Category: Union County

Bollwage Faces Challenge In June Primary

ELIZABETH – Mayor J. Christian Bollwage will face a challenge in the June primary election. Edward Bryant Koon, a juvenile detention officer at the Union County Juvenile Detention Center in Elziabeth, filed his petition Monday to run against the four-term…

Armstead Faces Primary Challenge

LINDEN – Fourth Ward Councilman Derek Armstead will face a primary challenge in his re-election bid. The Democratic Party organization chose to endorse Monty Brooks, a school social worker, instead of the 15-year councilman.

Elizabeth Unveils King Monument

Elizabeth Unveils King Monument—On Friday, April 4, on the 40th anniversary of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a dedication ceremony to unveil a monument in his memory was held across from Elizabeth City Hall in Winfield Scott…

Top Rahway Musicians

Top Rahway Musicians—Six young musicians from the Rahway Middle School Band were selected to perform in the Central NJ All-Region Band and Orchestra. These talented students auditioned in February at South Plainfield Middle School. The students chosen were Samantha Hansen…

Indoor Soccer Champs

Indoor Soccer Champs – Members of the Falcons, champions of the Linden Recreation-sponsored Winter Indoor Soccer League, celebrate with their families and friends after receiving their first place trophies following a hard fought 3-2 overtime victory against the Magic. John…

Clark Teacher Honored

Clark Teacher Honored—St. John the Apostle recognized its Distinguished Teacher, June Butchko, with a Mass followed by an Annex Breakfast. Pictured here with Butchko are her former teachers from St. Mary’s School Rahway and Mother Seton Regional High School: left…