Union County commissioner board condemns attack on Ukraine

Union County commissioner board condemns attack on Ukraine

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners condemned the unprovoked attack by Russia on Ukraine and encouraged county residents to support organizations that are providing medical assistance and other supplies to victims of the war — both refugees and those in Ukraine. The Ukrainian flag has also been raised at the […]

New Jersey American Water to flush water mains

New Jersey American Water to flush water mains

NEW JERSEY — Beginning mid-March and continuing into the fall months, New Jersey American Water will perform the annual flushing of its water distribution system to support the continued provision of high-quality, reliable water service to its customers. “Flushing the system helps to clean out any buildup of mineral deposits and sediment inside the pipes,” […]

Hypnotism and improv to meet on UCPAC stage

Hypnotism and improv to meet on UCPAC stage

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The mind is a funny thing — literally, for improv legend Colin Mochrie and master hypnotist Asad Mecci, who will perform their show, “Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis,” at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on Thursday, March 17. The two men, who have toured Europe and North America together, […]

Mount Saint Mary Academy swim team breaks state and school records during Meet of Champions

Mount Saint Mary Academy swim team breaks state and school records during Meet of Champions

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Denise Materia, director of athletics and assistant directress at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, reported that the following members of the swim team qualified for the Meet of Champions on Saturday, March 5, at Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell: Olivia Chow, a junior from Union; Sophia Latini, a […]

NJ launches statewide multimedia impaired-driving safety awareness campaign

NJ launches statewide multimedia impaired-driving safety awareness campaign

NEW JERSEY — Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety announced Feb. 28 the launch of a statewide multimedia campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of driving impaired — whether under the influence of alcohol, cannabis, illegal drugs, or prescription or over-the-counter medications. Building on the success of […]

Michael O. McNany is the 2022 grand marshal

Michael O. McNany is the 2022 grand marshal

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Michael O. McNany, the youngest of five, was born in Mount Lebanon, Pa., in 1966. He and his siblings — Paul, Ed, Brian and Rita — lived there until the family relocated back to New Jersey and settled in Springfield. Being raised in an Irish family, with roots in counties Cork […]

Remembering and honoring past dignitaries

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade is now in its 25th year. Here is a look back at past parade dignitaries: • 2019: Grand marshal, Sister Percylee Hart; chairperson, Jessica Cunningham; adjutant, Kerry Ricci. • 2018: Grand marshal, John McPartlan; chairperson, Kathleen M. Holmes; adjutant, Pam Joyce. • 2017: Grand […]

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