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 or call School No. 10 at 908-486-2043.


CLARK — Matthew L. and Nick P., students in Christine Cemelli’s third grade class at Frank K. Hehnly in Clark, play Everyday Math Games.  Students practice their multiplication facts by playing Baseball Multiplication during math class. ‘The class was able to play games and practice their math fact in a fun and relaxed way,’ said […]

Epic Battle continues in Rahway

RAHWAY — The Snow Miser and the Heat Miser have certainly been at odds lately. Just when residents thought they might have a white Christmas, the Heat Miser jumped in as temperatures reached record highs in some areas across the county. The snow is nearly all but gone, and despite the best efforts of the […]

Santa Claus came to town

Santa Claus came to town

LINDEN — Linden School No. 9 second-grader Collins Efobi flashes a big smile as he visits with Santa. School No. 9 had the school’s annual holiday shop. This was a wonderful holiday celebration that is always a favorite to share with the families of the school. The students rang in the season as they found […]

Union ushers in the holiday season

Union ushers in the holiday season

By Maryum Tucker, Correspondent UNION — Union held its 30th annual holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 8, at the municipal building lawn on Morris Avenue in a celebration that kicked off the holiday season and showed appreciation for the children and families of Union. Director of Recreation for Union, Matty Magliacano, used […]

A stately visit

CLARK — Fourth graders from the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark traveled to Trenton this last week for a visit to the New Jersey Statehouse. The statehouse field trip, an application of the fourth grade social studies curriculum of New Jersey, was a very special one for the students and their teachers. Instead of the […]

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