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 […]

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 […]

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