From the heart

RAHWAY, NJ — Staff from Roosevelt School in Rahway showed their support for the American Heart Association’s National ‘Wear Red’ campaign Day on Feb. 6. The day is part of a national movement to end heart disease and stroke in women.

Trailside nature center has February events planned

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation offer special programming at Trailside Nature & Science Center during the Presidents’ Day weekend, Feb. 13 to 16. • Sunday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m.: Disney’s sing-along version of “Frozen” will be shown outdoors on the big screen. […]

Movin’ on up

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden Fire Department held a Promotional Ceremony on Jan. 30. Before a crowd of family, friends, coworkers and Linden dignitaries, Provisional Fire Chief Joseph Dooley, right, welcomed Michael Hreha promoted to the rank of deputy chief, Anthony Principato promoted to the rank of captain, and Brian Pericone and John Principato both promoted […]

Science champs!

CLARK, NJ — Science teams from Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark captured first place honors in Biology I, Biology II, Chemistry and Physics. The competition, held at Cranford High School, is the first of four science league competitions. In addition to Mother Seton Regional High School, district competitors included Arthur L. Johnson High […]

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 […]

Commuter’s nightmare

UNION — A minivan takes it slow on Stuyvesant Avenue in Union as snow begins to blanket the heavily traveled street. Driving was a difficult process on Tuesday as snowfall accumulated significantly for the first time in the new year. Many commuters may have felt the sting of the winter weather on their way to work, […]

Santa Claus came to town

CLARK — On Nov. 30, Clark Township celebrated Mayor Bonaccorso’s 15th Annual Breakfast with Santa. Families were able to enjoy a buffet breakfast, and take photos with Santa. Later on in the day, residents were welcomed at Town Hall to continue the holiday celebrations with the 11th Annual Winter Festival. Residents were able to witness the […]

Happy holidays!

UNION COUNTY — Union County Freeholder Angel G. Estrada joined Santa at the Union County tree and Menorah lighting celebration during the 31st annual Holiday Nature Craft Show at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside.

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 for the complete gallery.

The British are coming….again!

UNION — British and Hessian troops marched into Union last weekend as part of a re-enactment sponsored by the Union Historical Society. Fear not … The New Jersey Militia stood up to their advance. To learn more about the event, see inside. The complete gallery of photos can be viewed at:

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