Union County

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…

Kudos To Clark Squad

Kudos To Clark Squad—Recently, the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad was recognized by NJ Blood Services (NJBS) for its exceptional dedication to saving lives. By hosting blood drives over the past 25 years, the squad is responsible for collecting over 4,200…

Drug-Free Is The Way To Be

Drug-Free Is The Way To Be—On the morning of May 21, fifth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were awarded certificates and t-shirts from Edison Police Officer Michael Gurovich and their teachers Nicole Nolan and Debbie Kendall, marking their…

Bollwage Appointee Indicted

ELIZABETH — A federal grand jury has indicted a construction contractor who was appointed by Mayor J. Christian Bollwage to the city parking authority. Raymond Vella, 32, of Elizabeth, was charged with five counts of mail fraud, one count of…

Rahway PAL Celebrates Memorial Day

RAHWAY—On Saturday, May 24, Rahway PAL hosted its annual Memorial Day picnic for players, and their families and friends. The day was filled with good food and lots of fun and activities. Our guests were treated to a 65-foot obstacle…

Soehl Science Stars

Soehl Science Stars—Linden Soehl Middle School students Adedayo Kolawole and Shira NesSmith were chosen to attend the Douglas Science Institute for a summer program. There are only 50 young women through out the state of New Jersey that are afforded…

Family Longs For Missing Teen

ELIZABETH—A missing 14-year-old girl’s aunt made an impassioned plea for the runaway to return home, saying she is loved and her family longs for her to come back safely. ”We love her and we just want her to come home,”…