Union County

Historical Society Making History

LINDEN—Longtime collectors and preservers of historic photographs, old documents and artifacts of Linden and Union County, the Linden Historical Society has switched from studying history to making it. The society is opening a new museum and research library at the…

Student Athletes Honored

Student Athletes Honored – Stephanie Amalfe and Steven Cancelliere display their outstanding athlete awards at the recent Brian Piccolo Breakfast. Both are seniors at Clark’s Arthur L. Johnson High School. Looking on are Clark Unico’s Brian Piccolo Chairperson Robert Spinella…

County Budget Calls For Tax Increase

UNION COUNTY – The Freeholder Board introduced a $437.7 million budget last week which calls for an average $68 increase per household in county taxes. Mandated costs, such as salaries, health insurance and pensions had largely contributed to a $26…

Elizabeth Voters Re-Elect Incumbents

ELIZABETH – Four-term Mayor Chris Bollwage easily defeated political newcomer Edward Bryant Koon in Elizabeth’s Democratic primary. Bollwage won by more than 3,000 votes, 4,896 to 1,815 according to unofficial totals. Koon, a senior officer at the Union County Juvenile…

Linden Workers Walk To Save Lives

LINDEN—On May 17, Infineum USA L.P. employees, family members and Linden neighbors walked to save lives at the 2008 American Heart Walk. Infineum employees joined other walkers from the area to raise funds which will help support American Heart Association’s…

Rahway Hosts Special Olympic Day

RAHWAY—It may not have been in downtown Beijing, but on Friday, May 16, downtown Rahway was its own Olympic Village. The Rahway Recreation Center hosted the sixth annual Olympic Day for Special Needs Children. Over 70 athletes from Rahway’s elementary…