Remembering the Past: Memories Of The Area

by Diane Norek Harrison RAHWAY—Here are some 1980s memories from Rahway resident Derron Palmer: “I remember buying Italian Ice at Truppa’s on Winfield Street, eating at the Foursome Diner, the summer sidewalk sales and the Fourth of July bicycle races…

Teen Shot After Cop Hit With Stolen Minivan

ELIZABETH—A city police officer shot an Elizabeth teen last week as the youth tried to run him over with a stolen minivan, authorities said. The teen hit another officer with the vehicle, police said. The 16-year-old was seen driving a…

New Leader Hopes To Unify Linden Democrats

LINDEN – Former Councilman Charles Crane narrowly won election as Linden’s Democratic Party chairman last week. He defeated councilmen Derek Armstead and Eugene Davis, who also sought the post which became vacant when Edward Kologi stepped down in June.

Elizabeth Murder Suspect Gets Retrial

ELIZABETH – The retrial of Elizabeth murder suspect Gary Suttle began last week. Suttle, 44, allegedly killed a 60-year-old woman named Lois Zukowitz. Police discovered Zukowitz’ body lying in a pool of blood on the floor of her apartment on…

Clark Synagogue Program Promotes Healthy Living

CLARK—Temple Beth Or, Beth Torah has announced a new outdoor program of fitness and health, which draws on modern day nutritional guidelines and spiritual and historic precedents. According to Cantor Steven Stern, who helped organize the group’s kick-off event on…