Union County

St. John Students Sing

CLARK—Saint John the Apostle School in Clark recently presented its spring concert featuring Schola, the school choir, and members of the sixth, seventh and eighth grade general music classes, under the direction of Tom Pedas, music director at the school…

Rahway Plans Memorial Day Events

RAHWAY – The Rahway Veteran’s Central Committee has planned several events to honor the soldiers who gave their lives to defend America. On May 17, veterans of American Legion Post 5 will decorate the graves of deceased veterans at Hazelwood…

Linden Artist Wins Prize

Linden Artist Wins Prize—Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada and Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski (left) congratulate Daniela Iannone of Linden on winning first place in the intermediate category in the 2008 Union County Employee Art Show during the opening…

Hall Of Fame Softball Tournament

LINDEN—The Linden Athletic Hall of Fame announces their first annual Linden Athletic Hall of Fame Softball Tournament, June 21 and 22, at Memorial Park. Each team is guaranteed three games for their entry fee of $350. The Linden Athletic Hall…

Grease Bus Trip

LINDEN—The Mayor’s Youth Commission of Linden is sponsoring a bus trip to the Broadway play, “Grease” on Friday, May 30. the cost is $120 per person with dinner at Bella Gina’s Italian Deli, Blockbuster Shopping Mall, St. Georges Avenue at…

Crime Becomes Political Issue

ELIZABETH—Crime is shaping up as a hot issue in the upcoming primary election for mayor, where a county law enforcement officer is challenging Mayor Chris Bollwage, who is hoping to win a fifth term that will give him 20 years…

Residents See Anti-Black Pattern

ELIZABETH—While Mayor Chris Bollwage blames Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow for inaction on a series of murders in the city, minority activists say politics is the real culprit. There were 55 murders in Elizabeth during the past three years, but…