Perth Amboy Dedicates Public Safety Complex

PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Joseph Vas and the Perth Amboy Municipal Council officially dedicated the new 160,000-square-foot Perth Amboy Public Safety-Court-Community Complex, located at 365 New Brunswick Avenue on Saturday. The new complex will be the home for the Perth Amboy Municipal…

County Announces Plans For Expanded MusicFest

UNION COUNTY—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in conjunction with main sponsor Overlook Hospital, will present MusicFest ’08 on two days—Friday, Sept. 5 from 4-10 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at Nomahegan Park in Cranford.…

ALJ Grad To Pilot Shuttle Mission

Astronaut Kenneth T. Ham will pilot the space shuttle Discovery next month on a mission to bring a Japanese science laboratory unit to the International Space Station. Ham, a 1983 graduate of Arthur L. Johnson High School, will be making…

Brunch With The Mayor

ISELIN—Iselin Chemical Hook & Ladder Co. will host “Brunch with the Mayor” on Sunday, April 27 at 11 a.m. Iselin residents are encouraged to attend to meet Mayor John McCormac, Fourth Ward Councilman Jim Major, and members of the Woodbridge…

UCC Lady Owls Repeat As Conference Champions

CRANFORD – For the second year in a row, the Union County College Lady Owls Basketball Team, ended their season as the champions of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) and Region XIX. After…

A Complaint-Free School?

RAHWAY—There is a lot less complaining going on at Rahway High School. Under the leadership of English teacher Annette Goodman, Rahway High School is encouraging students and staff to participate in the “21-Day Complaint-Free Challenge.” The program is run by…

Linden Students Celebrate Earth Day

Linden Students Celebrate Earth Day—Student Council President Stephanie Gomulka and Vice President Nicholas Martin pack up the grocery bags that students at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Academy in Linden designed to help celebrate Earth Day 2008. The bags were distributed…

Elizabeth Students Inducted Into National Honor Society

ELIZABETH—Nine Benedictine Academy eleventh grade students were honored on April 10 when they were inducted into the school’s chapter of the National Honor Society. The evening ceremony was held in the Benedictine Sisters Monastery Church across from the all-female Catholic…