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 […]

Winning Union school board faction vastly outraised opponents, records indicate

UNION, NJ — State records from late October show the faction that won two of three available seats on the Union Board of Education received $43,225 in campaign contributions, while its opponents seeking re-election received only $120. Incumbents Ronnie McDowell, Nancy Zuena and Vito Nufrio ran a united campaign that was supported by the local advocacy […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Ulisses Silguero, Junior, Boys’ Soccer ‘Ulisses Silguero is a standout junior captain who provides leadership for our program on and off the soccer field. On the soccer field, Ulisses has great technical ability and knowledge of the game and is truly a complete player that has a bright future. Ulisses excels in the classroom taking […]

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Sydnie Bogan, Junior, Girls’ Field Hockey ‘Sydnie Bogan is a junior at Union High School who is the starting goalie for the Union varsity field hockey team. Sydnie is a student-athlete that excels on and off the field. Besides her excellent grades, she is also a pleasure to have in the classroom. In the cage […]

Three debate for Union committee seat

UNION, NJ — Property taxes, development and the committee system of government were top of mind at the Union Township Committee debates on Monday, Oct. 23, in the Municipal Building at an event organized by the Union Area League of Women Voters. Three candidates are vying for one three-year seat on the five-member committee this year: […]

Four years after slaying, Union man found guilty of murdering, dismembering girlfriend

Four years after slaying, Union man found guilty of murdering, dismembering girlfriend

UNION, NJ — Nearly four years after a Cranford woman’s body was found cut up in five separate garbage bags along the Passaic River in Newark, her 47-year-old boyfriend has been convicted in the brutal killing. Matthew Ballister was found guilty on all counts including first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree desecration of human remains, third-degree […]

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