Category: Union County

Colonial Day

Colonial Day—As a culminating activity for their study of Colonial America the fifth grade students at Frank K. Hehnly School held Colonial Day on Feb. 21. The classes dressed in colonial clothing, used colonial names and shared their knowledge of…

Famous Escapees Plead Not Guilty

ELIZABETH – The two Union County jail inmates who made national headlines after breaking out of the facility in December have pleaded not guilty to escape charges. One of the men, Otis Blunt, who allegedly left a taunting note for…

Veterans Outreach

Veterans Outreach—Union County Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski (center) speaks with (from left) Army veterans Lorena Huggins of Rahway and John Gratacos of Elizabeth, who is with the Vietnam Veterans of America’s New Jersey Council, during a day-long outreach program for…

Students of the Month

Students of the Month – Linden Public Schools’ 21st Century Learning Center recently honored six students of the month for February. Pictured left to right are Brandon Fairchild, Ruhann Peele, Roshorn Shivers, Brianna Lembrick, Talia Paden, and Jonadony Brevette.

Read Across America

Read Across America—Union County Freeholder Rick Proctor reads to children at the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Clark on March 3 during the Union County Education Association’s Read Across America program. March 2 was the National Education Association’s 11th annual…