Local nonprofit awards book scholarships to area students

Local nonprofit awards book scholarships to area students

UNION, NJ — David’s Shoes, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing gun violence within black communities and redirecting young lives, held its 13th annual book scholarship luncheon on Saturday, July 23, at the Galloping Hill Caterers in Union. Nine local young men, either already in college or college bound, received $750 each, which the nonprofit […]

Seasonal outside dining boosts morale and builds appetites

Seasonal outside dining boosts morale and builds appetites

SUMMIT, NJ — Warmer weather has again heralded in an adaptation to the pandemic lockdown that shut Summit restaurants two years ago. From now until late November, Maple Street, between Union Place and Springfield Avenue and then jumping across Springfield Avenue for a short distance, will be closed to traffic and will become an alfresco […]

Roselle woman celebrates 100 years of life

Roselle woman celebrates 100 years of life

ROSELLE, NJ — Happy birthday, Celia Reid Ringer, of Roselle, 100 years young on April 9. A century of life is a long time. To gain a little perspective on that, just ponder what history records about April 9, 1922, the day she was born. According to an internet search, that was the day that […]

UCPO, Union PD collect needed items for Ukraine

UCPO, Union PD collect needed items for Ukraine

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In response to the dire humanitarian situation caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office and the Union Police Department are collecting items needed by a refugee population pouring into Europe by the millions. This local charitable drive, begun about three weeks ago and directed by UCPO […]