McCarthy Report lists top-ranked football players

McCarthy Report lists top-ranked football players

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It was a quick 2023 high school football campaign in Union County, as none of the 17 football playing schools in the county reached a sectional state championship game. The final two consolation games were played on Thursday, Nov. 9, with Frank J. Cicarell Academy, Elizabeth, winning at Hackensack High School, […]

Applicants sought for new Fanwood Library Foundation

FANWOOD, NJ — The Fanwood Memorial Library is looking for a few enthusiastic people to help establish and participate in the creation of the Fanwood Memorial Library Foundation, a nonprofit that will develop philanthropic support for the library. In 2024, an Americans With Disabilities Act–compliant, state-of-the-art library will rise in the footprint of the old […]

Note to our newspaper subscribers

Problems at the printing plant where our newspapers are printed have caused a delay in their distribution. Subscribers to the News-Record of Maplewood and South Orange, The Glen Ridge Paper, West Orange Chronicle, Irvington Herald, The Independent Press of Bloomfield, Record-Transcript and Union County LocalSource should receive their newspapers in Friday’s mail. We apologize for […]

School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced $161.25 million in fiscal year 2022 municipal aid grants, with 541 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, according to an Oct. 26 press release. The competitive municipal aid […]

Union County announces 2021 children’s recreation grant awards for municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that grants have been awarded to 20 municipalities for improvements to recreation resources for children, through the Kids Recreation Trust Fund. In addition, 19 municipalities were awarded matching grants for planting new trees through the Greening Union County program. Both grant programs are […]

Union County announces 2021 ‘Preserve Union County’ Historic Preservation Grant awardees

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that 10 historic preservation projects in eight different municipalities will receive grant money in 2021 as part of the Preserve Union County program, administered by the Union County Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. “Funding from Preserve Union County helps our […]

Scotch Plains–Fanwood Regional School District celebrates newly tenured teachers/staff

Scotch Plains–Fanwood Regional School District celebrates newly tenured teachers/staff

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Scotch Plains–Fanwood Board of Education recognized 21 newly tenured teachers and support staff during a celebration at Scotch Plains–Fanwood High School auditorium before the board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14. “We are very proud of all the teachers and staff receiving tenure,” said Joan Mast, superintendent of Scotch Plains–Fanwood Public […]

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 […]

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