Union County Embarks On Energy Master Plan

ELIZABETH– The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced last week that the county has initiated a comprehensive energy master plan. The goal of the master plan is to achieve increased efficiency, conservation, and use of alternative energy sources in…

Reiman Receives VFW Award

CARTERET–Last month, Mayor Daniel Reiman was honored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander-in-Chief George Lisicki, who presented him with the organization’s Gold Medal of Merit. The medal is the highest award that can be bestowed on any individual by the…

Diaz Era Begins In Perth Amboy

PERTH AMBOY – Mayor Wilda Diaz took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon at Perth Amboy High School as family members, friends and supporters looked on. Diaz, who defeated Joseph Vas in the May 13 non-partisan mayoral election by 1,200…

Elizabeth HS Grad Signs With Red Sox

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth High School graduate Roberto Ramos signed a contract to play baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization last weekend. The shortstop will be assigned to the Gulf Coast (Fla.) Red Sox in the rookie level Gulf Coast…

Rahway Summer Concert Series Line-Up Released

RAHWAY—The Rahway’s Mayor’s Summer Concert Series will start on Aug. 7 with a performance by The Duprees. The Duprees are known the world over for their romantic interpretations of some of the most beautiful love songs ever written. They have…

PAL Presents Scholarships

RAHWAY—Each year Rahway PAL awards scholarships to Rahway youths who have participated in PAL programs for at least three years and who have been accepted into college. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation along with an essay describing the…

Congressman Visits Clark Resident

CLARK—Last week, Congressman Mike Ferguson and Aaron Glickman, the store manager of Home Depot, visited the home of Joseph Margeton of Clark to inspect a recently built handicap ramp. In an effort to secure funding to construct the ramp, Margeton…

Community Clean-Up

Community Clean-Up—A community graffiti clean-up day was held in Linden’s Eighth Ward on Saturday, June 14. Councilwoman Michele Yamakaitis and Sgt. William Turbett of the Linden Police Department organized the event. Volunteers from the Linden ROTC and the Eighth Ward…