Investor’s Bank to be honored

SPRINGFIELD — Investors Bank, one of the nation’s major financial institutions, will be honored by one of the nation’s major B’nai B’rith lodges on June 19 at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield, NJ. Kevin Cummings, president and chief executive officer of Investors Bancorp and Investors Bank will accept the prestigious annual International Citizenship and Civic Affairs Award […]

Active shooter drill prepares Cranford PD for the real thing

CRANFORD — At approximately 10:10 a.m. on May 21, a faux 9-1-1 call was received at Cranford Police Headquarters reporting an active shooter situation at Cranford Health, a local extended care and skilled nursing facility. Information from the caller was relayed by Communications Officer Kathleen Ditzel to police units in the field. In less than […]

5 Union County baseball teams and 1 softball squad still alive in state tournament play; Cranford baseball in another sectional final

Oak Knoll softball on road in sectional semifinal

The Cranford baseball team will seek to capture North 2, Group 3 for the second straight season and for the third time since 2010 when it hosts South Plainfield in Friday’s 4 p.m. championship game at Memorial Field.   UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Final Friday, May 31 10-Westfield at 5-North […]

Oak Knoll only Union County softball team still alive in state tournament play; Royals are next at Newark Academy

UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL SCOREBOARD AND REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Semifinal Wednesday, May 29 North Hunterdon 3, Westfield 1   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: Semifinal Wednesday, May 29 Whippany Park 7, New Providence 3 Secaucus 10, Brearley 2   CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2: Semifinal Wednesday, May 29 Robbinsville 3, Johnson 2   NON-PUBLIC, NORTH […]

Roselle Catholic baseball advances in Non-Public, South B; Cranford, Roselle Park reach sectional finals

Dayton will try to host New Providence again Thursday in a North 2, Group 1 quarterfinal

Ryan Sheekey delivered another strong performance on the pitcher’s mound in the state tournament Wednesday to help propel ninth-seeded Roselle Catholic past top-seeded St. Rose of Belmar 9-2 in a Non-Public, South B baseball quarterfinal in Wall Township. Roselle Catholic, which has won four in a row, will play fifth-seeded Rutgers Prep in a sectional […]

Marching orders

UNION — The Township of Union Veteran’s Alliance 2013 Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. The parade began at Stuyvesant and High avenues and there was an extended parade route in front of Connecticut Farms School, and small American flags were placed at grave markers in Tom Mahoney Military […]

A ‘Wonderful’ night

UNION — At the Galloping Hill Cruisers’ weekly car show in Union, Wonder Woman and a young car enthusiast enjoy Buster the dog’s company. The event is held every Monday night throughout the summer months at Five Points Hot Dog stand in Union, and raises money for various non-profit charities. Their schedule of car shows […]

Memorial Day at Tom Mahoney Military Park

Photo By Steve Ellmore Small American flags were placed on the grave markers at Tom Mahoney Military Park near Connecticut Farms School in Union. The annual Memorial Day parade was Monday. See inside for more pictures.

Union County week of May 30th

OBITUARIES: • AUTHENREATH — Kathleen P., nee Kelly, of Rahway; May 15. Law firm retiree, 60. • BERTOLOTTI — Peter P., of Cranford; May 19. Owned and operated Pee Bee Signs. • BLOODGOOD — Helen, nee Kurutza, of Rahway; May 19. Lifelong resident, was 95. • BOBUCKY — Paula, formerly of Union; May 20. Native […]

6 Union County softball teams still alive in state tournament competition, including Brearley, Johnson

There are six Union County softball teams still alive in state tournament competition. All will be playing on the road Tuesday. Here’s the schedule:   UNION COUNTY SOFTBALL REMAINING   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: Semifinals Tuesday, May 28 3-Westfield at 2-North Hunterdon   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: Semifinals Tuesday, May 28 3-New Providence at 2-Whippany […]