Union County

Crime Becomes Political Issue

ELIZABETH—Crime is shaping up as a hot issue in the upcoming primary election for mayor, where a county law enforcement officer is challenging Mayor Chris Bollwage, who is hoping to win a fifth term that will give him 20 years…

Residents See Anti-Black Pattern

ELIZABETH—While Mayor Chris Bollwage blames Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow for inaction on a series of murders in the city, minority activists say politics is the real culprit. There were 55 murders in Elizabeth during the past three years, but…

Hospital Honors Volunteers

RAHWAY – Anne Nelson of Rahway was celebrated for serving 15,000 volunteer hours at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Nelson, a retired accountant, has been donating her time and talent to the hospital since 1986. She also volunteers at…

Young Writers Honored

Young Writers Honored—Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada and Freeholder Deborah Scanlon congratulate the winners of the 2008 Union County Shade Tree Commission “Young Writers of Union County” contest. The winners are (from left) Emily Miller from the Terrill…

Linden Parks Opening For Spring

LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services has announced that five parks will open early this spring for Linden youth to enjoy informal activities and programs from May 19 through June 19. Wilson, Knosky, Milkosky, St. Marks and Sunnyside…