Linden Sports Hall Of Fame Names 2008 Honorees

LINDEN—The second class of the Linden Athletic Hall of Fame will be enshrined at an Induction Dinner at Amicis III Ristorante, 1700 West Elizabeth Avenue, Linden at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. Sixteen new members will be inducted into…

Choi Promotes Autism Awareness Month

EDISON—Mayor Jun Choi has declared April as Autism Awareness Month in Edison. “There are no real answers yet. There is no cure. But the hope is that by emphasizing awareness, answers will come,” Choi said. According to the Autism Society…

Spring Begins Annual Battle Against Mosquitoes

ELIZABETH—The county is enlisting residents in the annual war against the mosquito population. The county has several programs to manage mosquitoes, and residents are being asked to join the fight. There are about 20 different species of mosquitoes in Union…

Rahway PAL Baseball/Softball Celebrates Opening Day

RAHWAY—Rahway PAL launched the 2008 baseball and softball season last Friday night, marking the 150th anniversary of the City of Rahway and the PAL’s first ball games under the new lights at Madden Field. Hundreds of parents, players and coaches…

Elizabeth Teen Named 2008 Youth Of The Year

UNION—Recently selected as the 2008 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County, Amirah Beeks, 18, of Elizabeth, is a true example of extraordinary youth. A member of the Elizabeth Boys & Girls Club, Beeks…

Police & Fire Heroes To Be Honored At Luncheon

UNION COUNTY—The Two Hundred Club of Union County will be honoring 15 men from the county at their Annual Valor Awards Luncheon on May 9, at L’Affaire in Mountainside. The men will receive the prestigious Two Hundred Club Medal of…

South Amboy Celebrates Centennial

South Amboy Celebrates Centennial—On Friday, April 11, the City of South Amboy celebrated its 100th birthday at the South Amboy Senior Center. Mayor John O’Leary along with Freeholder Director David Crabiel and Freeholder Ron Rios helped mark the date with…

New Scholarship Honors Fallen Soldier

ELIZABETH – Eliazabeth’s Promise 2006, Inc. will host their second annual scholarship awards program on Friday, May 9, at Galloping Hill Inn of Union. This year, a new scholarship has been created to pay tribute to a local hero, Cpl.…