Union County

Liberty Hall Museum Hosts Events

UNION—Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University will host several activities for children and visitors of all ages throughout January. The Let It Snow Arts and Craft Winter Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 17, from 10 a.m. to noon. Children…

See “A Few Good Men” At UCPAC

RAHWAY—On Friday, Jan. 16, Alliance Repertory Theatre Company will open their stage production of Aaron Sorkin’s ‘A Few Good Men’ at the Union County Performing Arts Center.  The critically acclaimed play will run in Rahway through Saturday, Jan. 31.  Friday…

Vella Trial Begins Next Week

ELIZABETH—A close political associate of Mayor J. Christian Bollwage will begin a criminal trial in federal court with jury selection starting Monday, Jan. 12 before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton. Ray Vella, 32, of Elizabeth, owner of…

Fallen Firefighter Remembered At Funeral

ELIZABETH – More than 1,000 firefighters and law enforcement officers assembled for Monday’s funeral for Elizabeth firefighter Gary Stephens. The 28-year veteran was struck by a fire truck after he responded to an early-morning call on Jan. 2. Firefighters from…

Former PTA Treasurer Charged With Theft

LINDEN – A former Linden PTA treasurer has been charged with stealing approximately $8,000 of the organization’s money, officials from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office say. Dawn Wagner, 38, has been charged with one count of theft and one count…