Big UCT day at Johnson Oct. 20; Field hockey final first, followed by girls’ soccer and then boys’ soccer semifinals

This Saturday, Oct. 20 will be a busy day concerning Union County Tournaments at Johnson High School’s Nolan Field in Clark. First at noon will be the field hockey final pitting Summit schools Kent Place, the third seed, vs. top-seeded Oak Knoll. Oak Knoll has won the most titles, including the last eight. Oak Knoll […]

Off-duty Hillside cop killed in Linden crash

LINDEN, NJ — An off-duty Hillside police officer was killed and another person seriously injured in an early morning automobile crash Oct. 15 that closed U.S. Routes 1 & 9 in Linden in both directions for more than six hours. Hillside Police Officer Giovanni Esposito, 30, who joined the Hillside Police Department in November 2017, […]

UCTs information here, with girls’ soccer semifinals and Oct. 20 field hockey final still to be scheduled

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER: QUARTERFINALS: Saturday, Oct. 13 Elizabeth 3, Plainfield 2 Union 1, Elizabeth 0 Scotch Plains 2, Roselle 0 Westfield 3, Cranford 2 SEMIFINALS: Saturday, Oct. 20 At Johnson 3-Westfield vs. 2-Scotch Plains, 5:30 p.m. 4-Union vs. 1-Elizabeth, 7:30 p.m. FINAL: Saturday, Oct. 27 Semifinal winners, TBA GIRLS’ SOCCER: QUARTERFINALS: Saturday, Oct. […]

Girls’ volleyball Union County Tournament to commence Oct. 12; Final is Oct. 26 at Kean University

2018 UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL SEEDS: 1-Westfield. 2-Union Catholic. 3-Union. 4-Kent Place. 5-Scotch Plains. 6-New Providence. 7-Linden. 8-Gov. Livingston. 9-Benedictine. 10-Summit. 11-Rahway. 12-Roselle. 13-Elizabeth. 14-Dayton. 15-Plainfield. 16-Cranford. 17-Roselle Catholic. 18-Johnson. 19-Oak Knoll. PRELIMINARY ROUND: Friday, Oct. 12 19-Oak Knoll at 14-Dayton 18-Johnson at 15-Plainfield 17-Roselle Catholic at 16-Cranford FIRST ROUND Tuesday, Oct. 16 TOP […]

Updated UCT information here – Wednesday, Oct. 10

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS   BOYS’ SOCCER:   SEEDS: 1-Elizabeth. 2-Scotch Plains. 3-Westfield. 4-Union. 5-Summit. 6-Cranford. 7-Roselle. 8-Plainfield. 9-Dayton. 10-Gov. Livingston. 11-Rahway. 12-New Providence. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Johnson. 15-Linden. 16-Union Catholic. 17-Brearley. 18-Hillside. 19-Roselle Park. 20-Roselle Catholic.   PRELIMINARY ROUND: Saturday, Oct. 6 Dayton 2, Union Catholic 1 Plainfield 3, Brearley 0 Summit 11, Roselle Catholic 0 […]

Union County Tournaments information here: Girls’ volleyball will be last to be seeded

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS BOYS’ SOCCER: SEEDS: 1-Elizabeth. 2-Scotch Plains. 3-Westfield. 4-Union. 5-Summit. 6-Cranford. 7-Roselle. 8-Plainfield. 9-Dayton. 10-Gov. Livingston. 11-Rahway. 12-New Providence. 13-Oratory Prep. 14-Johnson. 15-Linden. 16-Union Catholic. 17-Brearley. 18-Hillside. 19-Roselle Park. 20-Roselle Catholic. PRELIMINARY ROUND: Saturday, Oct. 6 16-Union Catholic at 9-Dayton 17-Brearley at 8-Plainfield 20-Roselle Catholic at 5-Summit 13-Oratory Prep at 12-New Providence 15-Linden […]

Union-based mechanic has sights set on Indy cars

Union-based mechanic has sights set on Indy cars

By Megan K. Scott, Correspondent UNION, NJ — Growing up, Thomas Harrigan was never into cars. He didn’t spend his Saturdays fiddling under the hood or watching his dad work on the family car. And he couldn’t tell you the difference between a carburetor and a fuel injector. In high school, he had no real career […]