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…

Ready for Action

Ready for Action – Lazer Tag is just one of the many activities that kids attending the Clark Recreation Summer Camp enjoy. Pictured above, camp counselors have fun showing off after the campers all had their turn.

Groovy Tie-Die Fun

Groovy Tie-Die Fun – Clark Recreation Summer Campers got to show off their creativity by dying their own shirts.

Wild West Senior Prom

Wild West Senior Prom—Helen Hegy, formerly of Linden, a resident at Runnells Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights (left) sported a colorful cowboy hat and bandana at the Runnells’ Wild West Senior Prom. She and Beryl Allan of…

Remembering the Past: Battin High School Memories

by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-Here are some more memories from reader Barbara Cook: The Blue Gym Suit “Long ago, (1957-1958), in a high school named Battin, there existed a tradition of getting the young ladies dressed up in a comical…

“Step Brothers” – Relatively Funny – 2 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Inquiring about “Step Brothers,” Will Ferrell’s latest comedic belly whop into the adolescent muck and mire, someone asked, “Isn’t that about two fortyish guys acting like they’re fourteen?” To which I replied, “No, actually,…

It’s The Secrecy, Stupid!

By Michael M. Shapiro Rutgers is, once again, making news; however, this time it is not favorable. The Star-Ledger recently reported that Rutgers head football coach, Greg Schiano, negotiated a number of side deals which would induce him to remain…

Transportation Safety Remains A Concern

By Assemblyman Joseph Vas With the new school session quickly approaching, and the increase of drivers on the road as a result, the one issue that stands out in my mind is Transportation Safety. While I know there is a…