Minniti and Esteves Score to Rally Union Catholic Boys Soccer Team to Victory Over Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ -- Preston Minniti and Anthony Esteves scored second half goals to propel the Union Catholic boys soccer team to a 2-1 comeback victory over Roselle on Wednesday.

After Roselle took a 1-0 lead, Minniti scored to tie the game in the fist half, and then Esteves scored the game winner in the second half for the Vikings, who improved to 3-5 on the season.

The Union Catholic Gymnastics Team Sefeated Union for First Win of the Season

UNION, NJ -- The Union Catholic gymnastics teams received several strong performances when the Vikings defeated Union, 97.65-93.35, for their first victory of the season on Tuesday in Union.     

Here are the results for the Vikings-

Vault
Alexis Roth 3rd 8.85
Gabriella Prati - 8.575
Alana Beardsley - 8.4
Reina Smith - 8.1
Ervnie ...

UCPD to Host 'Back the Blue Car Show 'at Stamler Police Academy

September 27, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Union County Police Department will host a "Back the Blue" car show at the John H. Stamler Police Department in Scotch Plains on Saturday, October 8 (rain date: October 15).

The show will raise funds for the Union County Fallen Officers Memorial. All makes and models of cars are welcome. Entry fee will be $20 for the regular day of the show, which ...

Union County Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Girl Repeatedly

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- A Scotch Plains man has been convicted of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl over the course of two years, according to an announcement from Union County Prosecutor William Daniel.

Following a jury trial before Union County Superior Court Judge Thomas Isenhour, Jeff Banatte,37, was convicted Tuesday on charges of first degree aggravated sexual ...

Union County Approves New Agreement With Social Services Workers

UNION COUNTY, NJ – County commissioners authorized a four-year agreement on Sept. 15 with Communication Workers of America Local 1080, the union representing more than 350 members working in the county’s Division of Social Services as social workers, clerks, paralegals and in other positions.

“Negotiations are about building trust and open communications, and ...

Saint Joseph Fathers Club Announces Italian Night

METUCHEN, NJ - The Saint Joseph Fathers Club is proud to announce a new community event - Italian Night - coming to the Catanzaro Dining Hall on Friday, October 21. A wide variety of Italian dishes will be cooked and served by the fathers of Falcons past and present. Doors open at 5pm and close at 8pm. 

 

Italian Night is a new entry in a longstanding tradition of bringing people ...

The Union Catholic gymnastics team defeated Union for first win of the season

September 29, 2022

UNION, NJ -- The Union Catholic gymnastics teams received several strong performances when the Vikings defeated Union, 97.65-93.35, for their first victory of the season on Tuesday in Union.     

Here are the results for the Vikings-

Vault
Alexis Roth 3rd 8.85
Gabriella Prati - 8.575
Alana Beardsley - 8.4
Reina Smith - 8.1
Ervnie ...

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents in October, Free of Charge

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to two free, secure shredding events in October, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners.

After October, Union County’s paper shredding program will be on winter hiatus. The series of events will resume again next spring.

“We encourage all Union County residents to use our free ...

Choose New Jersey Opens Office in Ireland

September 30, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation.

“New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, which was fortified during our recent economic mission, will be further ...

Murphy: NJ is Repairing and Preparing One Year After Tropical Storm Ida

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy and other federal, state and local officials visited Hillsborough last week on the first anniversary of Tropical Storm Ida to assess progress made since the devastating storm crippled New Jersey, killing 30 people and causing an estimated $95 billion in damages to homes, businesses, schools, and infrastructure.

Murphy arrived at the South County ...