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Come and Enjoy the Best Model Train Display in Union County -- And Beyond!

June 17, 2021

The Union County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the reopening of The Model Railroad Club, Inc. on Saturday, June 12. The exhibit will be open to the public every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located at 295 Jefferson Avenue in Union Township. 

“The Board of County Commissioners is excited to bring this family ...

New Jersey Date Night: Enjoy the Fireworks

June 21, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There's nothing better than sharing a blanket with your love as you gaze at the New Jersey sky. With Independence Day upon us, this year we get the value added bonus of taking in the fireworks. Celebrating our country’s birthday combined with a little romance leads us to a fireworks display ...

Linden High School Celebrates Senior Athletes

LINDEN, NJ - Three Linden High School seniors have been honored for their outstanding achievements in the classroom and on the playing field.

Mackenzie Barrett, a captain and standout defender on their girls soccer team, has been chosen as a scholar athlete of the year by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association.

Landy Garcia, a member of the swimming team, and Annika ...

'So Many New Faces' at the North Jersey Pride Picnic

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Hundreds of individuals, couples and families spread out across Memorial Park last Sunday to celebrate Pride Month together. It was sponsored by North Jersey Pride, whose mission is “promote equality, celebrate family and support LGBTQ youth through fun and educational events.”

C.J. Prince, executive director as well as a South Orange resident, and a team ...

Scotch Plains Honors Judge Zahid Quarishi at Township Council Meeting

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Township Council at its meeting held Tuesday, June 15, honored Zahid Quarishi, a 1993 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School of Pakistani descent who has been named the first Muslim American federal district court judge in the United States. 

President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Quraishi to serve in the role, and his ...

Behind the Tradition: All About the Jersey Shore’s Famous Salt Water Taffy

NEW JERSEY — When you think of the Jersey Shore, what comes to mind? Boardwalks? Beaches? How about salt water taffy?

The bite-sized candy has a history that stretches as long as the Atlantic City boardwalk itself.

Salt water taffy was introduced on the AC Boardwalk in the 1880s and became known as the first Atlantic City souvenir, according to AtlanticCityNJ.com. Having been ...

Authorities Identify Two Men Killed in Violent Multi-Vehicle Crash in Linden

LINDEN, NJ - Authorities have identified the two men who were killed in Tuesday night's fatal crash on Route 1 in Linden.

Two brothers, Manuel Green, 22, and Clarence Green, 15 of Newark were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

According to Linden Police, a BMW sedan was heading north when it slammed into a Mazda sedan making a U-turn from I-278. The Mazda then hit a ...