Linden bowlers capture North 2, Group 3 crown; Dekowski, with 675 series, qualifies for individual championships

Reid rolls team's high game of 265

The Linden bowling team, which finished second in the Union County Tournament competition at Jersey Lanes in Linden, captured the North 2, Group 3 crown Monday, with junior Andrew Dekowski qualifying for the individual championships. Here are Linden’s scores: Jimmy Fostinis: 165-183-193 – 541 Brandon Peters: 188-190-215 – 593 Christian Perez: 215-126-221 – 562 Briana […]

Union County week of February 14th

OBITUARIES: • ABDEMUR — Alberto, of Elizabeth; Feb. 3. Native of Cuba, survived by wife, sons. • BAKUNAS — Alphonse A. “Alfie,” of Linden; Feb. 1. Retired machinist and WWII vet. • BANASIAK — Casimiera “Connie,” formerly of Elizabeth; Feb. 1. Leaves large family. • CAPACCIO — Carol “Carrie,” nee DiBello, formerly of Kenilworth; Feb. […]

M. Murray Mantell

M. Murray Mantell, 91, died on Friday, February 8, 2013, at the Veterans Hospital at Lyons, Basking Ridge, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ, Mr. Mantell had lived in Union, since 1957. He was a graduate of South Side High School, class of 1940. Mr. Mantell served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant during World […]

Sunday basketball scores here, in addition to next round UCT matchups

Both Roselle Catholic squads win non-county tournament contests

Here are Union County Tournament and regular season boys’ and girls’ basketball scores from Sunday, Feb. 10 and Monday’s first round girls’ matchups and Wednesday’s continued first round boys’ schedule. Below that are boys’ and girls’ Union County Conference standings and below that a list of the boys’ and girls’ teams that qualified for the states, […]

List of Union County wrestling, boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball teams that made states here

UNION COUNTY WRESTLING TEAMS IN STATES (4 schools) Sections begin Monday, Feb. 11 North 2, Group 2: 3-Cranford, 4-Gov. Livingston. North 2, Group 4: 6-Westfield. Central Jersey, Group 1: 2-Roselle Park.     UNION COUNTY BASKETBALL TEAMS IN STATES Sections begin Monday, Feb. 25 BOYS’ (19 schools) North 2, Group 1: 1-Dayton, 13-New Providence. North […]

Primetime Shootout boys’ basketball games at Roselle Catholic cancelled for Saturday, but on for Sunday

Among the 5 revised matchups includes Roselle Catholic vs. East Brunswick

PRIMETIME SHOOTOUT AT ROSELLE CATHOLIC WILL ONLY BE ON SUNDAY NOW BECAUSE OF THE LATEST SNOWSTORM Games are OFF for Saturday … NO games at RC on Saturday … Sunday schedule/event is ON … Schedule is below this note …  Sunday, February 10th, 2013 at  Roselle Catholic   12:00 pm – Patrick School (DARK) vs. […]

Blizzard conditions alter basketball Union County Tournaments; Boys’ begins Saturday, girls’ Sunday

WEATHER CHANGES IN BOYS’ BASKETBALL UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT   UCT VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL PRELIMINARY ROUND & FIRST ROUND at Johnson HS/Clark SUNDAY, FEB. 10th 1:30—Roselle Park vs. Johnson 3:00—Rahway vs. Scotch Plains UCT VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL FIRST ROUND SUNDAY, FEB. 10th at Rahway HS 11:30—Oratory vs. Plainfield 1:00—St. Mary’s vs. Summit 2:30—GL vs. Union 4:00—Hillside […]

Union County week of February 7th

• ARMSTRONG — Shirley L. Foreman, of Elizabeth; Jan. 29. Elizabeth crossing guard. • AUSTIN — James A., of Vauxhall; Jan. 24. Longtime resident, retired Union fireman. • BAROTTA — Florence Coiro, nee Iocca, of Elizabeth; Jan. 22. Lifelong resident, 91. • BEIFUS — Elizabeth N., nee Wendland, of Hillside; Jan. 27. Retired from Emeloid. […]