OPINION: Student lives matter

EDITORIAL Sen. Ray Lesniak likes to say that his door is always open to address any concerns of his constituents, but his door was decidedly closed when about 75 people marched back and forth in front of it, chanting, waving signs and calling for the firing of Kean University President Dawood Farahi on Martin Luther […]

Sheriff’s Office collecting coats and toys

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the officers’ Tree of Hope charity, is currently hosting a winter clothing and toy drive that will benefit Union County’s homeless and families in need, Sheriff Joseph Cryan announce recently. Officers are now collecting new and slightly used winter clothing and toys for […]

One last look at 2015 Union County football season

The 2015 Union County football season will always be remembered as the year Cranford cemented 12-0 for the first time, Westfield captured its first state championship in 38 years – en route to a program-first 12-0 mark – and that Brearley came oh so close to joining Cranford and Westfield at 12-0, falling just one […]

Brearley boys’ soccer bests Schalick 1-0 to capture program’s 3rd state championship; Justin Estremera scores lone goal in first half to lift Bears to second Group 1 title in three years

Goalkeeper Martinez posts fifth state tournament shutout in six games, comes up with several big saves

When it comes to Group 1, Brearley boys’ soccer is the best once again! For the second time in three years and for the third time in program history, Brearley captured the Group 1 state championship. This time the Bears bested a 21-1-1 Shalick team 1-0 in the Nov. 22 title game played at Kean University’s […]

Brearley boys’ soccer seeks program’s 3rd Group 1 state championship; Bears will face Schalick in Nov. 22 title match at Kean

The Brearley boys’ soccer team is 80 minutes away from capturing the program’s third Group 1 state championship and second in three years. North 2 champion Brearley (12-7-2) came through again for the second time in three years in Group 1 semifinal play, this time blanking North 1 champ Waldwick 1-0 in overtime Tuesday at […]

Union receives $35K Baseball Tomorrow grant for upgrades

UNION, NJ — Union was recently awarded a $35,500 grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund to support and fund the renovation of Union’s VFW Teener League Field on Tucker Avenue. The renovation, which will begin in spring 2016, will include the regrading of the playing surface to address drainage issues. This will better accommodate the […]

Registration open for after school programs at Boys & Girls clubs

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With the summer coming to an end and September around the corner, Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is switching gears. Registration for after school programs in Union, Elizabeth, Plainfield, Roselle, and Hillside is now open. Programs for youth ages 5 to 18 and cover a variety of subjects, including […]

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