Union County

Remembering the Past: Memories Of The Area

by Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY—Here are some 1980s memories from Rahway resident Derron Palmer: “I remember buying Italian Ice at Truppa’s on Winfield Street, eating at the Foursome Diner, the summer sidewalk sales and the Fourth of July bicycle races…

New Leader Hopes To Unify Linden Democrats

LINDEN – Former Councilman Charles Crane narrowly won election as Linden’s Democratic Party chairman last week. He defeated councilmen Derek Armstead and Eugene Davis, who also sought the post which became vacant when Edward Kologi stepped down in June.

Hospital Foundation Announces Annual Fashion Show & Luncheon

RAHWAY—“RWJUH Rahway Foundation’s Fashion Show Committee is busy planning its 19th annual event” said Peggy Ann Nicora, Fashion Show Committee chairman, adding that the committee invites community members to join with them, board members, physicians and hospital staff on Saturday,…

Clark Synagogue Program Promotes Healthy Living

CLARK—Temple Beth Or, Beth Torah has announced a new outdoor program of fitness and health, which draws on modern day nutritional guidelines and spiritual and historic precedents. According to Cantor Steven Stern, who helped organize the group’s kick-off event on…

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars—The Linden Recreation Department held a playgrounds three-point shooting contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are winners Mark Radil, Amanda Williams, Shannon Murphy and Mergim Gjyrigi

Local Teacher Visits Korea As Guest Of The Korea Foundation

RAHWAY—This July, Rahway resident Gwen T. Samuels will travel to South Korea as a participant in the Korean Studies Workshop for American Educators. Samuels, who will join the Newark Public Schools in September, is one of 100 participants selected from…

Hockey Hot Shots

Hockey Hot Shots—The Linden Recreation Department a playgrounds hockey hot shot contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are the winners: (back row) Griffin Thomas, Pete Wronski, Jamie Paulino, Brianna Taylor and MaryJo Riscinti (front row) Anthony Delgado, Kathleen…