Gang Member Sentenced For 2006 Murder

ELIZABETH—A Jersey City man was sentenced to 60 years in state prison on Friday after having been found guilty of first degree murder, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced. Omar Holmes, 24, must serve 85 percent of his sentence before he…

Rahway Races

Runners take off at the start of the PowerBar Mayor’s Trophy 5K Run on Memorial Day in Rahway. The winners of the race were G. G. John of East Orange and Almlemtseh Misganaw of Ethiopia. (Photo courtesy of the Rahway…

Museum Makes History Come Alive

CLARK—Are you tired of the same thing every weekend?  The Dr. William Robinson Plantation and Museum, located at 593 Madison Hill Road, offers something old and exciting for the whole family. The museum’s Living History Weekend will take place Saturday,…

McManus Student-Athletes Honored

Two students from McManus Middle School were recently honored for their high academic achievements at the 2009 POP Warner Little Scholars Eastern Region Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. Sixth grader Brianna Armstead was the winner of the Eastern Region POP Warner…

Scholarship Winners

The Rahway Youth Soccer Association Board recently awarded Amy Geis and Brittany Casares with the John Blair Scholarship, worth $500.  It was presented at the Sideliners Dinner by Tom Woodrow, current RYSA Chairman of the Board. (Photo courtesy of Rahway…

Award-Winning Artist

Athena Gerasoulis of Edison, a fourth grader at the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, captured first place in the nationwide 2009 Creative Student Art Contest for her “vivid color usage and imaginative interpretation of the theme, ‘Outside World.’” She received a…

Stender will not return to the Assembly

Several sources are saying Assemblywoman Linda Stender will not be a candidate for re-election to the Assembly in the 22nd Legislative District, a move that has riled the two Republican candidates, former Scotch Plains Mayor Martin Marks and William ‘Bo’…