Waiting for the fun to start

UNION COUNTY — A group of young girls donning festive garb sit on a hill and wait for the start of the Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade featured many organizations, including bagpipers, marching bands and much more.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

UNION COUNTY — The 18th annual Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Saturday, March 15, to the beats of many different drums and the tunes of many different bagpipes. Robert E. Jeans Sr. of Kenilworth, a decorated Vietnam veteran and retired Kenilworth Police Department lieutenant served as the 2014 grand marshal.

County St. Pat’s Day Parade steps off on March 15

UNION COUNTY — Seventeen years after the first Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 15, at 1 p.m. sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. This year’s Grand Marshal, Robert E. Jeans Sr. of Kenilworth, will […]

Hats off!

LINDEN — School No. 5 in Linden celebrates ‘Read Across America’ with crazy hat day. Back row, from left: Teachers Jayme Perezluha, Nanci Koblaryz and Katiusca Schoenfelder, Librarian Janice Harvey, and Acting Principal Michelle Rodriguez. Front row: Students Christina DaVilme, Samantha Roman, Samantha Vasquez, Kiara Jorge, and Nazir Mack.

Hell Holes

Hell Holes

UNION COUNTY— The roads are pock-marked and ravaged all over Union County with devastating potholes. Some towns started temporarily filling the holes, but all will need to address the situation more long-term once the weather warms up. To report major potholes on county roads, visit www.ucnj.org or call 908-789-3660.

New program at the Trailside Nature and Science Center

The ground may currently be covered in snow, but it’s not too early to plan ahead for the great thaw that is sure to come. The county is now offering a program at the Trailside Nature and Science Center to help communities build gardens for schools and youth groups. It will be held Feb. 22.

Scary Monsters

UNION — Many towns in Union County saw more than eight inches of snow fall on Monday, and even more overnight into the early morning hours of Wednesday. Forecasters are calling for more snow, with the threat of a possible blizzard on the horizon for this weekend.

Having a very ice day

Having a very ice day

CLARK — Clark Recreation held its annual Family Skate Night at Warinanco Park Skating Rink on Saturday, Jan. 18. Over 300 residents took to the ice for the annual event. The ALJ hockey team was on hand to help out with the amateur skaters. Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo was pleased with the event and stated […]

It all adds up

RAHWAY — Brian Alicea, Saiorse O’Hara, Kevin Quain, Domonic Innocent, Judy Nguyen, Marlynn Dorielan, and Nicole Moncada recently demonstrated their fine multiplication math skills in Mrs. Prakapas’s fourth grade class at Roosevelt School in Rahway.

Wearing their hearts on their sleeves

LINDEN — The Linden Public School No. 10 PTA is selling T-shirts as a fundraiser to assist Kim Marie Kefalas, a third-grade teacher, who is battling breast cancer. If anyone is interested in purchasing a T-shirt, they can contact Maureen Majewski at mmajewski@linden.k12.nj.us or call School No. 10 at 908-486-2043.

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