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…

Benedictine Academy Graduates Class Of 2008

ELIZABETH—“I am proud to introduce Benedictine Academy’s 93rd class of graduates…” declared Associate Principal Kenneth Jennings, as the forty-one young women turned to face guests at Saint Catherine of Siena Church in Hillside at the Academy’s commencement ceremony on Thursday…

Summer Reading Programs And Events At The Clark Public Library

CLARK–The Clark Public Library is hosting a wide range of programs and special events for children, teens and adults this summer in conjunction with the Catch the Reading Bug Program summer reading program. Dr. Farnsworth’s Flea Circus will be on…

St. John The Apostle School Graduates 50 Students

CLARK—St. John the Apostle School, Clark held 8th grade graduation on Friday, June 6. Sister Donna Marie O’Brien awarded the diplomas to 50 graduates and Reverend Father Robert McBride presented the diplomas to the graduates. Diplomas were awarded to the…

Rock Returns To Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade

LINDEN – Linden’s summer concert series continues on Tuesday, June 24, at 7:30 p.m. at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade at 400 North Wood Avenue. Local favorite band Jobananno and the Godsons of Soul will bring their infectious “high energy…

Off To Kindergarten

Off To Kindergarten—On June 10, Madison Elementary School in Rahway held their awards program. Students received awards for perfect attendance, physical education, music, band and art. Madison’s Bully Busters and patrols were also recognized. The pre-kindergarten and kindergarten also have…

Local Teens Assemble Hero Packs

UNION COUNTY – Four high school students from the Union County 4-H Program, Bria Barnes and Lilia Perez of Scotch Plains, Lindsay Nichnadowicz of Cranford and Paul Szetela of Elizabeth recently assembled Hero Packs while attending the North Jersey 4-H…