Political Machine Seeks School Control In Elizabeth

ELIZABETH — Three sitting members of the Board of Education will be challenged by a slate of newcomers recruited by the city’s political machine to disrupt reformers’ primary election efforts aimed at displacing state Sen. Raymond Lesniak, the power broker who is sponsoring legislation to privatize public education.

Celebrating Mardi Gras

LINDEN — Students of Saints Mary and Elizabeth Academy’s 7th grade class hosted Mardi Gras celebrations for the entire school. Festivities opened up with a parade of students performing flips and somersaults. Students then were able to enjoy activities such as bowling, basketball shooting contest, tic-tac-toe and face painting.

Charity Softball Tournament Returns In April

ROSELLE/ELIZABETH – On Saturday, April 16, the Elizabeth NJ Firemen’s Federal Credit Union will sponsor the Play Ball for Miracles Charity Softball Tournament to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the families of firefighters who have children with special needs.