Union County

Students Let Their Imaginations Soar

Students Let Their Imaginations Soar—Frank Buglione, superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, visited all of the city’s elementary schools dressed as an astronaut this week to promote reading. He challenged the students to read a total of 75,000 books during…

Elizabeth Girl Competes For Pageant Title

ELIZABETH—Sophie Litos of Elizabeth was recently selected to participate in Nationals’ 2008 Miss Pre-Teen Newark pageant competition on Oct. 18. Litos will be competing, for her share of thousands of dollars in prizes and specialty gifts that will be distributed…

Linden Plans Halloween Activities

LINDEN—With the Halloween season just around the corner, the Linden Recreation Department and the 2008 Linden Halloween Committee are gearing up for the many activities they have planned for Linden’s young residents.  From the 59th annual Halloween Parade to the…

Fire Dept. Open House

LINDEN—The Linden Fire Department will be conducting an open house at the new Firehouse No. 2 at St. George Avenue and DeWitt Terrace on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Linden residents are welcome and are…

Community Access Unlimited Team Walks The Walk

ELIZABETH—Dozens of walkers braved the elements Saturday, Sept. 27, to take part in the 2008 Community Access Unlimited (CAU) Ira Geller Walk-A-Thon to help the agency’s ongoing mission of supporting people with disabilities.  CAU members, staff, friends and representatives of…

Clark Fire Department Plans Open House

CLARK—The Clark Fire Department will be hosting an open house on Saturday, Oct. 4, from noon to 5 p.m. at its fire headquarters located at 250 Broadway. Fire Chief Robert Venturella enthusiastically said, “This event builds upon our 2005 Open…