Clark Residents Fight Cancer

CLARK—Cancer doesn’t sleep. And neither will the American Cancer Society until a cure is found.  Residents of Union County and surrounding communities are invited to celebrate the lives of local cancer survivors, and remember those lost to cancer at the…

Volunteers Helped 1,700 Linden Residents With Taxes

LINDEN – Volunteers from the Department of Public Property and Community Services’ free income tax assistance program helped nearly 1,700 Linden residents to complete their federal and state income tax forms this year. The volunteers reached approximately 100 homebound individuals,…

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…

Arts Organization Seeks True Stories That Document Current Life In America

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – First Person Arts is going across to the nation to find the best videos, photographs and stories that describe how individuals, families, and communities are managing during these hard times. The contest, First Person America: In These…

Edison Sergeant Receives 2009 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year Award

EDISON—Edison Police Sgt. Robert Dudash Jr. was recognized by the state D.A.R.E. Officers Association as a 2009 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year. Sgt. Dudash is the D.A.R.E. coordinator for the Edison Police Department and is also the supervisor of the…

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…