Third graders from Clark set goals

CLARK — This past week, Ms. Guarino’s third grade class at the Frank K. Hehnly School in Clark set goals for the upcoming year. Each student created a poster with text and a self-portrait to describe their goals for the year. Goals ranged from following the “golden rule” at all times, to spending more time […]

Newark man pleads guilty to trafficking identities of 15 people

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Monday that an Essex County man pleaded guilty today to trafficking identities of 15 individuals who had applied for credit at the used car dealership where he worked. Stuart Simpson, 52, of Newark, pleaded guilty to second-degree trafficking in personal identifying information pertaining to another person […]

Newark men sentenced to 50 years apiece for robbery, carjacking in Linden

UNION COUNTY — Two Newark men have been sentenced to a combined 100 years in state prison for an attempted robbery of an off-duty police officer and a subsequent carjacking, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. Kenneth Green, 40, and Louis Adams, 42, each received a sentence of 50 years from state Superior […]

Documentaries series continues at Springfield Library

The Springfield Free Public Library will screen four more award-winning documentaries on alternate Wednesday evenings this fall. The next film will be screened on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. and is titled “Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey,” 1993, rated PG, 83 minutes. This documentary is about Leon Theremin, the inventor of the first electronic synthesizer […]

Union County week of September 19th

OBITUARIES: • ARTUSO — Karen Towers, of Scotch Plains; Aug. 29. Pastry chef, 49 years old. • BIASE — Anna A., nee Raguseo, of Clark; Sept. 8. Retired from L’Oreal, was 80. • BURKE — Kevin M., of Fanwood; Sept. 2. Merrill Lynch employee, Marine. • CAHALAN — Leo Jr., of Union; Sept. 7. Owned […]

College athletics: what families need to hear; Renkens of Recruiting Realities to speak at Johnson Monday, Sept. 23

"It's a Game... Know the Rules" is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families of student-athletes looking to get their degree and play at the college level

National keynote speaker, Jack Renkens of Recruiting Realities will bring his unique, no-nonsense presentation on college athletic recruiting to Arthur L. Johnson High School, 365 Westfield Avenue in Clark on Monday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. “It’s a Game… Know the Rules” is guaranteed to serve as a reality check for families […]

Crusader Character and Courage Club hosts Pep Rally at Johnson; Clark resident Toma inspired those in attendance as special guest speaker

For over 50 years he's brought his unparalleled experience, compassion and hope to people around the world that are in desperate need of help while their lives spin out of control

The Crusader Character and Courage Club hosted a Pep Rally Rush event on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, in the Arthur L. Johnson Lower Gym.  Fall athletes arrived in Arthur L. Johnson’s Louis Peragallo Gymnasium and began decorating for the Fall Pep Rally and dinner. Members of the CCC include both ALJ Student Athletes, parents, coaches, […]

Roselle Catholic girls’ volleyball out to fast 3-0 start; Lions topped Bloomfield, Fair Lawn, Watchung Hills

Defending Union County Tournament champions began week state-ranked

In a see-saw battle between Top 20-ranked teams, the Roselle Catholic volleyball team edged Watchung Hills 26-24 in the decisive game of its 2-1 victory on Sept. 16 in The Lions’ Den. Roselle Catholic, the defending Union County Tournament champion, entered the match ranked 19th in The Star-Ledger’s statewide poll. Watchung Hills was ranked 16th. […]

7 Roselle Catholic girls scored in Monday’s road soccer victory; Lions improved to 2-0

Johnson, Ledbetter, Whittaker, Pitts, Colicchio, Charles and Williams netted goals

Seven girls scored girls on Monday when Roselle Catholic registered an 8-0, road victory against Paterson Charter. RC, which improved to 2-0, received goals from Nia Johnson, Adia Ledbetter, Kayla Whitaker, Aliva Pitts, Michelle Collichio, Skyler Charles and Kendra Williams. Freshman Alivia Pitts scored her first two varsity goals in Roselle Catholic’s season-opening, 3-1 victory […]