Daughter of broadcasting veteran revolutionizes theater during pandemic

Daughter of broadcasting veteran revolutionizes theater during pandemic

CRANFORD, NJ — You may know Bob Wischusen as a voice announcer for the New York Jets, college football and basketball for ESPN. As a sports commentator, the broadcasting veteran critiques and comments when some of the nation’s biggest teams are playing. While he helped revolutionize sports analysis with his booming voice, his daughter, Katrina […]

Cranford emerges as winner in Last Dance Tournament

Cranford emerges as winner in Last Dance Tournament

CRANFORD, NJ — When the pandemic caused the entire nation to come to a standstill, that standstill included a freeze on all sports. Those who played sports, including high school athletes throughout New Jersey, couldn’t finish their seasons. Last Dance Tournament Director Michael Murray Jr., who is also director of athletics at Saint Joseph High […]

Imagine center: a pillar of the community

Imagine center: a pillar of the community

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Imagine a facility where children can get the help they need while dealing with circumstances that are currently too overwhelming for them. The Imagine center is just that. Located in Mountainside, the facility helps those who are struggling with a traumatic loss or going through rough times in their lives. “Imagine, A […]

Tropical Storm Isaias causes trouble in Union County

Tropical Storm Isaias causes trouble in Union County

UNION COUNTY — Barreling through New Jersey early last week, Tropical Storm Isaias arrived in Union County with powerful winds, roaring thunder and drenching rain. The storm, which first made landfall as a hurricane, knocked over trees and tugged down power lines, causing power outages across the county. PSEG spokesperson Lauren Ugorji gave an update […]

Hillside renames two schools to honor local women

Hillside renames two schools to honor local women

HILLSIDE, NJ — Many people see superheroes in comic books, movies and television shows but fail to recognize the superheroes who live among them in real life. Remembering two influential women who’ve made a difference within the Hillside School District as well as their respective schools, the Hillside Board of Education voted unanimously July 23 […]

Union Board of Adjustment greenlights Children’s Specialized Hospital move

Union Board of Adjustment greenlights Children’s Specialized Hospital move

UNION, NJ — Health care expansion is needed now more than ever, especially with the continued coronavirus outbreak putting many on edge as we approach the upcoming school year. With anxiety building regarding the first day of school, the possibility of children falling ill to COVID-19 is every parent’s nightmare. Easing fears, Children’s Specialized Hospital […]

Athletic director from Union takes prestigious seat

Athletic director from Union takes prestigious seat

UNION, NJ — Congratulations are due to David Frazier, director of athletics at Rutherford High School and former New Jersey State Interscholastic Sports Association Executive Committee president, as the Union Township resident has earned an illustrious seat to serve as an at-large member of the National Federation of State High School Associations board of trustees. […]

UCPO assumes control over Clark Police Department due to alleged misconduct

UCPO assumes control over Clark Police Department due to alleged misconduct

CLARK, NJ — On Thursday, July 23, it was announced that the Union County Prosecutor’s Office will take over the Clark Township Police Department, effective immediately; the takeover encompasses law enforcement and internal affairs functions. This announcement comes approximately two weeks after the UCPO took control of the Fanwood Police Department on July 13, after […]