UCT lacrosse championship games are Saturday at Johnson High’s Nolan Field; Both top seeds are defending champion Summit squads

Hilltoppers have won most county crowns

The Union County Tournament boys’ and girls’ lacrosse tournaments will wrap Saturday at Johnson’s Nolan Field in Clark with the championship games. The girls’ game scheduled to commence at 5 p.m. includes second-seeded Oak Knoll vs. top-seeded and four-time defending champion Summit. The boys’ game, with a 7:30 p.m. start, includes second-seeded Westfield vs. top-seeded and […]

Despite heavy rain in forecast, UCT softball semifinals still on for Saturday at Kean; 4-Johnson vs. 1-Westfield at noon and 3-New Providence vs. 2-GL at 2 p.m.

Top 4 seeds all made it; Championship game is May 18 at 2 p.m. at Kean

The 38th annual softball Union County Tournament – despite heavy rain in the forecast – will continue Saturday at Kean Universiity’s Cougar Field in Union. The semifinals include fourth-seeded Johnson vs. top-seeded Westfield at noon, followed by third-seeded New Providence vs. second-seeded and two-time defending champion Gov. Livingston at 2 p.m. The top four seeds […]

Two green thumbs up

Master Gardener Larry Dzieskowski, left, came right to the point with a group of Master Gardener interns during the group’s spring tour and clean-up visit to the Master Gardeners’ Trailside Demonstration Gardens on April 2, New Class Day. Sharing his gardening expertise, he described some of the unusual, beautiful, and soon-to-be returning plants in the […]

Spring Cleaning

WESTFIELD — Several sales associates from the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Westfield West office cleaned up the gardens at the Westfield 9-11 Memorial and planted flowers donated by the Downtown Westfield Corporation on Thursday, April 25, as part of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey’s regional ‘Cares Days’ event.

Union County week of May 9th

• ANTONUCCI-SCIROTTO — Edith R., nee Maiorelli, of Roselle Park; May 1. Was 78. • BELLEW — Leo J., of Elizabeth; May 2. Marine Corps vet, Elizabeth fire captain, 82. • BOLDEN — Marvin D., of Roselle; April 28. Korean War vet, General Motors retiree. • BRYANT — Yvonne Marie, of Linden; April 26. Social […]

UCT softball quarterfinal matchups set for Friday at 4 p.m.

It will be Brearley at Johnson, Cranford at Westfield, Elizabeth at New Providence and Roselle Park at Gov. Livingston

The 38th annual softball Union County Tournament continues Friday with four quarterfinal games scheduled to start at 4 p.m. at the higher seeds: Here are the matchups: QUARTERFINALS: Friday, May 10, 4 p.m. TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 12-Brearley at 4-Johnson 9-Cranford at 1-Westfield BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 6-Elizabeth at 3-New Providence 7-Roselle Park […]

Fun and games, for a good cause

On Friday, April 26, members of the Crusader Athletic Leadership Council participated in the Clark School District’s Autism Awareness Day at the Clark Pre-School through various activities, including enjoying the multi-colored parachute. C.A.L.C. members participated in numerous events throughout the occasion that not only were enjoyable for all of the children, but also raised awareness […]

Make Like A Tree

Photo courtesy of Jim Lowney/County of Union — Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen, 2nd from right, met, from left, Teacher Chana Finver, students Andrew Fuda, Mike Reyes and Basharie Coleman and Paraprofessional Thomas McClay from the Lamberts Mill Academy in Westfield as the students learned how to properly plant and care for trees at Williams […]

Union County week of May 2nd

OBITUARIES: • BARDINO — Alphonsina, of Elizabeth; April 25. Native of Italy was 101 years old. • BIANCO — Eric Louis, formerly of Linden and Roselle; April 19. Army vet, husband. • BIEKSHA — Stephanie V. “Stella,” nee Modlisewski, of Clark; April 23. She was 92. • BROWN — Janet, of Elizabeth; April 20. Lifelong […]

Johnson, Linden, New Providence road winners in Saturday’s UCT first round baseball action; 4 quarterfinals are Wednesday at higher seeds

Top-seeded Cranford remains undefeated behind standout senior lefty Williamson

Lower-seeded teams that won on the road Saturday in first round play of the 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament included 11th-seeded Johnson, 10th-seeded Linden and 13th-seeded New Providence. Johnson downed sixth-seeded Union 8-2 at Union’s Gordon LeMatty Field. Union reached the final last year for the first time since 1993, defeating top-seeded and two-time […]