Happy Fourth of July

RAHWAY, NJ  — Rahway resident Farah and her patriotic pal Buster couldn’t wait to join in the holiday festivities that were happening all across Union County last weekend.

Snow daze

RAHWAY, NJ  — In downtown Rahway, a solitary figure braves the winter weather that hit the county over the weekend, including several inches of snow and plummeting temperatures.c

Send in the plows

UNION, NJ — In the Five Points section of Union, a plow truck driver does his best to keep the streets clear during the blizzard that never happened. Despite many weather experts preparing residents for a worst case scenario of multiple feet of the white stuff, most parts of Union County saw less than 10 inches […]

Touch of grey

UNION COUNTY  — Hillbilly Bob and The Bag ‘O Bones Band played throughout the night at the annual Galloping Hill Cruisers Club Halloween car show in Union. For more pictures, see inside, or visit www.old.unionnewsdaily.com for the complete gallery.

I’m a believer! The Monkees rock NJPAC

Pop-rock pioneers take a fresh trip down memory lane

Call it a harbinger of happiness or maybe just a nice omen, but when I and thousands of other true believers descended upon NJPAC last Saturday night to discover the 1966 Monkeemobile parked out front of Prudential Hall, we collectively sensed that a very special evening was in store for us. The Monkees were back […]

The Monkees are coming to town

Singer Micky Dolenz reflects upon a lifetime of Monkee business

The year is 2014 and The Monkees are returning to New Jersey. The legendary pop-rock pioneers of the music-television format will be back in the Garden State with a highly anticipated stop at NJPAC on May 24. Originally conceived by Hollywood producers in the mid-1960s as an unabashed way of capitalizing on the staggering success […]

Finding ‘NEMO’ in Rahway

Last week’s snowstorm, dubbed ‘Winter Storm Nemo,’ created a frenzy of outdoor activity in Rahway where many local residents visited Milton Lake Park for plenty of sledding.

Tony Bennett captivates sold-out NJPAC audience

NEWARK — “Ladies and gentlemen … welcome to the Tony Bennett Show!” declared the announcer. To hear those words spoken live and aloud in 2013 is nothing short of a minor miracle and a major blessing. Sinatra. Martin. Presley. Como. Williams. Crosby. All of these men were singular talents possessing incomparable voices who have long since […]

A conversation with William Shatner

Entertainment icon brings his ‘World’ tour to NJPAC on Sunday

It was with a bizarre mixture of sheer delight and utter terror that I made the phone call to William Shatner on Monday night. And the thought of conducting a one-on-one interview with my childhood hero was starting to get the better of me. Kathleen, his amiable assistant, promised me that the Hollywood institution would […]

Shatner rocks his own ‘World’ at NJPAC show

Versatile actor stands triumphant in his one-man performance

Look up the word “restraint” in any dictionary and there is little chance you will find a picture of William Shatner.  And that is a very good thing. The same drive and exuberance that has propelled the actor, singer and entrepreneur through one of the longest and quirkiest careers in Hollywood was on full display at Sunday […]