John A. Schickram

John A. Schickram, 73, of Millville died on October 18, 2012 in the SJ Healthcare Hospice Unit in Bridgeton, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ, Mr. Schickram was a retired telephone repairman, working for Bell for over 35 years. John was a member of the American Legion Nabb Leslie Post #82, Millville Elks Lodge #580, Millville […]

Obituaries – Week of Oct 18th

BATTLE — Russell Clay, of Rahway; Oct. 6. Was Korean veteran. BEDDIA — Santo, of Roselle Park; Oct. 9. Was office building supervisor. BROWN — Wilhemena, of Union; Oct. 6. Was retired public school guard. BUCKLEY — Thomas Anthony Sr., of Linden; Oct. 9. Longtime owner of Linden salon. CARL — Margaret L., formerly of […]

Watch out! Reformers are on the loose

Left Out By Frank Capece Jeff Brindle, Executive Director of the New Jersey Election Law Commission that oversees campaign contributions, is railing against the “blitzkrieg” of outside political spending in campaigns. He cites a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision known as the Citizens United ruling which allows unlimited independent spending in federal elections by corporations […]

Upcoming candidate forums in Union County

There is a shortage of candidate forums in around Union County this election year, but following is a list of those that are still available for residents. Springfield Residents will give residents two opportunities, in comfortable non partisan settings, to meet and speak with the four candidates running for two open seats on the local […]

Contested municipal elections in Union County

Asterisks(*) denote incumbents. Only contested election in Union County LocalSource’s coverage area are represented. Union County Freeholders Three 3-year terms Alexander Mirabella-D* Diane Barabas-R Mohamed Jalloh-D* Stephen Kozlovich-R Bruce Bergen-D Krzysztof Chris Nowak-R Clark Mayor — 4-year term Richard Kazanowski-D Salvatore Bonaccorso-R* Councilman-at-large — Three 4-year terms Michael Altmann-D Angel Albanese-R* Michelle Novak-D Alvin Barr-R* […]

Contested board of education elections in Union County

The following is a list of contested board of education elections in Union County LocalSource’s coverage area. This newspaper encourages residents to learn about their candidates prior to voting and to make an informed decision when exercising their right to vote. Some towns are holding candidates nights and forums, which give residents the opportunity to […]

Crusader Athletic Leadership Council helps student-athletes

Fosters healthy relationship among Johnson High School culture, Clark community

The Crusader Athletic Leadership Council is an organization that has been founded to help educate our student athletes on some of the expectations that we have for our student athletes as they compete interscholastically in a variety of athletics. We hope that by informing this council of some of our expectations, we will be able […]

Cranford police investigating possible child luring incident

CRANFORD — The Cranford Police Department is currently investigating a possible child luring incident that occurred on today, Thursday, Oct. 18. An 11-year-old juvenile was approached while walking to school at approximately 7:30 a.m., according to police.  The juvenile was  walking on Brookside Place near the intersection of Waverly Place when the incident occurred. The […]

Union County Tournament information here; Gymnastics meet is Friday at Westfield

Sunday's 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. boys' soccer semifinals moved to Johnson

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENTS   VARSITY   BOYS’ SOCCER SEMIFINALS Sunday, Oct. 21 At Johnson 3-Gov. Livingston vs. 2-Westfield, 4 p.m. 4-Elizabeth vs. 1-Scotch Plains, 6 p.m.   GIRLS’ SOCCER QUARTERFINALS Saturday, Oct. 20 TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 5-Oak Knoll at 4-Cranford, 2 p.m. 8-Union at 1-Scotch Plains, 2 p.m. BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: […]

Everyone in The Lions’ Den was tickled pink; 5th annual ‘Spike Breast Cancer’ event a success

RC girls' volleyball squad stops Bishop Ahr in 2 games

ROSELLE – Everyone in The Lions’ Den was tickled pink. The Roselle Catholic girls’ volleyball program’s fifth annual “Spike Breast Cancer” event, which featured a tripleheader against visiting Bishop Ahr last Thursday, was again a smashing success. Even the lines on the court were pink – courtesy of some masking tape – and the volleyball […]