Union County Tournament boys and girls basketball seeds, dates and UCC division champions here

As expected, Patrick School, Roselle Catholic, Elizabeth and Linden – in that order – garnered the top four seeds for the 84th annual boys basketball Union County Tournament. The championship game is Feb. 29 at Kean University, with top-seeded Patrick School expected to take on second-seeded and two-time defending champion Roselle Catholic in the final. […]

Johnson boys basketball nets 10th win; O’Connor and Laughery each net team-high 14 points

Alicea, Dayton's all-time leading boys scorer, leads visiting Bulldogs with 13, 11 on free throws

CLARK – To cement their position as one of the top teams in Central Jersey, Group 2 the Johnson Crusaders continued to play the kind of basketball they are capable of. It wasn’t perfect by any means, but they were able to hold one of the best players in their division to just one official […]



Arjun Petgrave varsity basketball “Arjun deserves this because he is a great athlete and having a good season so far and continues to work on his game. But even more than that, Arjun is becoming a great leader for this team. He is stepping up in big situations for this young team.” — Coach Sean […]

Six more Cranford homes to get flood help

Six more Cranford homes to get flood help

CRANFORD, N.J. — Six more homes in the municipality on or near the Rahway River will be repaired to fix flood damage and elevated to try to prevent it in the future under a contract approved by the township committee at its Jan. 7 meeting. The vote was the second time the council has selected […]

St. Jude Week at Union High School includes tripleheader boys’ basketball Dec. 19

Plainfield vs. Union; University vs. Linden and Summit vs. Westfield

UNION – St. Jude Week at Union High School will include the 5th Annual St. Jude Classic that will tip off Thursday at Union’s Louis J. Rettino Gymnasium. An Opening Night boys’ basketball tripleheader features: Plainfield vs. Union at 4 p.m. University vs. Linden at 5:30 p.m. and Summit vs. Westfield at 7 p.m. This […]

Cranford girls’ soccer seeks first UCT title since 2009; Top-seeded Cougars will take on 3rd-seeded Westfield Oct. 25 at Johnson High School

Cranford won both Watchung Division meetings by one goal, the first one decided in overtime

Right back where they expected to be. That can be said for the Cranford Cougars as they are, for the second straight season, one win away from capturing their first county crown since 2009. The 39th annual girls’ soccer Union County Tournament championship game will pit third-seeded Westfield (8-3-5) vs. top-seeded Cranford (13-3-1) Friday night […]

Rahway football was last 5-0 and 6-0 in last state championship season of 1984; Indians captured North 2, Group 3 that year for 3rd time in playoff era

Here's a look at results from that 8-2-1 state title season from 1984

Rahway came close to winning a state championship last year. This year the Indians presently have the look of a team that will accomplish that feat. Standout senior middle linebacker Qualil Lumpkins likes where Rahway is at the moment, but also cautions: “stay hungry and take it one game at a time.” Rahway defeated Cranford […]

Union to seek state money for library renovations

Union to seek state money for library renovations

UNION, N.J. — The township is looking to expand and renovate the public library’s main branch on Morris Avenue, but will need money from funds approved in a state bond referendum three years ago to get the work done. “We wanted to apply because we knew that we wanted to bring our library up to […]

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