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HILLSIDE — A group masquerading as concerned taxpayers of Hillside picketed in front of Union County Improvement Authority Executive Director Charlotte DeFilippo’s house last week, chanting and carrying signs protesting that she will be paid $600 a day until Aug. 1. Less than 15 picketers ended up walking back and forth in front of and […]
CLARK — Clark recreation is currently running it’s Spring into Volleyball program. Candice Sot, far left, volunteers her time to coach Clark girls and boys in grades 4-8. The six week program has become extremely popular since Candice began the program five years ago. For more information about all the programs offered, call the Recreation […]
LINDEN — Linden High School Spanish III Honors students collaborated and prepared chicken fajitas commemorating Cinco de Mayo festivities, and a typical Mexican Fiesta, singing ‘Cielito Lindo,’ ‘De Colores,’ and ‘Primavera’ by artist Carlos Santana. From left: Kelly Matuszewski, Nigel Sydney, Rocio Horzepa, Michael Barbosa, Tainiz Polanco, and Ignacio Menyou.
LINDEN — At Linden School No.10 Catherine Reilly’s third grade art classes students learned how to create folded tissue paper flowers. The students in the picture are from Lori DeMarzo’s class and they created beautiful bouquets of flowers to celebrate Mother’s Day.
WESTFIELD — Several sales associates from the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Westfield West office cleaned up the gardens at the Westfield 9-11 Memorial and planted flowers donated by the Downtown Westfield Corporation on Thursday, April 25, as part of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey’s regional ‘Cares Days’ event.
On Friday, April 26, members of the Crusader Athletic Leadership Council participated in the Clark School District’s Autism Awareness Day at the Clark Pre-School through various activities, including enjoying the multi-colored parachute. C.A.L.C. members participated in numerous events throughout the occasion that not only were enjoyable for all of the children, but also raised awareness […]
Photo courtesy of Jim Lowney/County of Union — Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen, 2nd from right, met, from left, Teacher Chana Finver, students Andrew Fuda, Mike Reyes and Basharie Coleman and Paraprofessional Thomas McClay from the Lamberts Mill Academy in Westfield as the students learned how to properly plant and care for trees at Williams […]
UNION COUNTY — The New Jersey Local Finance Board chairman blasted Union County Democratic Chairwoman Charlotte DeFilippo for the “outrageous” $160,000-a-year salary she draws as head of the Union County Improvement Authority. Chairman Tom Neff’s harsh words about DeFilippo came when the UCIA legal counsel, Jonathan Williams, appeared before the Local Finance Board asking for approval […]
SUMMIT — Tuesday the common council will hold a final reading and public hearing for the 2013 $42.4 million budget, which called for a $9.25 increase on the average home assessed at $410,000. The municipal portion of a taxpayer’s bill is just one part of a three part bill which also includes school and county […]
LINDEN — On Wed, March 27, Cadet/Petty Officer Cristian Checo was promoted to the prestigious rank of Cadet/Chief Petty Officer of the Linden High School NJROTC. Naval Science Instructor Chief Petty Officer Mark Velez, USN (Ret.), pins the CPO collar device on the unit’s newest Chief.