UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Jasmine Jourdain, junior, girls gymnastics “Jasmine Jourdain is a Union High School junior with immense talent and serious drive. She truly loves gymnastics and it comes across in the hard work she puts in at practice and her performance at meets. This year her determination earned her third place on vault at the Union County […]

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

UNION MALE ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Andrew Sanborn, senior, football Andrew is our senior quarterback, a three-year starter. Through nine games this season he has thrown for 2,072 yards, with 18 touchdowns and just two interceptions. He is the all-time leading passer at Union High School and recently became only the ninth player in New Jersey history to pass for over […]

Kean profs protest as part of statewide demonstration

Kean profs protest as part of statewide demonstration

UNION, N.J. — Professors, lecturers, professional staff and librarians at Kean University joined instructors from eight other New Jersey public colleges in a statewide demonstration protesting for a new contract Wednesday, Nov. 20. Kean instructors picketed as part of the state College Council along Morris Avenue at the intersection of Green Lane across from the […]

Cranford Theater returns after two-month renovation

Cranford Theater returns after two-month renovation

CRANFORD, N.J. — The Cranford Theater is back in business after a two-month renovation. The theater reopened Nov. 8 with a new lobby, seating, curtains and projectors just in time for the holiday season. “We opened with a lot of positives,” theater owner Doreen Sayegh said in a recent interview with LocalSource. “And it makes […]

Union students owe $270,000 in lunch costs

Union students owe $270,000 in lunch costs

UNION, N.J. — The school district is facing a $270,000 deficit for unpaid lunches from last year, Board of Education members were told at their Nov. 19 meeting, and one official suggested hiring a collection agency to recover the funds. “We’re shocked to hear $270,000. Is that correct?” board member Vito Nufrio said. “That number […]

Sturm’s novel echoes throughout the reader’s soul

Sturm’s novel echoes throughout the reader’s soul

Maplewood author Lisa Sturm’s debut novel, “Echoed in My Bones,” will echo through your mind long after you finish reading it. Drawing from her years of experience as a psychotherapist in Irvington, Elizabeth and Plainfield, and now with a practice in Springfield, Sturm deftly captures the lives and emotions of her three main characters. “Echoed […]

Kenilworth middle schooler joins reporting ranks

Kenilworth middle schooler joins reporting ranks

KENILWORTH, N.J. — Bobby Liberatos doesn’t have an editor in quite the same tradition as Perry White and Jonah Jameson, of comic book fame, or even Lou Grant, of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” but the David Brearley Middle School eighth-grader is learning journalism. Chosen as one of 50 students from hundreds of applicants worldwide […]

Cranford strikes deal for Mount Laurel housing number

CRANFORD, N.J. — The Township Committee has approved a deal to settle the municipality’s court-mandated Mount Laurel housing requirements, agreeing to zone property for residential use during the next half decade that would include 440 reduced-rate apartments. According to township attorney Ryan Cooper at the committee’s Nov. 12 meeting, the agreement with the Fair Share […]

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