Local Teacher Visits Korea As Guest Of The Korea Foundation

RAHWAY—This July, Rahway resident Gwen T. Samuels will travel to South Korea as a participant in the Korean Studies Workshop for American Educators. Samuels, who will join the Newark Public Schools in September, is one of 100 participants selected from…

Hockey Hot Shots

Hockey Hot Shots—The Linden Recreation Department a playgrounds hockey hot shot contest on July 7. Pictured left to right are the winners: (back row) Griffin Thomas, Pete Wronski, Jamie Paulino, Brianna Taylor and MaryJo Riscinti (front row) Anthony Delgado, Kathleen…

Festival Fun

Festival Fun – Residents of Perth Amboy and surrounding communities took part in the Puerto Rican Association for Human Development, Inc.’s 22nd Roberto Clemente Festival, which took place June 13 – 15.

Farmers Market Returns To Rahway

RAHWAY—The “Jersey Fresh” Farmers Market has returned to downtown Rahway at the Rahway Train Station Plaza on East Milton Avenue and Irving Street. The Farmers Market is open every Thursday, through Oct. 16 from noon until 6 p.m. on the…

Elizabeth Offers IRS Assistance

ELIZABETH – IRS-trained volunteers will provide free assistance to city residents interested in applying for the federal government’s economic stimulus package. Economic stimulus payments are available to individuals with income over $3,000 in 2007 from earnings, Social Security/Railroad Retirement benefits…

Bright Wins Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship

Bright Wins Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship—Brittany Bright, a senior at Arthur L. Johnson High School won the Helping Hands Home Care DECA Scholarship Award. She received a $1,000 check from Robert D’Arienzo, a graduate of Arthur L. Johnson…

Protest Targets Buyout Barons

Buyout firms such as Kohlberg, Kravis and Roberts have made billions of dollars using special tax breaks that reward them for buying and selling companies; and they’ve slashed wages and destroyed jobs all while using tax loopholes to pay an…