Rahway resident recognized during National Social Work Month

RAHWAY, NJ — National Professional Social Work Month is celebrated each March as an opportunity to spotlight the profession and those who contribute to the field. The NJ Sharing Network has put forth Rahway resident Jacqueline Salvatore as an example of a social worker who benefits the community. Salvatore is a family-services coordinator at NJ Sharing […]

Linden firefighter claims mayor assaulted him

Mayor says video footage will prove charges are much ado about nothing

LINDEN, NJ — Although a Linden firefighter is claiming that he was assaulted by Linden Mayor Derek Armstead at a recent fundraising event, Armstead says that video footage of the alleged assault has turned up that will prove the charges are much ado about nothing. Linden firefighter Christopher Lukenda filed a police report regarding an alleged […]

Regional Telephone Infrastructure Repaired

The regional telephone infrastructure for the Northeast which impacted commercial phone lines with digital technology has been repaired. Worrall Media may now be contacted by calling 908-686-7700. Thank you for your patience during this outage.

‘Slice of Life’ art show is hosted in Cranford

‘Slice of Life’ art show is hosted in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — The Artist Framer in Cranford hosted the opening for its annual art show, which featured the works of 65 artists from New Jersey, on Friday, March 10. This year’s theme was “A Slice of Life,” and the artists used their own interpretations to create 8-by-8-inch works of art. “There’s nothing more peaceful than […]

In Union, cinnamon rolls always overcome gender roles

In Union, cinnamon rolls always overcome gender roles

UNION, NJ — To celebrate and support International Women’s Day, a local business decided to focus on cinnamon rolls, not gender roles. Van Gogh’s Ear Cafe, located on Stuyvesant Avenue in Union, pulled out all the stops to raise money for two organizations geared towards girls on March 8. Sarah Perara, co-owner of the popular eatery, […]

Cherron Rountree takes on role of acting Rahway mayor

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway Business Administrator Cherron Rountree has taken on the role of Rahway’s acting mayor. Rahway Mayor Samson Steinman has taken a 28-day medical leave of absence to “address a series of personal issues that began in childhood,” according to a statement released by his office. The mayor’s decision was brought on by a […]

Summit fireman presented with the Frank Smith Award

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit Fire Department has announced that firefighter Joe Moschello has received the Frank Smith Award for Public Safety. The award is given annually by the New Jersey Electronic Security Association to an active-duty firefighter or police officer who exemplifies commitment, loyalty and consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty for […]

Laminated Inc. owner finally signs contract on eve of trial

LINDEN, NJ — After more than a year of battle, the workers at Laminated Inc. are finally seeing light at the end of the tunnel. Mendel Schwimmer, owner of the paper and cardboard plant located in Linden, signed a contract last week after months of impeding and attempting to stymie negotiations with the Retail, Wholesale and […]

Union NHS students help feed the hungry

Union teens give back, making more than 150 PB&J sandwiches for the homeless in Elizabeth

Union NHS students help feed the hungry

UNION, NJ — It was a day of giving back as 21 members of the Union High School National Honor Society gathered last month to make more than 150 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the St. Joseph’s homeless shelter in Elizabeth. In the UHS Cafeteria on Feb. 18, the students divided themselves into two groups, […]

Questions surround Hillside’s Clean Team

Questions surround Hillside’s Clean Team

HILLSIDE, NJ — There may be a Clean Team in Hillside, but some council members and residents say that Hillside is not any cleaner. In addition, questions still remain as to how much the Clean Team is getting paid, under whose auspices they fall, whether the team has provided liability insurance to the township, and why […]