Big Swing

CLARK — Candice Sot hits one into the outfield during Clark Recreation’s recently started 10-week women’s softball league. This noncompetitive league has fun playing softball once a week at the recreation  center. Clark Recreation also recently completed its three week Field Hockey Clinic held at the high school on Sunday mornings. Varsity Field Hockey Coach […]

Congrats !!

ELIZABETH — Members of the Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth, Class of 2013, sang an inspirational Gospel song at the conclusion of commencement exercises in Holy Spirit Church in Union on June 1. The school held commencement ceremonies for its 98th graduating class with members of the Class of 2013 winning numerous academic awards and scholarships […]

For county sheriff, it’s all in the numbers

UNION COUNTY — Although his challengers think after 12 terms it is time for Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich to hand over his badge and call it a day, he begs to differ. Despite a struggling economy and tighter budgets, Froehlich said in 2012 his office maintained the certification required to stay compliant with the state. […]

Congrats!

Mother Seton Regional High School, located in Clark, held commencement exercises on May 30. The principal, Sister Regina Martin, awarded diplomas to the graduating class. The class of 2013 has achieved in excess of $13 million in academic scholarships and awards as of May 29, according to the school. In her congratulatory remarks, Sister Regina […]

Marching orders

UNION — The Township of Union Veteran’s Alliance 2013 Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. The parade began at Stuyvesant and High avenues and there was an extended parade route in front of Connecticut Farms School, and small American flags were placed at grave markers in Tom Mahoney Military […]

A ‘Wonderful’ night

UNION — At the Galloping Hill Cruisers’ weekly car show in Union, Wonder Woman and a young car enthusiast enjoy Buster the dog’s company. The event is held every Monday night throughout the summer months at Five Points Hot Dog stand in Union, and raises money for various non-profit charities. Their schedule of car shows […]

Memorial Day at Tom Mahoney Military Park

Photo By Steve Ellmore Small American flags were placed on the grave markers at Tom Mahoney Military Park near Connecticut Farms School in Union. The annual Memorial Day parade was Monday. See inside for more pictures.

More than a dozen picket outside DeFilippo’s ‘office’

County Watchdog helps create ‘news,’ covers event as reporter

HILLSIDE — A group masquerading as concerned taxpayers of Hillside picketed in front of Union County Improvement Authority Executive Director Charlotte DeFilippo’s house last week, chanting and carrying signs protesting that she will be paid $600 a day until Aug. 1. Less than 15 picketers ended up walking back and forth in front of and […]

Spike!

CLARK — Clark recreation is currently running it’s Spring into Volleyball program. Candice Sot, far left, volunteers her time to coach Clark girls and boys in grades 4-8. The six week program has become extremely popular since Candice began the program five years ago. For more information about all the programs offered, call the Recreation […]

Cinco de Mayo!

LINDEN — Linden High School Spanish III Honors students collaborated and prepared chicken fajitas commemorating Cinco de Mayo festivities, and a typical Mexican Fiesta, singing ‘Cielito Lindo,’ ‘De Colores,’ and ‘Primavera’ by artist Carlos Santana. From left: Kelly Matuszewski, Nigel Sydney, Rocio Horzepa, Michael Barbosa, Tainiz Polanco, and Ignacio Menyou.

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