Fishing Champ

Fishing Champ—Brandon Hodges of Sunnyside Park won the Outdoorsman Award for catching the largest fish in the Linden Public Property and Community Services Award annual fishing derby at Wilson Park. The award is named after George “Butchie” Scoles, a member…

Carteret Expands Summer Recreation Programs

CARTERET—The borough recently kicked off its range of summer recreation programs with its summer concert series, including live performances in both Carteret and Waterfront Parks. The events marked the beginning of what Mayor Daniel J. Reiman has lauded as “a…

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…