Union County baseball, softball states schedule for Tuesday, May 28 here; At least one baseball team will reach a sectional final

Union County baseball is guaranteed of having at least two teams play for a sectional championship. That’s because Scotch Plains is hosting Westfield in North 2, Group 4 action and in North 2, Group 1 play it will be Dayton hosting New Providence. Three of the four teams remaining in North 2, Group 1 are […]

Union County baseball and softball teams still alive in states; Schedule for May 24, 25 and 28

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL REMAINING IN STATES (Westfield, Scotch Plains, Elizabeth, Gov. Livingston, Johnson, Dayton, Brearley, New Providence, Oratory Prep) FRIDAY, MAY 24 NORTH 2, GROUP 4 QUARTERFINALS: 8-Westfield at 1-Bayonne, 3 p.m. 5-J.P. Stevens at Scotch Plains, 4 p.m. 10-Elizabeth at 2-Ridge, 4 p.m. CENTRAL JERSEY, GROUP 2 QUARTERFINALS: 9-South Plainfield at 1-Gov. Livingston, 4 […]

Kenilworth man charged with armed robbery

KENILWORTH, NJ — A 29-year-old Kenilworth man has been charged with robbing a New Jersey business owner at gunpoint in February, the U.S. Prosecutor’s Office in Newark announced in an April 30 release. Raymond Scura is accused of threatening to kill a man, forcing him to deposit a fraudulent check, withdraw the money from the […]

Union County baseball, softball teams in states here; Baseball begins May 20, softball continues same day

UNION COUNTY BASEBALL TEAMS IN STATES:   NORTH 2, GROUP 4: 9-Union at 8-Westfield 13-Columbia at 4-Scotch Plains 10-Elizabeth at 7-Newark East Side   NORTH 2, GROUP 3: 14-Iselin Kennedy at 3-Cranford 10-Summit at 7-Ferris   NORTH 2, GROUP 1: 9-North Arlington at 8-Roselle Park 13-Lincoln at 4-Brearley 14-Belvidere at 4-New Providence 15-Whippany Park at […]

Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here as of Monday, May 13

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BASEBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, MAY 13   WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Cranford (8-1) – outright champions 2-Gov. Livingston (6-3) 3-Union (5-4) 4-Scotch Plains (4-5) 5-Westfield (3-5) 6-Elizabeth (0-8)   MOUNTAIN DIVISION (4 schools): 1-Johnson (4-1) 2-Summit (3-2) 3-Union Catholic (2-3) 4-New Providence (1-4)   VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Oratory Prep (9-0) […]

Cosgrove resigns as Elizabeth PD director

Cosgrove resigns as Elizabeth PD director

ELIZABETH, NJ — Elizabeth Police Director James Cosgrove has resigned his post after more than 20 years following a Union County Prosecutor’s Office investigation that determined he used racial slurs and vulgar slang to refer to black and women members of his staff. The announcement, posted on Mayor Chris Bollwage’s social media accounts on April […]