Powerbar Mayor’s Race Applications Available

 RAHWAY—The ninth annual PowerBar-sponsored Mayor’s Trophy 5K Run, One Mile Fun Run and Health Walk and 100 Yards Pee Wee Run will be held in downtown Rahway on Memorial Day, rain or shine.  The first event at 9 a.m. will…

Carteret Breaks Ground For Health & Wellness Center

CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman and the Borough Council were joined on April 21 by hundreds of local residents for a groundbreaking ceremony making way for Carteret’s highly-anticipated “Health and Wellness Center.” The project, first announced in 2007, will establish a 36,000…

Newspapers In Education

Newspapers In Education—Linden School No. 5 students learned about the importance of a newspaper through the celebration of Newspapers in Education month. The real-world connection supported by the use of newspapers helps students understand the importance of the information that…

IRS Offers After Tax Season Tips

MOUNTAINSIDE  – “New Jerseyans who have already filed their federal tax returns may still have questions,” New Jersey’s IRS Spokesperson Gregg Semanick said.  “Here’s what you need to know about your refund status, mistakes and what to do if you…

Despite Recession, Voters Pass Majority Of School Budgets

STATE – Despite the recession and a growing movement against increased taxes, voters passed a majority of the school budgets in Middlesex and Union counties on Tuesday. Voters approved school budgets in 16 of 21 Union County school districts, though…

School Elections Today

STATE – On Tuesday, more than 550 of the state’s 603 school districts will hold elections where voters express approval or dissent on proposed budgets for the 2009-10 school year and fill about 1,500 school board seats, according to the…

Track Stars Earn Scholarship

Track Stars Earn Scholarships—Rahway High School senior track stars Pierre Darisme and Ricky Draughn earned full athletic scholarships to attend college. Darisme will go to Southwest Mississippi College, while Draughn will attend Neosho College in Kansas. Pictured above are Ricky…