Union County

Elizabeth homicide under investigation

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that took place Thursday night in Elizabeth. Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday that the victim was identified as Teyvon Ray, 20, of Elizabeth. Police rushed to the area of Bond and…

Gallery opening first exhibition of 2015

Gallery U Boutique will host the first exhibition of 2015 by members of the Contemporary Art Group (CAG) and all are welcome to an opening reception on Friday, January 9, 2015, from 6-8 PM. Artwork will be on exhibit through February 2, 2015. Participating artists…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Rahway has Christmas spirit

Students at Franklin Elementary School in Rahway collected three large buckets of toys, which were donated to Toys for Tots and were able to help many children in Rahway get presents for Christmas. Franklin School expressed thanks to all those…