UHSPAC nominated for 16 Rising Star awards

UNION COUNTY, NJ — For over twenty years, the Paper Mill Playhouse has been honoring excellence in high school theater throughout the state of New Jersey. The Union High School Performing Arts Company has remained at the top of the list as one of the best musical theater training programs for high school students in […]

Unity tour

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford Police officers will once again represent the township’s police force on the upcoming Police Unity Tour bicycle ride to honor the sacrifices of police officers killed in the line of duty. Officers from around the United States will converge on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. on May 12. […]

EAP to host annual Golf Outing on May 7

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Elizabeth Avenue Partnership is set for its third annual Golf Outing on Thursday, May 7, at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Two hole-in-one prizes will be available: $10,000 from State Farm Insurance, Angel L. Rodriguez, and a new Mercedes Benz from Ray Catena […]

The hunt is on

CLARK, NJ — Clark Recreation recently held its ninth annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28, at the Recreation Center. Over 600 children participated in the egg hunt, decorated buckets, played games, won prizes like stuffed animals and bicycles, had refreshments and of course met the Easter Bunny. This event was free to all […]

Union introduces 2015 municipal budget

UNION, NJ – The township introduced its 2015 municipal budget last week and it appears the average homeowner with a house assessed at $46,500 will see a hike this year of $99 in the municipal portion of their tax bill. This is up considerably over last year when the average homeowner increase was $56. The […]

Marching orders

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade stepped off on Saturday, March 14. It was a rainy afternoon, which may have halted some folks from enjoying the events, but most made it out to see the marchers and cheered them on in Union Center.

Corned beef and bikers

RAHWAY, NJ  — The Liberty Harley-Davidson & Buell dealership of downtown Rahway held their very own St. Patrick’s Day celebration last Saturday afternoon right inside their showroom. Local residents and potential customers alike were treated to free unlimited corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and rye bread along with a giant keg of green beer. At right, young […]

Award winners

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Four Roselle Park students had the honor of exhibiting artwork at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center for the 2015 Winter Art Exhibit sponsored by the Art Educators of New Jersey. The original pieces of artwork will be on display until April 18 in the Victoria Theatre Lobby of the New Jersey […]

And the winner is …

CLARK, NJ — On Friday, Feb 27, the first annual Best Meatball Challenge and all you can eat Pasta Night was held by Clark UNICO, organized by Clark Chapter Members Fran Parisi, Anna Pace and Joe Arancio. Nine contestants entered their recipe of meatballs and were put to the test for over 65 hungry Unicans and […]

Snow daze

RAHWAY, NJ  — In downtown Rahway, a solitary figure braves the winter weather that hit the county over the weekend, including several inches of snow and plummeting temperatures.c

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