Clark celebrated Easter with an egg hunt on April 8

Clark celebrated Easter with an egg hunt on April 8

CLARK, NJ — On Saturday, April 8, Clark celebrated Easter with an egg hunt, games and activities for the community. Residents came to the recreation center with their families to enjoy the festivities. The event was organized by Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo. “The egg hunt starts at 12:30 p.m. and we will have one every […]

Renaming of Elizabeth school causes an uproar

ELIZABETH, NJ — A proposal made last week to name a school after City of Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage has many Elizabeth residents and parents up in arms. The proposal calls for renaming the city’s Academy of Finance High School to the “J. Christian Bollwage Finance Academy.” In having a district school named after him, […]

Hillside mayor drops case against town council, police chief

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson has dropped her lawsuit against the Hillside town council for its reinstatement of Hillside acting Chief of Police Louis Panarese after almost a year of ongoing litigation. The suit, which was filed by Garretson in June, went after the council for passing a resolution to reinstate Panarese, overturning Garretson’s […]

Clark community comes together to support family

CLARK, NJ — The Clark community is showing its support for the Nelson family after their daughter, Caitlin, a junior at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, died three days after choking during a Greek Life pancake eating contest at the college on March 30. The school is located in Fairfield, Conn. According to Fairfield police, nursing […]

ALJ faculty vs. students basketball game raises funds

ALJ faculty vs. students basketball game raises funds

CLARK, NJ — On Wednesday, March 29, it was students vs. faculty on the basketball court at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark during a March Madness event hosted by the Key Club and Student Movement Against Cancer. Proceeds from the event will benefit RWJ Hospital. Friends and family of the late Tyler Collins, a […]

Rahway recreation supervisor named Employee of the Year

Rahway recreation supervisor named Employee of the Year

RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway Recreation Supervisor Anthony Diege Jr. has been named Employee of the Year by the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association. The announcement was made on March 7 at the NJRPA annual awards banquet in Atlantic City. Diege began his career with Rahway Recreation Center 15 years ago. “My home base is Rahway […]

4 Elizabeth BOE members violated state ethics rules

ELIZABETH, NJ — A judge has determined that four members of the Elizabeth Board of Education violated state ethics rules when they voted to give a city councilman a job in the district. Elizabeth BOE members Maria Carvalho, Stanley Neron, Daniel Nina, and Jose Rodriguez have been censured by the state’s School Ethics Commission after a […]

Rotary Club of Elizabeth to celebrate centennial anniversary

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Rotary Club of Elizabeth is gearing up for its centennial celebration, as the club celebrates 100 years of “service before self” to the Greater Elizabeth community. The gala event will be held on April 21 at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel. Founded on April 1, 1917, the Elizabeth Rotary Club is part […]

Union County summit addresses home affordability

Union County summit addresses home affordability

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In an effort to make New Jersey an economically thriving and affordable state, Union County civic, faith-based and nonprofit leaders and residents gathered together for a summit to discuss the issue of affordable housing. The Union County Housing Summit to Build a Thriving New Jersey was held on March 29 at the […]