Union County

Ribbon Winning Riders

  Ribbon Winning Riders—Kathleen Shelley, 13, and Briana Baptiste, 12, both of Summit, and Jesse McCormick, 9, of Rahway, display ribbons earned for their first performance in a Watchung Mounted Troop horse riding show. Shelley received a second place red…

Christmas And Winter Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY—Here are some Christmas and winter memories from former Rahway resident Charles Knight, a member of Rahway High School class of 1965: “Diane, My best memories of Christmas in Rahway were the candlelight services held on…

Making Holiday Memories

Making Holiday Memories – New Jersey artist Lloyd Garrison has prepared a pair of new holiday cards featuring paintings of the area. This painting showcases modern-day Cranford. Garrison says that the image brings back memories of the old-time towns. “They…

Firefighters Spread Thanksgiving Cheer

  Firefighters Spread Thanksgiving Cheer—Members of Linden FMBA Locals 34 and 234 assisted the members of LINCS in passing out Thanksgiving Dinners to the needy.  The LINCS sponsored Food Pantry was also happy to receive a substantial monetary donations from…

A Thanksgiving Production

A Thanksgiving Production—Patricia Klein’s fourth grade class presented their annual Thanksgiving play at the Madison School auditorium on Nov. 21. The play also featured musical selections by the first grade classes. The cast of characters included: pilgrims Jose Lopez, Amanda…

Trinitas Continues Tradition of Giving

Trinitas Continues Tradition of Giving—Recognizing that many families in Union County have been hard hit by the current economy, employees of Trinitas Regional Medical Center rallied for the fourth consecutive year to pool their resources in creating abundant Thanksgiving baskets…

Soehl Students Collect Food

Soehl Students Collect Food—Soehl Middle School students collected food for the local food bank in Linden known as LINCS. The Soehl students who participated in this community service project are Magdalena Kepa, Ashley Molina, Eric Gregorich, Matthew Jaeger. Photo by…

Thanksgiving Food Drive A Success

Thanksgiving Food Drive A Success—The Blue and Gold Club at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway recently held their annual Thanksgiving food drive. Pictured here, Ana Rita Marques, Cecilia Acevedo-Herras and Tripti Misir stand by some of the food that the…