Rahway track and field teams excel at state relays

Boys' and girls' produce impressive performances

At the State Relay Championships held at the Bennett Center in Toms River Jan. 13, both Rahway  track and field squads turned in outstanding performances during elite competition held in Ocean County. The boys’ performed well enough to place a strong third in the team standings. The Indians took second place in both the shuttle hurdle […]

Young Scholars

The students were recently awarded the 2012-13 Navin Bros. Food Service Scholarship at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains. Navin Bros., Inc. oversees all food service operations at Union Catholic High School as well as at schools throughout the New York tri-state area. The scholarship was established in memory of Mary Ellen Swinden, a […]

Union County week of January 17th

OBITUARIES • ALLEN — Doris M., nee Poznanski, of Clark; Jan. 4. Homemaker and avid bowler. • ANDREWS — Linda Faye, of Elizabeth; Jan. 2. Retired, great-grandmother of six. • ARCHER — Dorothy “Dody,” of Mountainside; Jan. 6. Westfield church elder, 96. • BARSANTI — Frederick Joseph, of Union; Jan. 9. Retired from US Postal […]

Susan Margel

   Susan Margel, née Bondra, born in Roselle Park, NJ on January 3, 1921 to Michael Bondra and Mary Prybulick.  Following a brief illness, Susan died peacefully at Riderwood Village in Silver Spring (MD) in the company of her family on the evening of Thursday, January 10th, 2013, just a week past her 92nd birthday. […]

Roselle Catholic basketball players Quinn, Franklin honored

Roselle Catholic’s Ryan Quinn and Danielle Franklin were honored at halftime of their respective team’s game at the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC) basketball festival presented by Investors Bank at Kean University the first weekend of January. Each participating school in the SFIC festival, which celebrated its 10th Anniversary, nominated a basketball player who’s […]

New Jersey Opens First State-Owned ATV Park

 TRENTON – The State of New Jersey on Sunday, Jan. 13 will hold a special public preview to mark the opening of the first state-owned all-terrain vehicle park, a mostly wooded tract in Woodbine, Cape May County, that once served as a sand mine and later as a private motocross track. The Christie Administration is inviting […]

Practice what you preach

In a day and age when the head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI, has his own 21st century pulpit, a Twitter feed, why is it so difficult for the Archbishop of Newark to grant an audience to a local community that is so clearly devoted to their parish, and more importantly, to […]

Youth orchestra dedicates show to longtime supporter

The two principal orchestras of New Jersey Youth Symphony, Youth Symphony and Youth Orchestra, will perform on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. at Union County Performing Arts Center located at 1601 Irving St. in Rahway. Tickets to the concert are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors and can be purchased in […]

Union County week of January 10th

• ALBERTS — John, of Cranford; Dec. 24. Retired Union County Corrections officer. • BEAN — Edward N. Sr., of Linden; Dec. 31. Lifelong resident and business owner. • BEIM — Edna, of Union. Member of the Sisterhood at Temple Israel. • BEIRNE — Teresa V., of Elizabeth, Dec. 29. Nurse, mother, was 101 years […]

Defending league champion Summit Hilltoppers lead UCIHL standings as of Jan. 4

Westfield is only team without a league loss

UNION COUNTY ICE HOCKEY LEAGUE 2012-2013 STANDINGS AND OVERALL RECORDS AS OF JAN. 4:   Summit Hilltoppers (3-1-0, 6 points), 4-1 overall   Westfield Blue Devils (2-0-0, 4 points), 4-2-1 overall   Johnson Crusaders (2-1-0, 4 points), 2-4-1 overall   Gov. Livingston Highlanders (1-1-0, 2 points), 4-6-0 overall   Cranford Cougars (1-1-0, 2 points), 2-1-1 overall   […]