Edison Gets $1.5 Million Developer’s Fee

EDISON – Last week, Mayor Jun Choi accepted a developer’s fee from Hartz Mountain Industries – the redeveloper of the former Ford Motor Co. plant – that will go toward tax relief. Hartz President Emanuel Stern presented Choi with a…

Clark Residents Fight Cancer

CLARK—Cancer doesn’t sleep. And neither will the American Cancer Society until a cure is found.  Residents of Union County and surrounding communities are invited to celebrate the lives of local cancer survivors, and remember those lost to cancer at the…

Volunteers Helped 1,700 Linden Residents With Taxes

LINDEN – Volunteers from the Department of Public Property and Community Services’ free income tax assistance program helped nearly 1,700 Linden residents to complete their federal and state income tax forms this year. The volunteers reached approximately 100 homebound individuals,…

Exploring Career Choices

Exploring Career Choices—Dr. Peter Brody (right) of Murray Hill Veterinary Associates in New Providence, advises Elizabeth Bukiron, a junior at Benedictine Academy, on how to handle “Tate” during a checkup. Bukiron, an Elizabeth resident, was among 40 juniors from her…

Soehl Students Of The Month

Soehl Students Of The Month—Principal Diana Braisted (far right) recently honored Soehl Middle School’s April students of the month. Pictured left to right are sixth graders Yasmeen Bayoumi and Brett Musialowicz; seventh graders Travis Horsch and Melissa Nava and eighth…

FBI Task Force Arrests Elizabeth Gang Members

ELIZABETH—The FBI’s Safe Streets Task Force, in conjunction with the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, has arrested six members of the infamous Bloods street gang – including two from Elizabeth—along with nine of their criminal associates. This wave of arrests began…