Country music group Southpaw makes waves during pandemic

Country music group Southpaw makes waves during pandemic

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Despite the difficulties the music industry has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, the upstart New Jersey country music trio Southpaw has charted its own success. Born and raised in Ridgewood, the band’s lead singer, Christine Radlmann, moved to Union County 13 years ago and currently lives in Westfield. She admits her […]

Cranford Committee addresses long-awaited redevelopment

Cranford Committee addresses long-awaited redevelopment

CRANFORD, NJ — During her mayoral remarks at the Cranford Committee meeting on Tuesday, April 27, Mayor Kathleen Miller Prunty discussed plans for the North Avenue Gateway Redevelopment area within the township. “You’ve likely heard or read about the North Avenue Gateway Redevelopment area. The township decided to designate the area needed for redevelopment because […]

Cranford community declares ‘never again’ at Holocaust remembrance ceremony

Cranford community declares ‘never again’ at Holocaust remembrance ceremony

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford community came together on April 14 for the 10th annual Cranford Community Holocaust Day of Remembrance ceremony to remember the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Despite being held virtually this year, the event, which is sponsored by the Cranford Clergy Council, Cranford Public Schools, St Michael School and […]

UCC women’s basketball team named NJCAA region champions for fourth consecutive year

UCC women’s basketball team named NJCAA region champions for fourth consecutive year

CRANFORD, NJ — Union County College’s women’s basketball team won the title of National Junior College Athletic Association Region 19 champions for a fourth consecutive year. For the title, the Lady Owls defeated Lackawanna College, 73-42, on Saturday, April 3. For a second year, sophomore Brianna Mills was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Head […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Cranford’s Emma Rothman celebrates 10-year anniversary of heart transplant

Cranford’s Emma Rothman celebrates 10-year anniversary of heart transplant

CRANFORD, NJ — Emma Rothman, of Cranford, is just weeks away from graduating from Syracuse University with a degree in food studies. Like most college graduates, she has mixed emotions about taking the next step in her life’s journey. “I am definitely a bit terrified, but I am excited about the variety of opportunities that […]