Roselle Catholic baseball advances in Non-Public, South B; Cranford, Roselle Park reach sectional finals

Dayton will try to host New Providence again Thursday in a North 2, Group 1 quarterfinal

Ryan Sheekey delivered another strong performance on the pitcher’s mound in the state tournament Wednesday to help propel ninth-seeded Roselle Catholic past top-seeded St. Rose of Belmar 9-2 in a Non-Public, South B baseball quarterfinal in Wall Township. Roselle Catholic, which has won four in a row, will play fifth-seeded Rutgers Prep in a sectional […]

Marching orders

UNION — The Township of Union Veteran’s Alliance 2013 Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. The parade began at Stuyvesant and High avenues and there was an extended parade route in front of Connecticut Farms School, and small American flags were placed at grave markers in Tom Mahoney Military […]

A ‘Wonderful’ night

UNION — At the Galloping Hill Cruisers’ weekly car show in Union, Wonder Woman and a young car enthusiast enjoy Buster the dog’s company. The event is held every Monday night throughout the summer months at Five Points Hot Dog stand in Union, and raises money for various non-profit charities. Their schedule of car shows […]

Memorial Day at Tom Mahoney Military Park

Photo By Steve Ellmore Small American flags were placed on the grave markers at Tom Mahoney Military Park near Connecticut Farms School in Union. The annual Memorial Day parade was Monday. See inside for more pictures.

Union County week of May 30th

OBITUARIES: • AUTHENREATH — Kathleen P., nee Kelly, of Rahway; May 15. Law firm retiree, 60. • BERTOLOTTI — Peter P., of Cranford; May 19. Owned and operated Pee Bee Signs. • BLOODGOOD — Helen, nee Kurutza, of Rahway; May 19. Lifelong resident, was 95. • BOBUCKY — Paula, formerly of Union; May 20. Native […]

6 Union County softball teams still alive in state tournament competition, including Brearley, Johnson

There are six Union County softball teams still alive in state tournament competition. All will be playing on the road Tuesday. Here’s the schedule:   UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Semifinals Tuesday, May 28 3-Westfield at 2-North Hunterdon   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: Semifinals Tuesday, May 28 3-New Providence at 2-Whippany […]

Johnson baseball to play Saturday at 2 p.m. at Robbinsville in CJ, G2 quarterfinal; Updated state tourney postponement information here

The Johnson baseball team, on a season-high four-game winning streak, had its state tournament game re-scheduled for Saturday according to ALJ Athletic Director Gus Kalikas. The fifth-seeded Crusaders (15-9) are scheduled to play at fourth-seeded Robbinsville in a Central Jersey, Group 2 quarterfinal that has first pitch at 2 p.m. After a 5-5 start, Johnson […]

Baseball states Friday: Roselle Park, Roselle Catholic triumph; Elizabeth, Oratory Prep fall

Four Union County baseball teams were able to play their state tournament contests Friday, with two winning and two falling. Roselle Park, the 14th seed, won at sixth-seeded Weehawken 7-0 in a North 2, Group 1 quarterfinal. The Panthers, who captured the section in 2011, will play at either 10th-seeded Secaucus or second-seeded Ridgefield Tuesday in […]

Roselle Catholic’s record-setting track unit runs off with accolades

Sets school mark in sprint medley event with fine Union County Relays time of 3:37.5

Roselle Catholic’s record-setting sprint medley relay team ran off with plenty of accolades from the school’s annual spring athletic convocation. Mike Cianci, Tyler Tucker, Matthew Boscia and Nael Jean-Jacques set the school record of 3:37.5 at the 2013 Union County Relay Championships held at Gary Kehler Stadium in Westfield. Tucker, who ran 22.6 in the […]

Saturday’s UCT softball final postponed once more; Baseball, softball state tournament postponement information here

The 38th annual softball Union County Tournament championship game between two-time defending champion and second-seeded Governor Livingston and top-seeded Westfield – re-scheduled for Saturday at 11 a.m. at Kean University’s Cougar Field in Union – was postponed once more because of Friday’s rain and Saturday’s expected rainfall. No new date, time and site for the […]