B’nai B’rith Honors Investors Bank

More than 130 men and women recently joined in honoring Investors Bank and its management at the Springfield B’nai B’rith lodge’s 57th annual dinner-dance at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield, for the bank’s dedication to the communities it serves. Kevin Cummings, the bank’s president and chief executive officer accepted the lodge’s prestigious B’nai B’rith International Citizenship […]

Cranford readies for National Night Out set for Aug. 6

CRANFORD — The Cranford Police Department will be participating in the 30th annual National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. near the Township Gazebo at the intersection of North Union and Springfield avenues. This free nationwide event is designed to promote crime prevention awareness and allows the public to […]

James A Melchionna Sr.

James A Melchionna Sr, “Jimmy The Barber” 74, of Pahrump, Nevada, formerly of Linden, NJ passed away on July 13, 2013. He leaves behind his wife Joyce. James  was a barber in Tremley Point, NJ before he moved to NV. James is survived by his 3 children, James (Laurie), Jeffry (Flora), and John (Andrea); his […]

Parks and Rec

CLARK — The Clark summer recreation camp program is in full swing with daily activities for children of all ages. With over 1,000 registered kids, and hundreds turning out daily for water fights, athletics, crafts and more, there is plenty in store for young residents for the remainder of the summer.

Union County week of July 25th

OBITUARIES: • ALMEIDA – Manuel B., of Elizabeth; July 11. Computer specialist, usher, husband. • BALZER – Ginger Louise, of Kenilworth; June 30. Devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt. • BLANK – Nancy R., nee Reeve, formerly of Summit; July 4. Wife and, mother, 82. • BOOKER – Ida Jane, of Elizabeth; July 1. Leaves behind […]

Union County high school football schedules for upcoming 2013 season here; Scrimmage schedules also included

With July soon to turn into August, it’s time to start thinking high school football. Below are the high school schedules for all 17 Union County football playing schools. The season will commence on Thursday, Sept. 12 for 15 Union County teams and Saturday, Sept. 14 for the other two. The high school season kicks of Friday, Sept. […]

Union County week of July 18th

OBITUARIES: • ARGENZIANO – Geraldine, nee O’Neill, formerly of Clark; June 29. Mother. • BALLINGER – Edith, formerly of Roselle; June 26. Roselle teacher, wife, 97. • BOSCO – Carlo Peter, of Union; July 1. WWII Navy veteran, retired machinist. • BRUNETTO – Mary Anne, nee Prato, of Scotch Plains; June 27. Wife, mother. • […]


CLARK — On May 20, 2013, The Clark Scholarship Fund presented their 2013 Scholarship Awards at a presentation held at the Knights of Columbus.  These scholarships are based on financial need, academic ability, character, and leadership. The Clark Scholarship Fund is able to present these annual scholarships through donations from local business and Clark Township […]

Grand slam

CRANFORD — Union County Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, far left, and Bette Jane Kowalski congratulate the Cranford High School Baseball Team on winning the 2013 New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association State Group 3 Championship.

Happy Independence Day !

RAHWAY — Rahway resident Farah celebrates her second Fourth of July with a patriotic neighborhood pool party. Residents all over Union County celebrated the holiday as many towns displayed fireworks, held events like soapbox derbies, and much more.