Union County

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…

Farmers Market Returns To Rahway

RAHWAY—The “Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market has returned to downtown Rahway at the Rahway Train Station Plaza on East Milton Avenue and Irving Street. The Farmers Market is open every Thursday, through Oct. 16 from noon until 6 p.m. on the…

Elizabeth Offers IRS Assistance

ELIZABETH – IRS-trained volunteers will provide free assistance to city residents interested in applying for the federal government’s economic stimulus package. Economic stimulus payments are available to individuals with income over $3,000 in 2007 from earnings, Social Security/Railroad Retirement benefits…

Bright Wins Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship

Bright Wins Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship—Brittany Bright, a senior at Arthur L. Johnson High School won the Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship Award. She received a $1,000 check from Robert D’Arienzo, a graduate of Arthur L. Johnson…

Police Plan National Night Out Program

RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department invites residents to join them and thousands of communities nationwide for the 25th annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support…

Linden Library Construction Planned

LINDEN – The Linden Free Public Library has tentatively scheduled Monday, July 28, for the demolition of the back part of the library. During this period, library services will be available in the Children’s Department at the JTG Center, 330…

New Police Officers

New Police Officers—Clark’s newest police officers were graduated from the Union County Police Academy on Wednesday, June 4, after successfully completing a five month training course. Officer Terrance Harrison, shown at left, joined the Clark Police Department in January. An…

“Music Saves Lives” Promotes Blood Donation

ELIZABETH—Music Saves Lives and the Vans Warped Tour is partnering with NJ Blood Services (NJBS) in reaching out to high school and college students to educate and encourage blood donations, and bone marrow donor matching, during a time when supplies…