Linden Artist Wins Prize

Linden Artist Wins Prize—Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada and Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski (left) congratulate Daniela Iannone of Linden on winning first place in the intermediate category in the 2008 Union County Employee Art Show during the opening…

Iron Man – No Small Marvel – 3 & ½ popcorns

By Michael S. Goldberger, film critic Oh, that we might be bequeathed an “Iron Man,” a superhero for his times. Not so much for the extraordinary feat stuff, though it would be nice to have someone put a damper on…

Hall Of Fame Softball Tournament

LINDEN—The Linden Athletic Hall of Fame announces their first annual Linden Athletic Hall of Fame Softball Tournament, June 21 and 22, at Memorial Park. Each team is guaranteed three games for their entry fee of $350. The Linden Athletic Hall…

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…