Union County week of June 20th

OBITUARIES: • ALDERMAN — Richard Harold, formerly of New Providence; June 8. Father, 84. • ANDERSON — Anna L., of Clark; June 9. Bookkeeper, beloved wife, grandmother. • BAZYDLO — Edward J., of Linden; June 5. Survived by his wife of 20 years. • CASTILLO — Luis, of Rahway; June 5. Survived by many friends […]

‘Brain bowlers’

RAHWAY — From left: Brian Alicea, Izabella Komperda, Lola Wong, Darryl Ansah, Jayson Echavarria, Jazshua Andes, Lourdes Torres, and Nicole Moncada, 3rd-grade gifted and talented students from Roosevelt School in Rahway, attended the Union County Brain Bowl on May 30. This convocation was sponsored by the Union County Gifted and Talented Association. After teams were formed, […]

Big Swing

CLARK — Candice Sot hits one into the outfield during Clark Recreation’s recently started 10-week women’s softball league. This noncompetitive league has fun playing softball once a week at the recreation  center. Clark Recreation also recently completed its three week Field Hockey Clinic held at the high school on Sunday mornings. Varsity Field Hockey Coach […]

Congrats !!

ELIZABETH — Members of the Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, Class of 2013, sang an inspirational Gospel song at the conclusion of commencement exercises in Holy Spirit Church in Union on June 1. The school held commencement ceremonies for its 98th graduating class with members of the Class of 2013 winning numerous academic awards and scholarships […]

Union County week of June 13th

OBITUARIES: • ADELMAN — Emily, formerly of Hillside; May 30. Sisterhood of Temple Sinai member. • ARANEO — John M., of Elizabeth; June 2. Anthony Araneo Disposal co-owner, veteran. • BABINEC — Helen Rostkowski, of Clark, formerly of Linden; June 3. Seamstress, wife. • BALSAMO — Nicolina F., formerly of Summit; June 4. HS reunion […]

Irene Whitten

Irene Whitten (Wyszynski), 90, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2013 in Union, NJ.  Irene was a long-time resident of Union, having lived there for 55 years.  She was a member of St. Michael’s Parish for 55 years, St. Michael’s Senior’s Group, and a member of the Union Township Seniors (Monday group).  She also worked […]

Cranford, Westfield baseball now playing Sunday at later times; Cougars are 12:30 p.m. at Toms River East and Blue Devils 3:30 p.m. at Toms River North

Because of heavy rain that began Thursday and is expected to continue past Friday night, Saturday’s state champi0nship baseball games involving Cranford and Westfield have been moved to Sunday at Toms River East High School and Toms River North High School in Toms River. Cranford will play Burlington Township in the Group 3 final at 12:30 […]

On the move

The Kenilworth Historical Society has owned the Oswald J. Nitschke House since 2003, when the then-threatened building was donated to the Historical Society by Dr. Jerome Forman and was moved to land acquired with the help of the Kenilworth Veterans Center and a New Jersey DEP Green Acres grant. The Historical Society has since raised […]

State champion Summit, Oak Knoll girls’ lacrosse teams see seasons end in TOC

The Summit and Oak Knoll girls’ lacrosse teams saw their outstanding 2013 state championship seasons conclude Wednesday in the Tournament of Champions semifinals at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. It was third-seeded Summit, the Group 2 champion, falling to second-seeded Shawnee (19-2), the Group 4 champ, 13-12 in overtime in the first semfinal. Then top-ranked […]

Standout Union sophomore track and field performer Bisiolu places in two girls’ MOC events; 2nd in 200, 3rd in 400

Cranford's Grant and Hunter third and fourth in triple jump; Rahway and Roselle among Top 6 teams in boys' 1,600-meter relay

Standout Union sophomore track and field performer Haisha Bisiolu excelled in another Meet of Champions event Wednesday at Frank Jost Field in South Plainfield. The Union County indoor track athlete of the year as chosen by The Star-Ledger, Bisolu placed second in one girls’ event and third in another. Bisiolu was second in the 100-meter dash in 12.12 […]