Developing An Eye For Color

Developing An Eye For Color – Linden School No. 10, School No. 9 and School #8 pre-k and kindergarten teams of color-mixologists have been working to come up with the coolest color-mixing experiment. These class projects are about exploring color…

Three Scams to Avoid in Tough Times

Many people have lost their jobs in the last few months as the economy falters. Scam artists are still fully employed, however, in good times and bad. So be careful. “If it sounds too good to be true, it usually…

Volunteer To Fight Cancer

 On the evening of Friday, June 12, volunteers from the American Cancer Society will be joining forces with residents of Clark and surrounding communities in reach of a goal that is common to nearly everyone: the goal is to eliminate…

Happy Spring, Easter & More

 by Diane Norek Harrison  SOUTH AMBOY-This item is from my cousin Deborah Cooney Marion. Deb owned the home on the corner of Highland Street and Hillcrest Avenue in the 1980s. She was told it was the original Dieker farm house…

Seven Democrats Hope To Be Plainfield Mayor

 UNION COUNTY – Six Democrats are challenging incumbent Plainfield Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs in the June primary as she pursues a second term. She became the first woman to serve as Plainfield’s chief executive after defeating Robert Ferraro in 2005. Two-term…

Choi Announces Campaign Slate, Launches Re-Election Bid

EDISON – Mayor Jun Choi officially announced his re-election campaign and named his running mates on Monday. The mayor, a Democrat seeking his second four-year term, is again running without the backing of the township’s Democratic organization. “We need to…

Analysis Says Corzine Budget Leaves NJ $100M Short

 STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine’s $29.8 billion budget proposal relies on revenue projections that are too optimistic, according to a consensus of economic reports used by the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services to analyze it. David Rosen, the office’s budget…

Good Samaritan Detains Alleged Mugger

 LINDEN – At least three teens mugged a man on East Curtis Street last week, but a good Samaritan helped police capture one of them, authorities said. The victim, a 31-year-old man, was walking on the street’s 500 block shortly…

Union Protests Planned Merck Job Cuts

RAHWAY—Members of the U.S. Steelworkers, Local 4-575, staged a protest outside Merck’s Rahway facility in opposition against the company’s plans to cut as many as 178 jobs held by union members. The union is currently negotiating a new contract with…