Union County

General seeking lost wristwatch

A Rahway native who served as a US Army general recently lost an expensive timepiece that has sentimental value to her and she is offering a reward to any good neighbor who finds and returned the wristwatch. General Janis L.…

Elizabeth Peña dead at age 55

Elizabeth Peña, the locally-born actress best known for her roles in Rush Hour and La Bamba, is dead at age 55, according to her nephew Mario-Francisco Robles, writer at the Latino Review, who announced that the beloved Hispanic actress died…

Demand for blood donations prompts action

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…

Leagues seek to stop sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion in court for restraining order to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend. Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation Friday that partially repealed the law prohibiting sports…

Seeking blood donors

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…