Union County College offers photography course

UNION COUNTY — If you enjoy taking pictures, learn how you can turn your passion into an income-generating business through a new non-credit certificate program at Union County College. Even if you just take pictures as a hobby, there are important techniques you can learn to improve your picture-taking abilities to get started. The class […]

Union County Colleges offers classes on preparing to sell your home

UNION COUNTY — If you are considering putting your home on the market this year, get a jump-start on the process by learning what works from a professional home stager. According to studies by Department of Housing and Urban Development, a “staged home” will sell in about half the time and for 17 percent more […]

YMCA Dance Company member receives grant

SCOTCH PLAINS — Amy Walejewsky, a member of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Dance Company, received a workshop scholarship from the Associated Dance Teachers of New Jersey on Sunday, Jan. 20. This scholarship is awarded to only 12 students at every workshop based on positive attitude, active participation in the class, dance etiquette, enthusiasm for the work […]

Arc of Union County to hold Candlelight Ball

UNION COUNTY — The Arc of Union County is hosting the 49th Annual Candlelight Ball on Saturday, March 23, at L’Affaire in Mountainside. Each year more than 200 guests join The Arc to celebrate and honor those who with vision and commitment make a significant difference within the community. Companies in attendance network and hear […]

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, […]