Union County Among Nation’s Top Taxed

UNION COUNTY—Union County has moved up a notch on a list of ten counties nationwide with the highest actual dollar value of real estate taxes paid on owner-occupied housing units. With an average property tax burden of $6,703, Union County…

Widow Sues Over Ex-Senator’s Death

ELIZABETH – Joseph Suliga was killed because a careless driver slammed into a car, which was illegally parked by its driver, his widow claims. Annmarie Pukulski wants jurors to award her unspecified damages in a wrongful death claim in which…

Congress Should Vote ‘No’ on Bailout

By Bob Barr The leaders of both the Republican and Democratic Parties are rushing ahead with their $700 billion bill.  Without a single hearing and without considering other solutions, Congress is preparing to put the typical American family on the…

Obama Campaign Plans Union County Events

UNION COUNTY – The Barack Obama campaign has a number of Union County events planned this week. Youth Rally for Obama – Saturday at 3 p.m. at Warinanco Park on the Elizabeth-Roselle border Fanwood Office Phone Bank – Wednesday and Thursday Rahway…

Union County Freeholder Candidates Night

CRANFORD—The Union County Council of the League of Women Voters will present its annual candidates’ forum at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Cranford Municipal Building, 8 Springfield Avenue. Three seats on the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders…

Mayoral Recognition

  Mayoral Recognition—On Sept. 22, Edison Mayor Jun H. Choi, a first degree black belt, issued formal proclamations recognizing the achievements of Ricky Azari and Christopher Azari in Taekwondo. Ricky is a third grader and Christopher is a kindergartener at…

Woodbridge Announces Flu Shot Clinics

WOODBRIDGE – The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services has scheduled flu and pneumonia clinics for Oct. 7 and 22. Mayor John McCormac said the Health Department’s professional nursing staff will administer the flu and pneumonia vaccine on…