Grease Bus Trip

LINDEN—The Mayor’s Youth Commission of Linden is sponsoring a bus trip to the Broadway play, “Grease” on Friday, May 30. the cost is $120 per person with dinner at Bella Gina’s Italian Deli, Blockbuster Shopping Mall, St. Georges Avenue at…

Clark Cub Scouts Tour Linden Fire Department

Clark Cub Scouts Tour Linden Fire Department—Scouts from Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 recently got a tour of the Linden Fire Department and a lesson in fire safety and prevention. Back Row: (L to R) Firefighter Frank Genievich, Captain Kevin…

Applications Available For Mayor’s Trophy 5k Run

RAHWAY—Application are now available for the 2008 PowerBar-sponsored Mayor’s Trophy 5K Run, One Mile Fun Run and Health Walk and 100 Yards Pee Wee Run. This year’s race will bring the best runners from Ethiopia, Columbia, Mexico, Portugal and other…

Crime Becomes Political Issue

ELIZABETH—Crime is shaping up as a hot issue in the upcoming primary election for mayor, where a county law enforcement officer is challenging Mayor Chris Bollwage, who is hoping to win a fifth term that will give him 20 years…

Residents See Anti-Black Pattern

ELIZABETH—While Mayor Chris Bollwage blames Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow for inaction on a series of murders in the city, minority activists say politics is the real culprit. There were 55 murders in Elizabeth during the past three years, but…

Diaz Faces Uphill Battle To Unseat Vas

PERTH AMBOY – Next week, Perth Amboy voters will decide who will be the city’s mayor for the next four years. Joseph Vas has served in the city’s executive office for nearly 18 years, but faces a challenge from political…

Hot Rods and Harleys Day Planned For May 17

RAHWAY – The Rahway Center Partnership’s annual Hot Rods & Harleys day is planned for Saturday, May 17. This year’s event will be the biggest ever, with more classic cars, more motorcycles, two stunt shows by Harley-Davidson American Daredevil Bubba…

Hospital Honors Volunteers

RAHWAY – Anne Nelson of Rahway was celebrated for serving 15,000 volunteer hours at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Nelson, a retired accountant, has been donating her time and talent to the hospital since 1986. She also volunteers at…