Union County News Top Stories

July 24, 2022

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.  The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Road, as a national ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A controversial plan for apartments, retail and the preservation of an historic home in the First Ward is anticipated to be considered at two upcoming public meetings following its review earlier this month by a subcommittee of the Westfield Planning board. What is it? The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A local business owner known for his coffee in Westfield and Summit will next month be among the guests on a new reality television show that has five men vying for “true love” each week. Who is it? Among the suitors on Lifetime's “Five Guys A Week” is Ahrre Maros. The ...

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FANWOOD, NJ — Archie, the 6-ft. rooster that was victim to fowl play, has been returned to his owner, Fanwood resident Leslie Klieger and her family.  Klieger was contacted by someone who saw her post on a Westfield Facebook group and learned that Archie was seen near Westfield High School. She ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A sweet addition to Westfield’s South Avenue is open for business. The raw and vegan dessert café Viktoria Seiz held its opening Friday at which Mayor Shelley Brindle, members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, representatives from the Downtown Westfield ...

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EUGENE, Ore. -- Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: she won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process Friday Night in Eugene, ...

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EUGENE, OREGON — The Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: Sydney McLaughlin won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process, Friday night in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

Read more »

EUGENE, OREGON -- Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: she won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process Friday Night in Eugene, ...

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EUGENE, OREGON - Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: she won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process Friday Night in Eugene, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

Read more »

EUGENE, OREGON -- Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: she won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process Friday Night in Eugene, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — A sweet addition to Westfield’s South Avenue is open for business. The raw and vegan dessert café Viktoria Seiz held its opening Friday at which Mayor Shelley Brindle, members of the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, representatives from the Downtown Westfield ...

Read more »

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - New Jersey American Water is requesting odd and even outdoor water days to conserve water during the heat wave in five counties, including Union. This request also applies to residents in Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset counties. "Our systems are currently ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

Read more »

EUGENE, OREGON — After what Sydney McLaughlin did on Wednesday night, the 2017 graduate of Union Catholic High School seems poised to throw down another historic performance in the women's 400-meter hurdle final at the World Championships. The 22-year-old McLaughlin served notice that she's ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The National Park Service has granted the Shady Rest Golf and Country Club, the first African-American country club in the United States, a listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The listing further solidifies Shady Rest, at 820 Jerusalem Rd., as a national ...

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UNION, NJ – Vauxhall Road, from Stuyvesant Ave. east to Oakland Ave., will be closed during the daytime for a month beginning on Monday, Union police say. That section of Vauxhall Road will be closed from July 25 to August 23 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., as maintenance  construction moves along the ...

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CLARK, NJ - A Clark resident posted on a local Facebook page on July 13 that someone rang their bell, banged on the door and was screaming outside their home, startling the writer and his spouse out of their sleep in the night. In his post the homeowner referred to it as the, “new version of ding ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey American Water is requesting odd and even outdoor water days to conserve water during the heat wave in five counties, including Union. This request applies to residents in Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Union. Rahway is not included in this request, as ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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