Carteret Council Expands Sewer Rebate Program

CARTERET—Mayor Dan Reiman joined with Public Works Commissioner Iris Colon last week to announce that the borough’s popular “Senior Sewer Rebate” program has been expanded to include veterans and disabled residents. Through the program, qualifying residents may apply for a…

State Offers Assistance To Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

UNION COUNTY—Individual grants from $2,500 to $5,000, and grants to re-start businesses from $5,000 to $10,000, are available to help veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF/Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).  The grants were established by Governor Jon Corzine in…

Freeholders Honor Lifeguard Heroes

  Freeholders Honor Lifeguard Heroes—Union County Freeholder Chairman Angel G. Estrada (right) and Freeholders Rick Proctor (second from left) and Bette Jane Kowalski (left) present resolutions to Union County lifeguards Kristi Janusz and Sebastian Vargas, both of Linden, for their…

Starting the School Year

  Starting the School Year—Freeholders Rick Proctor (left) and Chester Holmes present Paula Braxton with a resolution congratulating her on becoming the new principal of Rahway High School and on being the first African-American graduate of the school to return…

Rahway YMCA Offers Free Memberships To 7th Graders

RAHWAY—Most children begin to formulate habits that continue into adulthood in the seventh grade.  In an effort to promote life-long wellness practices, the YMCA of Eastern Union County, Rahway Branch is offering all Rahway, Carteret and Linden seventh grade students…

Unico Announces 2nd Annual Italian Feast

CLARK—The Clark chapter of Unico recently announced that the second annual Italian American Feast will be held this fall in Clark. The event will be held for three days during the Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10-12, in the parking lot…