Category: Union County

Easter Came Early

Easter Came Early—Mrs. Rodrigues’ Pre-K 3-year-old class at St. John the Apostle School, Clark had a special visit from the Easter Bunny (who was assisted by eighth grader Rebecca Rodger).  The student council took time to hide the eggs for…

Developing An Eye For Color

Developing An Eye For Color – Linden School No. 10, School No. 9 and School #8 pre-k and kindergarten teams of color-mixologists have been working to come up with the coolest color-mixing experiment. These class projects are about exploring color…

Volunteer To Fight Cancer

 On the evening of Friday, June 12, volunteers from the American Cancer Society will be joining forces with residents of Clark and surrounding communities in reach of a goal that is common to nearly everyone: the goal is to eliminate…

Seven Democrats Hope To Be Plainfield Mayor

 UNION COUNTY – Six Democrats are challenging incumbent Plainfield Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs in the June primary as she pursues a second term. She became the first woman to serve as Plainfield’s chief executive after defeating Robert Ferraro in 2005. Two-term…

Union Protests Planned Merck Job Cuts

RAHWAY—Members of the U.S. Steelworkers, Local 4-575, staged a protest outside Merck’s Rahway facility in opposition against the company’s plans to cut as many as 178 jobs held by union members. The union is currently negotiating a new contract with…

Board Approves Superintendent’s Contract

 LINDEN – The Board of Education unanimously approved a four-year contract for Superintendent of Schools Rocco Tomazic on Monday. Tomazic will earn $182,000 this year, rising to $202,758 by the fourth year of the deal. Since mid-March, school board members…