Police Step Up Seat Belt Law Enforcement

UNION COUNTY—Law enforcement officers from the Union County Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and their passengers as part of the National “Click It or Ticket Campaign”. Beginning May 19 and running through June 1, county police…

Clark Announces Seventh Annual Memorial Day Parade

CLARK—The township will be hosting their seventh annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26. The parade kick-off time will be promptly at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed by the traditional Memorial Day Services in front of Arthur L.…

Youth Police Academy Returns For Seventh Year

RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department will hold their seventh annual Youth Police Academy next month. The academy is a free one week program for young adults ages 11 – 15, which is designed to increase awareness of law enforcement and our…

Outstanding Seniors Honored

Outstanding Seniors Honored—Union County Freeholder Rick Proctor (right) presents Margaret Menzaco and Joseph LaPlaca with resolutions congratulating them on being named The 2008 Outstanding Senior Citizens of the Year by the Linden Dept. of Recreation and Community Services on May…

Golden Knights Cheerleaders Win Again

Golden Knights Cheerleaders Win Again—St. Cecelia’s Golden Knights Rec. Cheerleaders of Iselin did it again! The cheerleaders rocked Virginia Beach Convention Center on May 4 and brought home two “World’s Best” titles. All three teams competed in the first annual…

First Communion

First Communion—The Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist was celebrated for the first time with the second grade students of St. Mark’s Parish on Hamilton Street in Rahway on Mother’s Day, May 11th. Rev. William T. Morris, Pastor, celebrated the early…

FamilyCare Expansion Bill Clears Legislative Hurdle

Measure Would Set Stage for Affordable Health Care for All NJ Residents TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senator Joseph F. Vitale which would expand eligibility and outreach of New Jersey FamilyCare in order to set the stage for affordable…

Bollwage Ignoring Minority Crime

ELIZABETH—New and old accusations of police misconduct and political indifference remain issues in the upcoming mayoral primary, in which Mayor J. Christian Bollwage faces a stiff challenge by Edward Bryant Koon, a senior officer at the county’s juvenile detention facility.…