OBITUARIES: • BLUMENTHAL — Mildred A., of Linden; Aug. 4. Wife, aunt, 66-year resident, 91. • BOYD — Paris Logan, of Linden; Aug. 2. First Baptist trustee, father, grandfather. • BUTLER — Jeanne Marie, nee Tooker, of Scotch Plains; Aug. 5. Educator, mother. • CASTAGNA — Maria L., of Hillside; July 31. Christ the King […]
Honors include three first place awards, one third place award in investigative reporting, first amendment writing and more
UNION COUNTY — The New Jersey Press Association, which includes both daily and weekly newspapers throughout the state, recently announced that Union County LocalSource staff reporter Cheryl Hehl captured four awards in their annual newspaper contest. Worrall Media, the company that publishes Union County LocalSource, as well as papers in Essex County, said Hehl earned […]
UNION COUNTY— The roads are pock-marked and ravaged all over Union County with devastating potholes. Some towns started temporarily filling the holes, but all will need to address the situation more long-term once the weather warms up. To report major potholes on county roads, visit www.ucnj.org or call 908-789-3660.
Some high schools have their work cut out for them following the annual report from the state
This is the second part of a series featuring high schools in Union County after the release of the annual state report cards on school districts. . UNION COUNTY — Although the state indicated that New Jersey has one of the best school systems in the nation, not every school measured up in the 2012-2013 performance […]
UNION — Many towns in Union County saw more than eight inches of snow fall on Monday, and even more overnight into the early morning hours of Wednesday. Forecasters are calling for more snow, with the threat of a possible blizzard on the horizon for this weekend.
UNION COUNTY — For a limited time only, the Union County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth are offering free passport photographs as a special incentive for residents to apply for a passport. Through Saturday, Feb. 1, the normal $10 cost of each photograph will be waived when a resident applies for a new passport […]
OBITUARIES: • AIREL — Anna M., of Linden; Nov. 26. Western Electric retiree, was 91. • AVANTAGAIATO — Salvatore L., of Union; Nov. 28. WWII Army veteran. • BELFIORE — Richard, of Union; Nov. 30. Retired attorney, leaves a sister. • BELMONT — Robert A., of Elizabeth; Nov. 24. Owner of local funeral home. • […]
OBITUARIES: • ALLEN — Thomas Jr., of Elizabeth, formerly of Roselle; Aug. 22. Husband, dad. • BANGE — Austin P., of Union, formerly of Elizabeth; Aug. 28. Leaves family, 57. • BEADLE — John Steele, formerly of Cranford; Aug. 27. Owner of care home, 83. • BIBBO — Michael E., of Kenilworth, formerly of Union; […]
UNION COUNTY – The legal recognition of marriage between same sex couples has been a topic of heated debate for years in the United States and New Jersey. Last week, the Union County Freeholder Board took a strong stance on the issue and they could be the first county governing body to do so in the […]
UNION — It shouldn’t be long now before local customers are living directly above the shops in Union Center, or at least that’s the hope of township officials and developers of the various sized dwellings being built in downtown Union.