Union’s Online forum certification plan spurs questions

Union’s Online forum certification plan spurs questions

UNION, NJ — A proposal to certify online discussion groups by Union officials appears to have intensified a rift between the moderator of a popular internet forum for residents and the township administration. Union Mayor Suzette Cavadas suggested the certification program in her 2018 reorganization meeting address on Jan. 2, in an effort to target social […]

Mailbox fishing hits Union, former mayor

Mailbox fishing hits Union, former mayor

UNION, NJ — Former Union Mayor Anthony Russo had never heard the term “mailbox fishing” when an official from TD Bank called him in early December. The bank representative wanted to know if he had written a check for $10,000. “Absolutely not,” Russo said. But somebody had cashed a check for $10,000 with his signature. Russo […]

Union BOE results unchanged after recount

UNION, NJ — A requested recount in the Union school board race slightly altered vote totals but left the results unchanged. Linda Richardson finished atop a list of six declared candidates for three seats followed by Vito Nufrio and Sherry Shannon Higgins. Current board President Ronnie McDowell, who ran in this year’s race, had called for […]

Union town hall transforms to holiday-themed festival

Union town hall transforms to holiday-themed festival

UNION, NJ — Ice sculptures, goats and a skating rink transformed the front of Union Town Hall into a holiday-themed park for two days, giving residents and early taste of Christmas with horse and buggy rides and local entertainment deals. “It enticed (residents) to also spend time in the center of town, to help our local […]

Union school board asks prosecutor for burglary restitution

Union school board asks prosecutor for burglary restitution

UNION, NJ — The Union school board asked the Union County Prosecutor’s Office to seek restitution for the $26,222 stolen from a high school secretary’s desk in June, Superintendent Gregory Tatum said at a Nov. 21 meeting. Nine suspects were arrested in connection with the early morning burglary at Union High School during the summer. The […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Andy Martin – Senior Football – Wide Receiver “Andy Martin has been our most productive offensive player this season. He led the team with 13 touchdowns and has set Union High School single-season records for receiving with 59 receptions and 943 yards.” —Union High School football coach Lou Grasso. As a pass catcher, is there a […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Gabby Lamadieu – Junior Girls’ Soccer – Defender “Gabby has established herself as one of the best defenders in the state this year. She is the lead driver in our defense that has stepped up tremendously. A great team begins with a great defense and Gabby has showed dedication and perseverance to establish consistency. She is […]

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