Rahway Races

Runners take off at the start of the PowerBar Mayor’s Trophy 5K Run on Memorial Day in Rahway. The winners of the race were G. G. John of East Orange and Almlemtseh Misganaw of Ethiopia. (Photo courtesy of the Rahway…

Museum Makes History Come Alive

CLARK—Are you tired of the same thing every weekend?  The Dr. William Robinson Plantation and Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, offers something old and exciting for the whole family. The museum’s Living History Weekend will take place Saturday,…

Elizabeth Public Schools To Receive Innovations Grant

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth Public Schools was selected as one of 25 school systems nationwide to receive a 2009 HP Innovations in Education grant. Targeted at school systems serving students in grades 6 through 12, the grant program is designed to…

McManus Student-Athletes Honored

Two students from McManus Middle School were recently honored for their high academic achievements at the 2009 POP Warner Little Scholars Eastern Region Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. Sixth grader Brianna Armstead was the winner of the Eastern Region POP Warner…

Scholarship Winners

The Rahway Youth Soccer Association Board recently awarded Amy Geis and Brittany Casares with the John Blair Scholarship, worth $500.  It was presented at the Sideliners Dinner by Tom Woodrow, current RYSA Chairman of the Board. (Photo courtesy of Rahway…

Award-Winning Artist

Athena Gerasoulis of Edison, a fourth grader at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, captured first place in the nationwide 2009 Creative Student Art Contest for her “vivid color usage and imaginative interpretation of the theme, ‘Outside World.’” She received a…

Stender will not return to the Assembly

Several sources are saying Assemblywoman Linda Stender will not be a candidate for re-election to the Assembly in the 22nd Legislative District, a move that has riled the two Republican candidates, former Scotch Plains Mayor Martin Marks and William ‘Bo’…

Fugitive Murder Suspect Arrested In Clark

CLARK – Police arrested a fugitive on a 15-year-old Florida murder warrant yesterday during a routine motor vehicle stop. At 3:11 p.m. Clark Police Officer Antonio Manata stopped Mark Haye of Irvington for speeding on Ross Street in Clark.  Haye…

H1N1 Flu Cases Confirmed In Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Three cases of H1N1 flu have been confirmed in Middlesex County, according to the Middlesex County Public Health Department. Two of the cases, one from Highland Park and one from Edison, are from an influenza cluster in students from…