Union County

PAL Presents Scholarships

RAHWAY—Each year Rahway PAL awards scholarships to Rahway youths who have participated in PAL programs for at least three years and who have been accepted into college. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation along with an essay describing the…

Congressman Visits Clark Resident

CLARK—Last week, Congressman Mike Ferguson and Aaron Glickman, the store manager of Home Depot, visited the home of Joseph Margeton of Clark to inspect a recently built handicap ramp. In an effort to secure funding to construct the ramp, Margeton…

Community Clean-Up

Community Clean-Up—A community graffiti clean-up day was held in Linden’s Eighth Ward on Saturday, June 14. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis and Sgt. William Turbett of the Linden Police Department organized the event. Volunteers from the Linden ROTC and the Eighth Ward…

New Nurses

New Nurses—Forty-four new graduates have joined the ranks of the nursing profession following their completion of studies at the Trinitas School of Nursing.  

Pee Wee All-Stars

Pee Wee All-Stars—Clark Girls Softball Pee Wee division (second and third grades) concluded their season with an All Star game on Wednesday, June 11. Players from Wytech, Diverse Development, Choice Signs, Bonaccorso Landscaping, Porcelli Electric, Joseph David Roofing and J&E…

Bicycle Jamboree

Bicycle Jamboree—Linden children line up for the Long Distance Race at the Linden Recreation sponsored Bicycle Jamboree. Park Counselor Leon Devero readies a competitor.

Revised Linden Budget Nears Approval

LINDEN – City Council members approved a slightly revised $92.4 million 2008 budget last week, a month after rejecting a proposed $92.6 million budget. It would increase taxes by $277.55 for the average city homeowner. The latest budget, which passed…

Blood Supply Dangerously Low

STATE—New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, is issuing a public appeal for blood due to critically low supplies in area hospitals. New Jersey Blood Services, which supplies blood services and products to 60 hospitals…