Accused Mountainside cop to ‘vigorously’ contest claims

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The attorney for a borough police officer who was suspended without pay Friday, July 13, said he and his client will be “vigorously contesting” claims made during a disciplinary hearing with the borough’s labor attorney. No hearing date has been set for Lt. Thomas Murphy, who was identified along with police Chief […]

Updated Union County football game-scrimmage schedule here for week of Monday, Aug. 27

Here is an updated Union County football game-scrimmage schedule for the week of Monday, Aug. 27: Tuesday, Aug. 28: Rahway at J.P. Stevens, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29: Scotch Plains at Cranford, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30: Dayton at Keyport, 10 a.m. Verona at Brearley, 11 a.m. Summit at Morristown, 4 p.m. Westfield at Pascack […]

Elizabeth author offers ways to generate extra income

Elizabeth author offers ways to generate extra income

ELIZABETH, NJ — Owning a machine that prints money is the stuff of dreams for many people. Owning an ATM might just be the next best thing, according to Sonel Soulouque. In his new book, “My Side Income: 7 Ways to Put More Money in Your Pocket,” the Elizabeth author details ways to earn supplemental […]

Revised Union County football schedules here as of July 19; Changes made affecting Brearley, Dayton, Roselle, Hillside, Johnson and New Providence

Union County vs. Middlesex County matchups Week Zero include New Providence at Middlesex Aug. 30 and Roselle at Bishop Ahr Aug. 31; GL hosts Johnson Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. in Berkeley Heights

Below are revised Union County football schedules as of Thursday, July 19 for all 16 teams. With Roselle Park deciding to play JV only this season for safety reasons, Brearley and Dayton picked up new opponents, while New Providence and Roselle didn’t and now have 8-game schedules to start. For the most part now, if […]

Girl Scouts of Cranford earn prestigious Gold, Silver Awards

CRANFORD, NJ — On the evening of Wednesday, May 23, the Girl Scouts of Cranford, Service Unit 48, presented the national organization’s most prestigious honor — the Gold Award — to three young women of Cranford. The Gold Award recipients — Julia Lachenauer, Ellen Rokicki and Isabella Stoto — were honored at a recognition dinner […]

Keyboard player sees the world from Cranford

Keyboard player sees the world from Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — Mark Baron was spending a quiet Sunday afternoon dutifully whipping up a batch of chicken enchiladas. His kitchen is about 120 miles — and a world away — from where he’d been the previous night. Baron shared the stage with music royalty on a recent Saturday night as he played a gig with […]

Union swimmer sets sights on Argentina, Tokyo

Union swimmer sets sights on Argentina, Tokyo

UNION, NJ — While many high school students have their sights set on graduation and college, one senior is aiming for an additional goal: the 2020 Summer Olympics. Kai Legband is working toward swimming for Bermuda in Tokyo in two years — and he may have a shot. In April, the Union High School senior […]

Final Union County Conference baseball, softball standings here for 2018

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BASEBALL STANDINGS FOR 2018 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Gov. Livingston (6-3-1) – repeat outright champions 2-Scotch Plains (6-4) 3-Westfield (5-4) 4-Cranford (4-5-1) 5-Union (4-6) 6-Elizabeth (3-6) Not played: Elizabeth at Westfield MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-New Providence (7-1) – outright champions 2-Johnson (6-2) 3-Summit (5-3) 4-Union Catholic (2-6) 5-Linden (0-8) […]

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