Union County

Elizabeth Man Sentenced To 60 Years For 2006 Slaying

ELIZABETH – A 40-year-old Elizabeth man was sentenced to 60 years in state prison for stabbing a 33-year-old man to death outside a Linden bar in 2006. Superior Court Judge Jospeh Donohue sentenced Carlos Gutierrez on Friday, July 25. Gutierrez…

United Way’s Golf Classic Raises Over $54,000 For Community Programs

SCOTCH PLAINS – Nearly 100 individuals and representatives of businesses throughout Union County recently hit the golf links at Shackamaxon Golf & Country Club in Scotch Plains to support United Way of Greater Union County’s work in making a difference…

Unico Honors ALJ Seniors

Unico Honors ALJ Seniors – At Clark Unico’s recent installation and awards ceremony, six Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors were honored. Pictured left to right are Brian Piccolo Award winners Stephanie Amalfe and Steve Cancelliere, and scholarship winners Lisa…

Linden Brownies Honor School Board

Linden Brownies Honor School Board—Linden Brownie Troop 885 awarded a community service award to the Linden Board of Education. This award is for being involved in our community and for promoting community involvement in the lives of our students. Christina…

Elizabeth Students Earn Scholarships

ELIZABETH – Olga Fridman of Elizabeth High School and Elizabeth Edouard of Theodore Roosevelt Middle School in Elizabeth earned scholarships from Spencer Savings Bank. A $1,000 prize was awarded to Fridman and a $500 Coverdell Education Savings Account (CESA) was…

Clark Native Releases Kids CD

GLOUCESTER, Mass. – Clark native Ilene “Leeny” Altman started writing kids music for an audience of one – her nephew Zak. Altman’s first songs were written to entertain and educate Zak about the important things in life – fruit, clouds,…

Elmora Youth Little League Captures District Championship

ELIZABETH—The 11-year-olds of the Elmora Troopers team entered the District 7 tournament with high expectations. As 10-year-olds this group of players fell just short of taking the district flag. In 2008, the team rolled through the playoffs with a perfect…

Softball Tournament Supports “Lightning Wheels” Athletic Team

RAHWAY – For the past twelve years, the Annual Lehrer-Gibilisco Benefit Softball Tournament for Children’s Specialized Hospital has raised money to support the “Lightning Wheels” Athletic Team. This year, event organizers are pulling out all the stops to make the…