Category: Union County

Joseph Gibilisco appointed to City Council

The Rahway City Council unanimously appointed Joseph D. “Joe” Gibilisco to the governing body during a special meeting held to fill a vacant seat. The Sixth Ward vacancy was created when the governing body approved then-Council President Raymond Giacobbe, Jr. to…

Scutari aide likely to run Union County

Sources say the freeholders are expected to appoint Ed Oatman, the chief of staff to state Senator Nicholas Scutari, as the 12th Union County Manager. Union County Manager Alfred J. Faella, the top executive responsible for the day-to-day operations of a…

Rahway Fire Chief lands in hot water

More than 100 new reports surfaced after Rahway Fire Chief William R. Young Jr. was charged with driving drunk by Jackson Township Police, who stopped him at about 10:40 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2017, and conducted several field sobriety tests. The 60-year-old chief…

Environmental action in Union County

Union County residents who are interested in tackling environmental issues can join the Environmental Stewards program. Conveniently based in Westfield, the program is designed to help local residents design and execute environmental projects in their communities. “The Environmental Stewards program…

Former Girl Scout leader dies

Gertrude F. (Hicinbothem) Baldwin, 91, of Pennsville, a former Linden resident, died on Friday, January 12, 2018. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service in the United Methodist Church of Linden, 321 North Wood Avenue, Linden, on…

Linden Sam’s Club is one of 63 to close

Employees showing up for work at the Linden Sam’s Club, the membership warehouse owned by retail giant Walmart, learned that the store is one of 63 across the nation that are unexpectedly shutting down or converting to regional distribution centers to help fill online…