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…

Clark Resident Sets Record for Cardiac Rehabilitation

RAHWAY – For the past 14 years, Clark Resident Walter O’Brien has spent one hour three times a week at the cardiac rehabilitation program at the Nicholas Quadrel Healthy Heart Center for Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. His loyal participation earned him a…

Young Writers Honored

Young Writers Honored—Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada and Freeholder Deborah Scanlon congratulate the winners of the 2008 Union County Shade Tree Commission “Young Writers of Union County” contest. The winners are (from left) Emily Miller from the Terrill…

Woodbridge Students Honored

Woodbridge Students Honored—Seventy-eight students were recently inducted into the Middlesex County College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges. From Woodbridge, front row, left to right: Kelly Ann Cicalese, Valerie Gidzinski, Ann Tetar, Monica Jimenez,…

Two-Way Traffic Coming To Downtown Rahway

RAHWAY – Traffic patterns are changing because of downtown Rahway’s transformation. On or around May 15, Irving and Main streets will become open to two-way traffic. Prior to that change, several other streets will also see traffic pattern shifts. The…

Linden Parks Opening For Spring

LINDEN—The Linden Department of Recreation and Community Services has announced that five parks will open early this spring for Linden youth to enjoy informal activities and programs from May 19 through June 19. Wilson, Knosky, Milkosky, St. Marks and Sunnyside…

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple—Rahway High School senior Andrea Butler (right) recently signed to attend Temple University on a track and field scholarship. Last year, Butler was named Star-Ledger Sprinter of the Year for the winter season.