Student in student-athlete emphasized at Roselle Catholic

The student in student-athlete is emphasized at Roselle Catholic.Continuing a recent tradition, the Roselle Catholic Athletic Department recently presented sports-specific medals to all of its student-athletes (from every team at every level) who played a sport in the fall season and made the Honor Roll. The medals are traditionally presented during the school’s athletic convocations […]

Johnson fall 2012 MVPs a talented group of student-athletes

  On Monday, December 03, 2012, the Arthur L. Johnson Athletic Department held their 2012 Fall Athletic Awards. The evening, sponsored by the Crusader Athletic Booster Club, was held in the Arthur L. Johnson Auditorium.All the Fall Athletic Teams and their seasons were highlighted by their coaches while handing out letters and awards to the student […]

Greeting and Humbugs in Union County

Left Out By Frank Capece The list of “Greetings and Humbugs”  in Union County seems to grow each year. So without further delay, let’s get started. Greetings to Liz Weishapl from Union.  For the past 35 years she diligently served the auxiliary at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, including the past six as its President. It’s […]

Johnson field hockey mentor Anderson honored for coaching excellence

On Monday, December 03, 2012, the NJSIAA held their 2012 – 2013 Annual Award of Honor / Hall of Fame Programs at the Pines Manor in Edison. It is an annual awards program that honors those involved with interscholastic athletic service to the young men and women of New Jersey.   Arthur L. Johnson’s very […]

New disaster recovery center opens in Linden

A new disaster recovery center is open in Union County. Visit from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice. If you were affected by hurricane sandy, meet with recovery officials at the Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen St., linden. A second Union County center is open daily at the Plainfield senior citizen’s service […]

Christie expands SNAP for statewide disaster relief

On Friday, Nov. 9, Gov. Chris Christie announced federal waivers had been approved that would make food assistance available to recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. The newly expanded program was dubbed Disaster SNAP or D-SNAP. State officials said the replacement SNAP and prepared food benefits are administered by the U.S. Department […]

A bunker mentality in Cranford

Left Out By Frank Capece They had a contentious town meeting in Cranford last week regarding the status of Chief of Police Eric Mason and others caught up in the swirl of vacant positions in the local government. Once community leader Jerry Dobbins peppered questions over the acting positions of township administrator, chief financial officer […]

Union County week of December 6th

ANEST — Evelyn, of Roselle; Nov. 25. Services held in Linden. CARTER — Lillian P., of Union; Nov. 25. Was 103 years old. CARUSO — Robert J., of Linden; Nov. 26. Was retired mechanic. COLICCHIO — Louise P., of Linden; Nov. 28. Was centenarian at 100. CONDRON — Scott J., of Rahway; Nov. 29. Was […]

Irene Kirchner

Irene Kirchner, 89, of Union, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at home. Born in Germany, Irene came to the United States at the age of 4, and has lived in Union for 65 years. Irene was a homemaker, who helped her husband with his construction business. She was a member of the Republican […]

Daniel D. Kalem

Daniel D. Kalem, 90, of Springfield, NJ died on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 in his home. Mr. Kalem was the founder of the KRA (Kalem Rekoon) Insurance Agency, Springfield, of which he was affiliated for over 40 years. He was then the Coordinator of Counseling on Health Insurance for Medicare Enrollees (CHIME) of Union County, […]