‘The Neighborhood’ delights audiences in Summit

Years ago, there was Molly Goldberg’s neighborhood, a radio show about a New York apartment house where everyone visited by leaning outside the windows to converse; then there was “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood,” which still may be visited on reruns; and there still is — the neighborhood of “Sesame Street.” Now, we have “The Neighborhood,” an […]

‘A Chorus Line’ still delivers the goods at Paper Mill Playhouse

The highly sparked energy that emanated from the stage Sunday afternoon at the Paper Mill Playhouse inMillburnappeared to electrify every member of the completely filled audience from the very moment the curtain went up on “A Chorus Line.” Seventeen young people pounded the stage, dancing their hearts out, and it was much more than “One […]

Union County Conference baseball divisions altered for 2013 season

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL REALIGNED AGAIN The following is the new Union County Conference alignment for the 2013 baseball season – revised Oct. 7 – that will commence at the end of March:   WATCHUNG DIVISION (7 schools) Governor Livingston Elizabeth Cranford Union Westfield Scotch Plains Linden *Linden moved back in and Union Catholic out. […]

A peek behind the curtain

Left Out By frank capece When Summit Councilman Tom Getzendanner spoke at last week’s meeting of the Union County Freeholders, pressing for studying a merger of the County Police with the Sheriff’s department, he became part of a diverse group who are giving a closer scrutiny to the budgets and operation of law enforcement. Getzendanner […]

Union County Tournaments beginning to gain ground in boys’ soccer, girls’ soccer, field hockey, girls’ volleyball and cross country

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS    BOYS’ SOCCER QUARTERFINALS SATURDAY, OCT. 13 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 8-Brearley at 1-Scotch Plains, 2 p.m. 5-Summit at 4-Elizabeth, 4 p.m. BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 7-Cranford at 2-Westfield, 9 a.m. 11-Union at 3-Gov. Livingston, 10 a.m.   SEMIFINALS SUNDAY, Oct. 21 at Kean University 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. […]

RC girls’ soccer team will wear pink socks for Thursday’s game vs. Benedictine

In support of Breast Cancer Month

ROSELLE – The Roselle Catholic girls’ soccer team will look a little different for its game against Benedictine on Oct. 11. On the same date the RC volleyball team will host Bishop Ahr in its annual “Spike Breast Cancer” event, the Lions’ soccer players will wear pink socks for its match against Benedictine Academy on […]

Fifth annual ‘Spike Breast Cancer’ event set for Thursday night at Roselle Catholic

Lions will host Bishop Ahr on an evening filled with pink

ROSELLE – In one of the highlights of Roselle Catholic High School’s fall sports schedule, the RC volleyball program will host its Fifth Annual “Spike Breast Cancer” event in The Lions’ Den on Thursday, Oct. 11 against traditional foe Bishop George Ahr High School from Edison. “This game is so special because of all the […]

Roselle Catholic students receive positive message from guest speaker at freshman orientation

DiCrescenzo, a Columbia University Hall of Famer, is nationally ranked steeplechase, cross country runner

ROSELLE – “Hey there, Delilah” is what Roselle Catholic High School students enjoyed an opportunity to say or sing when professional runner Delilah DiCrescenzo made a recent appearance in The Lions’Den. DiCrescenzo, a Columbia University Hall of Famer, spoke to students as part of Roselle Catholic’s annual freshman orientation program on Sept. 27. In addition […]

NJYS to give concert at Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights

Faculty members of Wharton Music Center and New Jersey Youth Symphony will perform a variety of genres in concert on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. at Wharton Music Center located at 60 Locust Ave. in Berkeley Heights. Music ranging from classical to jazz to blues includes performances of a piano quartet, flutes and piano, […]

The talk on Skyline Drive

Left Out By Frank Capece Mike Altmann picked the border street of Skyline Drive in Clark to walk on Sunday, spreading his message that a change in local government is needed. A Democratic challenger for one of three councilman-at-large seats he is trying to unseat a long standing Republican majority. He knew it wouldn’t be […]