Exploring Career Choices

Exploring Career Choices—Dr. Peter Brody (right) of Murray Hill Veterinary Associates in New Providence, advises Elizabeth Bukiron, a junior at Benedictine Academy, on how to handle “Tate” during a checkup. Bukiron, an Elizabeth resident, was among 40 juniors from her…

Soehl Students Of The Month

Soehl Students Of The Month—Principal Diana Braisted (far right) recently honored Soehl Middle School’s April students of the month. Pictured left to right are sixth graders Yasmeen Bayoumi and Brett Musialowicz; seventh graders Travis Horsch and Melissa Nava and eighth…

FBI Task Force Arrests Elizabeth Gang Members

ELIZABETH—The FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force, in conjunction with the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, has arrested six members of the infamous Bloods street gang – including two from Elizabeth—along with nine of their criminal associates. This wave of arrests began…

County Begins Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Monday

UNION COUNTY—The Union County Police Department will join with more than 470 police agencies in the state in this year’s “Click It Or Ticket” campaign. The nationwide program is a zero tolerance enforcement effort to increase safety belt use and…

Clark Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday at Osceola Church

Clark Woman Celebrates 100th Birthday at Osceola Church—Jean Rathyen of Clark, fourth from left, celebrates her 100th birthday with her family and her church family at Osceola Presbyterian Church in Clark on Mother’s Day. Her two daughters, son and their…

“Star Trek” – The Way They Were – 3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic While the old calendar on the wall proclaims June 21 the first day of summer this year, fans of that cultural phenomenon known as the Summer Blockbuster will contend “Star Trek’s” recent arrival in…

Mayor Asks For Support In Search For Missing Edison Man

EDISON—Mayor Jun Choi has asked those in the Edison community and beyond to help in the efforts to find Joseph Dunsavage Sr., a township resident who has been reported missing since Sunday when Dunsavage went fishing on a catamaran off…