When quality candidates debate

Left Out By frank Capece Sylvia Weisbrot as usual had the best seat in Union on Monday evening. As an official time keeper for the League of Women Voters local debates over the past thirty years, the Linden resident has performed the very necessary task of keeping time and waving the different colored cards to […]

Who is your candidate and what does he do?

Reporter’s Notebook By Cheryl Hehl As the election draws closer and voters throughout the county prepare to cast their ballots for candidates running for vacant seats, there is one burning question on my mind: Who are these guys anyway? While I hate to reduce any election to the level it appears to be getting at, […]

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team will be visiting Clark School District Friday

On Friday the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team will be visiting the Clark School District. The team will be spending time at numerous schools and ending the day with a soccer exhibition against the Crusaders at Johnson High School. Anti-Bullying/Character Education Kick-Off Assemblies will also take place Friday. Assemblies will be held at Valley Road School at […]

Union County Tournaments continue this weekend at Kean and Johnson

Boys' soccer, girls' volleyball finals Friday; Girls' soccer semifinals Saturday and field hockey finals Sunday

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS   BOYS’ SOCCER FINAL Friday, Oct. 26 At Kean University 3-Gov. Livingston vs. 1-Scotch Plains, 7:30 p.m.   GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL FINALS Friday, Oct. 26 At Kean University JV: 7-Elizabeth vs. 5-Roselle Catholic, 6 p.m. Varsity: 2-Roselle Catholic vs. 1-Westfield, 7:30 p.m.   FIELD HOCKEY FINALS Sunday, Oct. 28 At Kean University JV: […]

Union County week of Oct. 25th

ARENA — Estelle “Stella,” of Mountainside; Oct. 14. Mother of Westfield councilman. BECKER — Vida “Jackie,” formerly of Summit; Oct. 21. Was registered nurse for infants. BIALAS — John F., of Roselle Park; Oct. 15. Retired Roselle Park police chief. BIEBER STEIN-ROSEN — Violet, of Springfield; Oct. 17. Was former deaf education teacher. BITTNER — […]

Looks like 10 Union County football teams are playoff bound; Linden also still alive despite 1-5 record

Next weekend's schedule, picks, this past weekend's results, JR's newTop 10 here

UNION COUNTY FOOTBALL TEAMS ALREADY PLAYOFF BOUND STILL WITH TWO WEEKENDS TO GO   NORTH 2, GROUP 5: Elizabeth, Union   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Scotch Plains   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: Summit, Cranford, Rahway   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: New Providence, Roselle Park, Dayton (It will help Roselle Park and Dayton if Secaucus loses […]

UCT girls’ volleyball continues with Tuesday’s semifinals at Johnson

It will be Union Catholic vs. Roselle Catholic and then Kent Place vs. Westfield

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEMIFINALS TUESDAY, OCT. 23 AT JOHNSON HIGH SCHOOL 3-Union Catholic vs. 2-Roselle Catholic, 5:30 p.m. 4-Kent Place vs. 1-Westfield, 7 p.m. FINALS FRIDAY, OCT. 26 AT KEAN UNIVERSITY’S HARWOOD ARENA JV: 6 p.m. Varsity: 7:30 p.m.   JUNIOR VARSITY SEMIFINALS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24 At TBA 7-Elizabeth vs. 3-Union Catholic 5-Roselle […]

Union County Conference boys’, girls’ basketball new division alignments here

Set for the next 2 seasons

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS’ BASKETBALL division alignments for 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 seasons   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools) Plainfield Elizabeth The Patrick School Roselle Catholic Linden Union   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (8 schools) Rahway Gov. Livingston Westfield Scotch Plains Union Catholic St. Mary’s, Elizabeth Roselle Cranford   VALLEY DIVISION (8 schools) Hillside Summit Dayton Johnson New Providence […]

John A. Schickram

John A. Schickram, 73, of Millville died on October 18, 2012 in the SJ Healthcare Hospice Unit in Bridgeton, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ, Mr. Schickram was a retired telephone repairman, working for Bell for over 35 years. John was a member of the American Legion Nabb Leslie Post #82, Millville Elks Lodge #580, Millville […]