Santa Steps Up For Scholarship Fund

LINDEN —Linden Presbyterian Church, 1506 Orchard Terrace, will hold the fifth annual lunch with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the church’s Albert Johnston Memorial Scholarship Fund. Lunch with Santa will include…

How Well Do You Know The Christmas Story?

SCOTCH PLAINS—In these days when you are viewing pageants and receiving cards that tell the Christmas story, challenge yourself and join in at the Willow Grove Church Adult Forum to learn what parts of the traditional story really appear in…

Zarinsky Dead On 50th Anniversary Of Officer’s Murder

BRIDGETON—Accused serial killer Robert Zarinsky, of Linden, died at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on Friday, Nov. 28 — exactly 50 years after the murder of Rahway Police Officer Charles Bernoskie. Zarinsky, 68, was serving a life sentence for…

Hero Cop Remembered

RAHWAY—On Friday, members of the Policeman’s Benevolent Association Local 31 dedicated a memorial to Rahway Police Officer Charles Bernoskie at the site where he was killed 50 years ago. The monument on the corner of West Milton and St. Georges…

Good Riddance, Zarinsky

If there is a hell, accused serial killer Robert Zarinsky is burning there right now. Zarinsky died at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on Friday, Nov. 28, 50 years to the day after he shot and killed Rahway Police…

Edison Mayoral Race Could Have Intrigue

EDISON – Council President Robert Diehl and Councilwoman Antonia Ricigliano have both expressed interest in running for Mayor next year, and Councilman Anthony Massaro is considering his options. The 2009 election season could get very interesting, since Mayor Jun Choi…

Oratory Prep Looks To Get Out Of The Basement

By James Whelan The 2007 season started out with a wealth of possibilities and optimism for Oratory Prep.  Winning their Christmas tournament and taking a 4-5 record into the heart of the Mountain Valley season, Oratory looked like they might…

Benefit Ball Tickets Now On Sale

CLARK – Tickets for the Clark Benefit Fund’s 16th annual Benefit Ball are now on sale. The ball will be held at the Gran Centurions on Madison Hill Road, on Saturday, Feb. 7, from 7 p.m. until midnight. An elegant…