The B-52’s, Everclear Headline Musicfest ’08

CRANFORD—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders in conjunction with presenting sponsor Overlook Hospital has confirmed two jam-packed days of music on three stages at MusicFest ‘08, including Everclear, who will headline Friday, Sept. 5, and The B-52’s, who will…

Homestead Rebate Checks On The Way

STATE—The New Jersey Division of Taxation began mailing more than 1.3 million Homestead Rebate checks on July 31 to eligible homeowners age 65 or older or disabled who filed their applications by June 2. The Division of Taxation has also…

Construction Begins On New Burger Express

CARTERET—Representatives from Chick’s Holiday Time, Inc. joined Mayor Daniel J. Reiman last week to announce that construction has begun on the highly anticipated Burger Express. The new business has been relocated from its former home on upper Roosevelt Avenue, where…

City Man Sentenced In Drug Conspiracy

ELIZABETH – A judge has sentenced an Elizabeth man with an extensive list of prior convictions to eight years in prison for his role in a drug conspiracy broken up last year by federal, county and local investigators.

Miss New Jersey Sparkles At Kid’s Kingdom

ELIZABETH – A special surprise guest greeted children at the Kid’s Kingdom Traveling Jubilee on Sunday, Aug. 3, at Phil Rizzuto Park. Union County’s own Tiffany Andrade, Miss New Jersey USA 2008, was on hand to talk about her experiences…