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 […]

REVISED UCT baseball first round schedule for Saturday; Roselle Catholic, Oratory Prep, Roselle Park won Thursday’s preliminary round games

Here is the REVISED 60th annual baseball Union County Tournament first round schedule for Saturday, April 27 at the higher seeds. FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 27 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET 12-Rahway at 5-Elizabeth 13-New Providence at 4-Gov. Livingston, 3 p.m. 9-Summit at 8-Union Catholic, 1 p.m. 16-Roselle Park at 1-Cranford BOTTOM SIDE OF THE […]

Union County Relays at Westfield kicks off remainder of track and field season that commences in May

UCC meets at GL, county meets at Plainfield before sectionals, groups and Meet of Champions

2013 – TRACK AND FIELD SCHEDULE FOR MAY, JUNE   UNION COUNTY RELAYS: May 2 and 3 both days 2:30 p.m. at Westfield   UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE MEETS: May 10 and 11 at 4 p.m. and 10:45 a.m. at Gov. Livingston   UNION COUNTY MEETS: May 16 and 17 both days 2 p.m. at Plainfield […]

Union County week of April 25th

OBITUARIES: • BIEN — Marcella “Sally” Butler, of New Providence; April 12. Food bank volunteer. • BLAZOUSKY — Joseph, of Linden; April 18. Lifelong resident, WWII Army vet, 93. • CARNEY — Michael T. Sr, of New Providence, formerly of Summit; April 11. Was 53. • CARRERAS — Perry Israel, of Elizabeth; April 15. Elizabeth […]

Rahway’s Atilola set to compete in this Saturday’s presitgious Penn Relays

Will continue at the next level at St. Peter's College in Jersey City

Rahway High School’s Emmanuel Atilola was selected to compete in Saturday’s Penn Relays and he also received a full tuition scholarship. Captain of Rahway’s sectional championship track and field team, Atilola will compete in the long jump at the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pa. Atilola was one of only two New Jersey athletes chosen. […]

Union County week of April 18th

OBITUARIES: • BRAME — Charlie, formerly of Rahway; April 5. Army veteran, Merck retiree, 86. • BROWNE — Kathryn T. “Kay,” nee Testa, formerly of Springfield; March 21. Was 98. • BRUCE — Lamont, of Roselle; April 2. He was 38 years old, funeral was April 8. • BRUNETTO —Joseph L., formerly of Westfield; April […]

Hail to the Chief

LINDEN — On Wed, March 27, Cadet/Petty Officer Cristian Checo was promoted to the prestigious rank of Cadet/Chief Petty Officer of the Linden High School NJROTC. Naval Science Instructor Chief Petty Officer Mark Velez, USN (Ret.), pins the CPO collar device on the unit’s newest Chief.

Union County week of April 11th

OBITUARIES: • ACKERMAN — Cal Christopher, of Springfield; April 2. Served in the Army, was 55. • BABER — Gordon R., of Mountainside; March 23. A mechanical engineer, was 71. • BALDASSARRE — Nicholas, formerly of Roselle Park and Westfield; March 27. • BELLINI — Loretta Louise, of Clark; March 29. Great-grandmother of two, 84 […]