Category: Union County

Students Of The Month

Students Of The Month—Four young women from at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth have earned recognition for their academic and all-around achievements at the all-female, Catholic college-prep high school. Selected as “Students of the Month” for January are sophomore Vanessa Devia…

Linden Seeks Outstanding Seniors

LINDEN—The Department of Recreation and Community Services is currently accepting applications for nominations for this year’s Annual Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year.  The purpose of the award is to recognize the Linden senior citizen who has displayed exceptional service…

Fun & Games

Fun & Games—The 21st Century Community Learning Center of Joseph E. Soehl Middle School coordinated a family game night on Feb. 15. Over 50 participants attended this fun-filled evening in the Soehl cafeteria. Students and their families had an opportunity…

Fighting Tooth Decay

Fighting Tooth Decay – As part of Dental Health Month in February, fourth graders at Roosevelt School in Rahway were eligible to enter the Union County Dental Health Poster Contest. Anthony Mannino and Maya Jackson won prizes. They are pictured…

Mayor Honors Top Students

Mayor Honors Top Students—On Friday, Jan. 25, Mayor James Kennedy announced the monthly grand prize winner of the PBSIS Initiative Program at Rahway Middle School.  Kennedy also presented prizes to the weekly winners in grades 6-8. The PBSIS Initiative is…

Ross Named Teacher Of The Month

CLARK—Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Teacher of the Month for February was Brian R. Ross. Ross was raised in Ramsey, in Bergen County. He graduated from Ramsey High School in 1995. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a…

City Mourns Former Mayor & Judge

Steve Bercik Meant Business For Elizabeth by James Devine ELIZABETH—The city mourned the conclusion of an extraordinary life after Steven J. Bercik died Saturday, June 14, 2003 in the Watchung Ridge Assisted Living Center, Watchung. As mayor of Elizabeth from…