Starting the School Year

  Starting the School Year—Freeholders Rick Proctor (left) and Chester Holmes present Paula Braxton with a resolution congratulating her on becoming the new principal of Rahway High School and on being the first African-American graduate of the school to return…

Rahway YMCA Offers Free Memberships To 7th Graders

RAHWAY—Most children begin to formulate habits that continue into adulthood in the seventh grade.  In an effort to promote life-long wellness practices, the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch is offering all Rahway, Carteret and Linden seventh grade students…

Unico Announces 2nd Annual Italian Feast

CLARK—The Clark chapter of Unico recently announced that the second annual Italian American Feast will be held this fall in Clark. The event will be held for three days during the Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10-12, in the parking lot…

The Olympics Masked China’s Disdain for Human Rights

By:  Michael M. Shapiro The Beijing Olympics will be remembered for the stellar performances of Olympic athletes, from Michael Phelps to Usain Bolt.  It will also be memorialized for its top-flight athletic facilities and venues.  What may not be remembered,…

Lautenberg: “Duty” To Party?

STATE – New Jersey Republicans found little humor in a comment Sen. Frank Lautenberg apparently intended as a joke while being interviewed at the Democratic National Convention this week. During an ABC World News segment about parties hosted by lobbyists,…