their Imaginations Soar

Students Let Their Imaginations Soar—Frank Buglione, superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, visited all of the city’s elementary schools dressed as an astronaut this week to promote reading. He challenged the students to read a total of 75,000 books during…

Elizabeth Girl Competes For Pageant Title

ELIZABETH—Sophie Litos of Elizabeth was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Newark pageant competition on Oct. 18. Litos will be competing, for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed…

Linden Plans Halloween Activities

LINDEN—With the Halloween season just around the corner, the Linden Recreation Department and the 2008 Linden Halloween Committee are gearing up for the many activities they have planned for Linden’s young residents.  From the 59th annual Halloween Parade to the…