UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Angelica DeStefano, junior, girls cross-country “Angelica DeStefano is a junior running her third campaign for the UHS Lady Farmer cross- country team and is enjoying her best season ever. She has improved her time by over a minute on the 3.2-mile Warinanco course, and set a UHS school record on the Oak Ridge Park Course […]

Union residents assured on drinking water safety

UNION, N.J. — New Jersey American Water Company administrators gathered with state and local officials to assure residents at an Oct. 15 town hall-style meeting that their tap water is safe to drink, stating that local water sources have tested below state limits for lead. State Sen. Joseph Cryan, whose 20th Legislative District comprises Union, […]

Union OKs $230,000 for street improvements

UNION, N.J. — The Township Council has OK’d $230,000 for its 2020 road improvement program, approving a contract with Maser Consulting of Red Bank for the work at its Oct. 8 meeting. “We do roads every year, and what we’ve done in the last eight, nine, 10 years, we present that to the government body,” […]

Direct Raritan Valley train service to NYC to resume

Direct Raritan Valley train service to NYC to resume

Off-peak “one-seat ride” service to New York City will resume on the Raritan Valley Line on Monday, Nov. 4, after more than a year of being suspended, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a press conference at the Westfield Train Station. According to the announcement, there will be five midday train departures, both inbound and outbound, and […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Lyric Scott, junior, field hockey “Lyric is one of my captains and a three-year starter for the Union Varsity Field Hockey Program. Lyric is a great student athlete, who is a leader on and off the field. She has two goals and an assist, which has led Union to a 3-0 start to the season. […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Ahmirr Robinson, senior, football “Ahmirr is a senior wide receiver who is a three-year starter on the varsity football team. After a standout junior season, Ahmirr received more than 10 Division One scholarship offers. He is presently committed to play at Rutgers University. Ahmirr started his senior season with a nine-reception, 178-yard, one-touchdown performance in […]

Route 22 westbound project begins in Union

UNION, N.J. — A safety improvement project that will add an auxiliary lane and sidewalks on U.S. Route 22 westbound near Vauxhall Road has begun and is expected to last until next summer, the state Department of Transportation announced in a recent press release. This work originally was scheduled to start the weekend of Sept. […]

Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Two towns in Union County, including the No. 2 ranked Summit, are among the top 10 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey,” according to New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September edition. The survey, conducted by Leflein Associates, an independent research firm based in Ringwood considered home values, property taxes, crime rate, school performance and a […]