Clark Plans Holiday Festival

CLARK—The Township of Clark will hold its annual Holiday Winter Festival and Tree/Menorah Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 30 at the Municipal Building. The activities begin at 3 p.m. and wrap up at 6 p.m. with the lighting of the…

Rahway Celebrates Season

RAHWAY—The city’s annual holiday tree lighting will take place this Friday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. at City Hall Plaza. There will be music and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. City residents are asked to donate one non-perishable…

Thanksgiving Is Top Day For Home Cooking Fires

In 2006, Thanksgiving Day topped the charts once again as the peak day for home cooking fires. According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports, there were 1,400 home structure fires involving cooking equipment that year, which is more than…

Students Come Together To Fight Human Trafficking

ELIZABETH—“Minga”, roughly translated, is a word used in South America that means “a community coming together to work for the benefit of all”. A group of students at Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth has come together as a “Minga”, saying “yes”…

Sayreville Preserves Last Borough Farm

SAYREVILLE – The borough has purchased the development rights to Dieker’s Farm, preserving the future of the last farm in Sayreville. Jim and Jeanne Dieker have been working since 2003 to make sure that the farm would be preserved. “It’s…

Linden Names New Schools Superintendent

LINDEN—Rocco G. Tomazic was approved as the next Superintendent of the Linden Public Schools, effective Jan. 1, at the Nov. 17 meeting of the Linden Board of Education. Tomazic is currently the assistant superintendent in the district. The current superintendent,…