Union County

Police Step Up Seat Belt Law Enforcement

UNION COUNTY—Law enforcement officers from the Union County Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and their passengers as part of the National “Click It or Ticket Campaign”. Beginning May 19 and running through June 1, county police…

Outstanding Seniors Honored

Outstanding Seniors Honored—Union County Freeholder Rick Proctor (right) presents Margaret Menzaco and Joseph LaPlaca with resolutions congratulating them on being named The 2008 Outstanding Senior Citizens of the Year by the Linden Dept. of Recreation and Community Services on May…

First Communion

First Communion—The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist was celebrated for the first time with the second grade students of St. Mark’s Parish on Hamilton Street in Rahway on Mother’s Day, May 11th. Rev. William T. Morris, Pastor, celebrated the early…

Bollwage Ignoring Minority Crime

ELIZABETH—New and old accusations of police misconduct and political indifference remain issues in the upcoming mayoral primary, in which Mayor J. Christian Bollwage faces a stiff challenge by Edward Bryant Koon, a senior officer at the county’s juvenile detention facility.…

Double Shooting In Elizabeth

ELIZABETH—One person was killed and another seriously hurt in a double shooting near Jefferson Park on Monday. Authorities say Christopher Cumming, 18, was shot in the chest and died at the scene, while another victim was taken to University Medical…

Linden Announces 2008 Concert Series

LINDEN—The Linden Recreation Department has announced the line-up for their 2008 free concerts and movies in the park series to be held at The Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade Amphitheater located at 400 N. Wood Avenue, next to the post office…