It’s a great pumpkin, Charlie

UNION COUNTY— One of Union County’s younger residents, Charlie, enjoys picking the perfect pumpkin during the first days of fall. Mountainside’s Historic Restoration Committee recently held its annual fall mum and plant sale at the Historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House.

Krazy in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH — Juggler Jen Slaw invites an audience volunteer to assist with a juggling activity. The Kenilworth Public Library gave everyone a chance to celebrate their summer reading club accomplishments with their fifth annual LibraryFest event. Participants enjoyed the amazing juggling of  Slaw and much more.

Car seat check up

UNION COUNTY — From left, Union County Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak and freeholders, Vernell Wright and Linda Carter, met with Ron Esposito, from the American Automobile Association New Jersey Automobile Club, and Christine Marcantonio, from the Union County Police Department, at the child safety seat inspection station before the Union County ‘Family Fun and Flix’ drive-in […]

Foreign delegation

LINDEN — Elroy Delgado, center, a teacher at Linden High School, is teaching on Kean University’s China campus in the Elite English Program. This program is designed to immerse and help improve the English skills of the students in a short amount of time. The students learn vocabulary in context, create authentic conversations based on […]

Honoring our heroes

UNION  — Towns throughout Union County held parades and ceremonies during Memorial Day weekend to honor veterans of all wars, including a service and parade in downtown Union where young residents showed their patriotism and appreciation to all the veterans in town. Families lined the streets and dozens of local organizations marched to show support, including […]

Happy hunting

LINDEN — On Saturday April 12, the Linden Crisis Intervention Team hosted its third annual Easter Egg Hunt for developmentally disabled children in pre-K through fourth grade, held at Tiger Stadium. The event was attended by 40 children from Linden Schools and their parents. The children were treated to pictures with the Easter Bunny, popcorn, pictures […]

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.

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