Hospital Foundation Announces Annual Fashion Show & Luncheon

RAHWAY—“RWJUH Rahway Foundation’s Fashion Show Committee is busy planning its 19th annual event” said Peggy Ann Nicora, Fashion Show Committee chairman, adding that the committee invites community members to join with them, board members, physicians and hospital staff on Saturday,…

Clark Synagogue Program Promotes Healthy Living

CLARK—Temple Beth Or, Beth Torah has announced a new outdoor program of fitness and health, which draws on modern day nutritional guidelines and spiritual and historic precedents. According to Cantor Steven Stern, who helped organize the group’s kick-off event on…

Vas Pay-To-Play Reform May Be Repealed

PERTH AMBOY – City council members are considering taking steps to introduce three new pay-to-play ordinances to replace the pay-to-play and ethics reform package approved in the final days of Mayor Joseph Vas’ administration. According to Council President Peter Jimenez,…

Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars—The Linden Recreation Department held a playgrounds three-point shooting contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are winners Mark Radil, Amanda Williams, Shannon Murphy and Mergim Gjyrigi

Perth Amboy Residents Face Tax Increase

PERTH AMBOY – The city is looking at a potential $10 million increase in the municipal tax levy for the 2009 fiscal year budget, Business Administrator Gergory Fehrenbach announced at last week’s City Council meeting. The increase represents a 23…

Local Teacher Visits Korea As Guest Of The Korea Foundation

RAHWAY—This July, Rahway resident Gwen T. Samuels will travel to South Korea as a participant in the Korean Studies Workshop for American Educators. Samuels, who will join the Newark Public Schools in September, is one of 100 participants selected from…

Hockey Hot Shots

Hockey Hot Shots—The Linden Recreation Department a playgrounds hockey hot shot contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are the winners: (back row) Griffin Thomas, Pete Wronski, Jamie Paulino, Brianna Taylor and MaryJo Riscinti (front row) Anthony Delgado, Kathleen…