Happy Independence Day !

RAHWAY — Rahway resident Farah celebrates her second Fourth of July with a patriotic neighborhood pool party. Residents all over Union County celebrated the holiday as many towns displayed fireworks, held events like soapbox derbies, and much more.

A ‘nose’ for love

KENILWORTH — ‘Cyrano deBergerac’ was recently presented by The Hudson Shakespeare Company at The Kenilworth Public Library. The program was funded by an ARTS Grant. Henry VIII will be presented on July 18 and Macbeth will be presented on Aug. 22.

Field of Dreams

LINDEN — Students walk across the field after receiving their honors and diplomas at the 103rd annual commencement of Linden High School in Tiger Stadium at the Edward R. Cooper Athletic Field on Friday, June 21.

Relay for life

CLARK — Clark UNICO came out and supported Relay for Life. Members walked all night and raised money for the great cause. UNICO Clark Chapter members: top row: Joe Manasia, Maureen Manasia, Angela Keenan, Jo Calandra, Rosanne Bowden, Dennis Bowden, President and Vice President, Ralph Bernardo and Greg Menza.

‘Brain bowlers’

RAHWAY — From left: Brian Alicea, Izabella Komperda, Lola Wong, Darryl Ansah, Jayson Echavarria, Jazshua Andes, Lourdes Torres, and Nicole Moncada, 3rd-grade gifted and talented students from Roosevelt School in Rahway, attended the Union County Brain Bowl on May 30. This convocation was sponsored by the Union County Gifted and Talented Association. After teams were formed, […]

Big Swing

CLARK — Candice Sot hits one into the outfield during Clark Recreation’s recently started 10-week women’s softball league. This noncompetitive league has fun playing softball once a week at the recreation  center. Clark Recreation also recently completed its three week Field Hockey Clinic held at the high school on Sunday mornings. Varsity Field Hockey Coach […]

Congrats !!

ELIZABETH — Members of the Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, Class of 2013, sang an inspirational Gospel song at the conclusion of commencement exercises in Holy Spirit Church in Union on June 1. The school held commencement ceremonies for its 98th graduating class with members of the Class of 2013 winning numerous academic awards and scholarships […]

For county sheriff, it’s all in the numbers

UNION COUNTY — Although his challengers think after 12 terms it is time for Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich to hand over his badge and call it a day, he begs to differ. Despite a struggling economy and tighter budgets, Froehlich said in 2012 his office maintained the certification required to stay compliant with the state. […]

Congrats!

Mother Seton Regional High School, located in Clark, held commencement exercises on May 30. The principal, Sister Regina Martin, awarded diplomas to the graduating class. The class of 2013 has achieved in excess of $13 million in academic scholarships and awards as of May 29, according to the school. In her congratulatory remarks, Sister Regina […]

Marching orders

UNION — The Township of Union Veteran’s Alliance 2013 Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. The parade began at Stuyvesant and High avenues and there was an extended parade route in front of Connecticut Farms School, and small American flags were placed at grave markers in Tom Mahoney Military […]

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