Rahway PAL Celebrates Memorial Day

RAHWAY—On Saturday, May 24, Rahway PAL hosted its annual Memorial Day picnic for players, and their families and friends. The day was filled with good food and lots of fun and activities. Our guests were treated to a 65-foot obstacle…

Soehl Science Stars

Soehl Science Stars—Linden Soehl Middle School students Adedayo Kolawole and Shira NesSmith were chosen to attend the Douglas Science Institute for a summer program. There are only 50 young women through out the state of New Jersey that are afforded…

Street Named In Honor Of Fallen Soldier

CLARK – On Memorial Day, township officials named a street in honor of a soldier killed in the Iraq conflict. Army Pfc. Stephen C. Benish was killed near Ramadi, Iraq, in November 2004 after he was hit by insurgent gunfire…

Family Longs For Missing Teen

ELIZABETH—A missing 14-year-old girl’s aunt made an impassioned plea for the runaway to return home, saying she is loved and her family longs for her to come back safely. ”We love her and we just want her to come home,”…

St. John Teacher Celebrates 25th Anniversary

CLARK – On May 2, St. John the Apostle School honored Patricia Lettini for her 25 years of teaching at St. John the Apostle School. Lettini’s special day began with a Mass attended by her family, friends, former students and…

NJ Residents Driving Less As Fuel Prices Rise

STATE – In the wake of record pump prices, more than eight in 10 New Jersey motorists are driving fewer miles, according to results from an online poll at AAAmidatlantic.com. Results from the poll, which drew nearly 2,900 responses from…

Mayor To Host Celebration Dinner

RAHWAY – Mayor James Kennedy will host a dinner to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the City of Rahway on Friday, June 20 at 7 p.m. The dinner will be held in the Hall of St. Thomas the Apostle Church,…

Congratulations Class of 2008!

Congratulations Class of 2008!—Middlesex County College held its 41st commencement ceremony May 22, as 1,071 graduates received their degrees or certificates. The graduates and approximately 3,500 family and friends heard from Middlesex County Freeholder Director David Crabiel, Freeholder Ronald Rios,…

"Redbelt" Holds Up Well — 3 popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Whether “Redbelt” is an intellectual look at martial arts or a martial arts film written and directed by an intellectual, leave it to Pulitzer Prize winner David Mamet to be the brains behind this…