Press Releases

May 12, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- CJ Tomalavage homered, tripled, and knocked in four runs to help lead the Union Catholic baseball team to a 12-9 victory over Oratory on Tuesday. Tomalavage belted a three-run homer in the third inning to give UC a 6-1 lead, and the Vikings plated five runs in the sixth ...

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Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway opened its newly renovated 3E with a host of patient-focused amenities that include a family lounge and nourishment station for visitors, flat screen TVs in each room, large bathrooms and in-room work stations for the clinical staff to keep them close ...

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County plans to go door-to-door to reach unvaccinated residents, will set up mobile popup clinics and partner with community groups. In an effort to ensure that as many county residents are vaccinated as possible, the Union County Board of Commissioners today announced a door to door campaign ...

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At Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, we support people during the toughest times in their lives. And right now, we’re all facing a tough time together. Over 3,500 children and adults depend on us annually for support and education, and hundreds more look forward to Greta’s Run every spring.

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Linda’s Pumpkin Patch earns perfect score on license renewal! All child care center’s operating in New Jersey must be licensed by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Child care centers must comply with a manual that contains over 700 regulations with an additional 200 Covid ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Over the last decade, the Union Catholic girls track and field program has established itself as one of the best in the country. The Vikings have won numerous state and national titles, and set multiple records on the state and national levels. So accomplishing something ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- The Union Catholic softball team, behind the slugging of Olivia Magliacano and the pitching of Jules Hart, celebrated Senior Day with an 8-1 victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Thursday at Union Catholic.       Magliacano, a junior, continued her impressive power at the ...

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For information about curbside pick-up at other libraries for next week please visit this link: https://clarklibrary.org/important-announcement-library.../

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The Clark Public Library Board of Trustees' regularly scheduled meeting for Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. Due to the governor's executive order, the Clark Public Library Board of Trustees' meeting for Wednesday, May 12th, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ --  The Union Catholic bats, led by CJ Tomalavage, Mike Mulkeen, and Braden Ramirez, and Andrew Benvenuto's strong pitching sparked the Vikings to a 12-1 victory over Oratory on Thursday.   Benvenuto, a sophomore, made a very impressive varsity debut for UC on the mound. He struck out ...

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NORTH HALEDON, NJ -- Kyle McKenna erupted for nine goals to spark the combined Union Catholic/Wardlaw-Hartridge boys lacrosse team to 15-12 victory over Eastern Christian on Wednesday. In addition to McKenna's offensive outburst, Thomas Galbraith scored one goal and had three assists, Dominick ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic was rewarded for its outstanding gymnastics season when four members of the team were named to the All-Union County Team, which was chosen by the Union County coaches.      Freshmen Alexis Roth, freshmen Gabriella Prati, junior Hope Fenyohazi, and senior ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners will hold additional emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in April and May to aid those affected by COVID-19. These will include:   Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Conant Park in Hillside Walk-up ...

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April 20, 2021                                               Contact : Audrey Lane (973) 370-3853 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                     Jersey 1st Joins Families of Adult Children with Disabilities to Fight for Reopening Day Programs: Rally Set for Saturday April ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ -- The Union Catholic track and field teams threw down a dominating performance when the Vikings finished first in 24 events on the way to sweeping the team titles at Saturday's Lawrenceville Invitational. The girls defeated Lawrenceville, 291-176, and the boys outscored ...

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COVID-19 precautions will be observed at this event. In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, Union County residents of all ages are invited to participate in Paint in the Park, on Tuesday, April 27, at Mattano Park, located at 360-484 5th Avenue in Elizabeth. This event is completely free and ...

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People primarily work a full day, even if they are homeowners or renters, and it is simply not possible for them to clean their homes or apartments on their own, except with the assistance of friends or family.  Hiring a domestic cleaning service to make your home tidy is indeed a smart choice.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In Union Catholic's latest installment of Feature Friday, the spotlight shines on Union Catholic sophomore tennis star Shaan Trehan  Trehan, who lives in Scotch Plains, is an Honor Roll student, plays first singles on the tennis team, is a member of the Forensics Team, and ...

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Girls on the Run is back in Union County this spring, with three teams for middle school girls in Clark, Union and Westfield, starting the week of April 19. Heart & Sole is Girls on the Run’s middle school program that meets the unique needs of girls in 6th-8th grade. The program cultivates ...

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On behalf of the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Chairman Alexander Mirabella issued the following statement today: "A jury of Derek Chauvin’s peers heard the testimony and rendered him guilty of murdering George Floyd. Those jurors, from diverse backgrounds and walks of life, ...

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Join Dietitian and Diabetes Educator Diane Weeks for healthy, delicious, nutrient-packed dishes. Program is free. Recipes provided. You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When: Apr 27, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this ...

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SPRINGFIELD - The Union Catholic boys tennis team opened its season in impressive fashion, defeating Dayton, 4-1, on Monday. The Vikings picked up victories from sophomore Shaan Trehan at first singles (6-0, 6-0), from senior Ben Abood at second singles (7-5, 7-5), and both doubles teams earned ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --  In Union Catholic's latest installment of Feature Friday, the spotlight shines on the Gunsiorowski sisters, Madeline, a senior, and Kaleigh, a sophomore.  The Gunsiorowski sisters, who live in Clark, are both Honor Roll students, and members of the soccer, basketball, and ...

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Free community events in celebration of Autism Acceptance Month. In recognition of April as Autism Acceptance Month, the Union County Board of Commissioners presents a new edition of free online programming for persons with disabilities and special needs, featuring interactive fun for the whole ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – APRIL 16, 2021 – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, this week discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, marking a significant milestone after more than a year of the global pandemic. For Overlook officials, the discharge, which ...

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites residents and visitors to enjoy a live performance of Shout! by Susanna Rich on Wednesday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom, in celebration of National Poetry Month. Shout! is a collection of Rich’s original poetry, retelling the struggle of women’s ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents to join an interactive online discussion of grief and loss as experienced by women, titled Grief and Loss. The program will be held on Zoom on Tuesday, April 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Grief and Loss is presented by the Board of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Yvonne Agyapong received incredible news earlier this week when she was notified that she had been chosen to attend the very prestigious New Jersey Scholars Program.      The junior at Union Catholic was so excited that she simply couldn't contain herself. "I was ...

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In an effort to help connect Union County residents with guidance and resources on coping with alcoholism, the Union County Board of Commissioners is joining in a nationwide campaign in April to raise awareness about the facts and dangers of alcohol abuse. “The Commissioner Board has a ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In Union Catholic's latest installment of Feature Friday, the spotlight shines on Union Catholic senior Nick Hart. Hart has made a huge impact on the Union Catholic Community, in and out of the classroom. Hart, who lives in Carteret, is a Student Ambassador, an Honor Roll ...

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