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.

School report cards vary

Some high schools have their work cut out for them following the annual report from the state

This is the second part of a series featuring high schools in Union County after the release of the annual state report cards on school districts. . UNION COUNTY — Although the state indicated that New Jersey has one of the best school systems in the nation, not every school measured up in the 2012-2013 performance […]

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.

Union County week of December 12th

OBITUARIES: • AIREL — Anna M., of Linden; Nov. 26. Western Electric retiree, was 91. • AVANTAGAIATO — Salvatore L., of Union; Nov. 28. WWII Army veteran. • BELFIORE — Richard, of Union; Nov. 30. Retired attorney, leaves a sister. • BELMONT — Robert A., of Elizabeth; Nov. 24. Owner of local funeral home. • […]

Union County week of September 5th

OBITUARIES: • ALLEN — Thomas Jr., of Elizabeth, formerly of Roselle; Aug. 22. Husband, dad. • BANGE — Austin P., of Union, formerly of Elizabeth; Aug. 28. Leaves family, 57. • BEADLE — John Steele, formerly of Cranford; Aug. 27. Owner of care home, 83. • BIBBO — Michael E., of Kenilworth, formerly of Union; […]

Freeholders urge legalizing same sex marriage

UNION COUNTY – The legal recognition of marriage between same sex couples has been a topic of heated debate for years in the United States and New Jersey. Last week, the Union County Freeholder Board took a strong stance on the issue and they could be the first county governing body to do so in the […]

Downtown living

UNION — It shouldn’t be long now before local customers are living directly above the shops in Union Center, or at least that’s the hope of township officials and developers of the various sized dwellings being built in downtown Union.

Dolores Markay Janek

She was born in Newark, NJ on January 2, 1920. Dolores married Stanley in January of 1944. After the war they returned to Irvington, NJ and had 2 children, Bruce & Linda. In 1962 she moved with her family from Irvington to Union. Dolores enjoyed a lengthy career with Victory Engineering in Union. Dolores & […]