Durkin Named Student Of The Month

CLARK – Arthur L. Johnson High School’s Student-of-the-Month for June is senior Katelyn Durkin. Durkin was previously selected by Katrina Anderson-Dobbins as the Distinguished Student in the Field of Academics in English in February and was selected by the administration…

Outgoing Mayor Proposes Ethics Reform Package

PERTH AMBOY—Mayor Joseph Vas and Councilman David Szilagyi unveiled a pay-to-play and ethics reform package at last week’s city council meeting. The package includes an ordinance to prohibit so-called “pay to play” campaign donations by developers and city contract seekers…

Police Make Arrests In 2006 Murder

ELIZABETH – Police have made five arrests following a nearly two-year investigation into the fatal beating and stabbing of a 29-year-old man in Elizabeth. The five suspects – three adults and two juveniles – were taken into custody on June…

Union County Pools Open for Summer Swimming

UNION COUNTY—The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal is ready to open the county’s two public swimming pools. The Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool located in Rahway River Park, St. George’s Avenue in Rahway, will be open for…

Citizens Receive Emergency Response Training

RAHWAY—The newest members of Rahway’s Community Emergency Response Team have successfully completed a training program conducted by the Rahway Police Department. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area…