Kean’s Human Rights Conference to focus on disability justice

Kean’s Human Rights Conference to focus on disability justice

UNION, NJ — Former Rutgers University football player Eric LeGrand, a disability rights advocate and fundraiser, will speak at Kean University’s 15th annual human rights conference, One Billion Forgotten: A Discussion on Disability Justice, on Friday, Dec. 2. Also speaking at the conference is Isabel Mavrides-Calderón, a disabled Latina teen and disability rights activist and […]

Discovery Orchestra to help live audience find inspiration

Discovery Orchestra to help live audience find inspiration

SUMMIT, NJ — Led by founder and artistic director George Marriner Maull, The Discovery Orchestra will return to the concert stage after a pandemic break for an exploration of French composer Camille Saint-Saëns’ epic masterwork Symphony No. 3 in C minor, sometimes called the Organ Symphony. The Summit-based orchestra is offering free tickets to individuals […]

BCC releases names of this season’s football divisions

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The names are in. The Big Central Conference divisions were realigned for the 2022 season, with that information being released in December. The names for the new divisions were just released last week. According to BCC President Scott Miller, the conference is going with Freedom, Patriot, United, Liberty, American and National […]

Union County College partners with Montclair State University to offer four-year degrees

Union County College partners with Montclair State University to offer four-year degrees

CRANFORD, NJ — In a time when equity is paramount, Union County College and Montclair State University have announced a partnership to provide students with access to a high-quality and convenient four-year education. Beginning in the fall, students may pursue their baccalaureate degree with Montclair State University on Union County College’s Scotch Plains Campus. Union’s […]

Union HS baseball to host first Tip Your Cap Classic in May

Union HS baseball to host first Tip Your Cap Classic in May

UNION, NJ — Taking advantage of the small gap between the conclusion of county tournaments and the commencement of the state tourneys after Memorial Day, a first-time, two-day baseball event is planned to take place at Union High School’s Gordon R. LeMatty Field. The first Tip Your Cap Classic includes two games scheduled to be […]

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad announces 2022 leadership team

Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad announces 2022 leadership team

SUMMIT — Summit Mayor Nora Radest paid a visit to the Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad building to administer the oath of office to the squad’s 2022 leadership team. The squad’s new president, Kevin Caropreso, previously served as vice president. Prior to joining the squad in 2017, he served at the Montgomery First Aid Squad, […]

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. […]

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