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Spotswood Varsity Softball Routs Clark's Mother Seton For Fourth Straight Victory

April 27, 2021

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A 12-run first inning solidified the Spotswood High School varsity's softball team's fourth straight victory on Monday, defeating Mother Seton Regional High School 19-1. Spotswood added three runs in the second and four in the third behind the big bats of Erin Coffey and Cynthia Rucinski. Coffey cracked two singles, a double and a home run for six RBIs. Rucinski had two ...

Clark Little League Field House Dedicated to William Grzyb 'Billy Bob' on Opening Day

CLARK, NJ — Clark Little League honored late resident William Grzyb for his many years of commitment and hard work by dedicating the field house in his memory during opening day ceremonies on Saturday.

For 35 years Grzyb, known to many as Billy Bob, volunteered his time to the Clark Little League. “Over the years, my father had quite a few jobs in the little league that he ...

ALJ Students Host Spike Ball Tournament to Help Clark Family

CLARK, NJ – Student athletes throughout Arthur L. Johnson High School rallied recently to take part in a spike ball tournament that served as a fundraiser for the family of Julia Morreale, who is battling cancer. 

The “Spike It for a Cure” tournament was started by senior Danny McCaffery, who himself battled and overcame cancer at an early age. Also assisting with the ...

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Track and Field: Union Catholic Girls Win Sixth Straight Title County Relay Title, Boys Run Two N.J. No. 1 Times

May 13, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- 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 that has never been achieved before in the history of the program is a very difficult feat.

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Lawsuit: Prisoner Was Denied Medicine, Beaten by Staff at Union County Jail

May 13, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A man incarcerated at the Union County Jail is suing the county with claims that the staff there denied him medication for a severely painful condition and then beat him mercilessly.

While in court papers the county denies the allegations, Michael David Ivancich claims in the federal lawsuit he was forced to go without necessary prescription ...

Union County Expanding Regional Dispatch Center

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will expand its Emergency Services Regional Dispatch Center in Westfield, allowing more towns the option to use its services for fire, EMS, mutual aid and first responders. 

At Thursday’s virtual Board of County Commissioners meeting, commissioners awarded a $3.28 million contract to H&S Construction and Mechanical Inc., of Elizabeth, for ...

Advocates Call on Justice Department to Investigate Union County Jail Closure

UNION COUNTY, NJ — While Union County enters into a five-year agreement to send the inmates from the county jail in Elizabeth to the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark, Elizabeth-based activist Salaam Ismial says the fight to challenge the move is not over.

His organization, the National United Youth Council Inc., submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice and Civil ...

Track and Field: Union Catholic Girls Win Sixth Straight Title County Relay Title, Boys Run Two N.J. No. 1 Times

May 13, 2021

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- 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 that has never been achieved before in the history of the program is a very difficult feat.

Community Conversations: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. In this Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group cardiologists Timothy Mahoney, MD, and Michael Katz, MD, answer your questions on managing AFib and reducing your risk of stroke. See all of Atlantic Health System's Community Conversations ...

Protesters Unable to Save Suspended Stafford School Nurse’s Job

May 12, 2021

STAFFORD, NJ - Authorities estimate that a group of between 300-350 people gathered yesterday in support of Erin Pein, a suspended Stafford Township school nurse. Pein acknowledged she was one of three individuals whose contract was not renewed when the Board of Education came back from closed session last night.

“I am still suspended without pay,” shared Pein. “I am a member ...

Police Investigating Report of Attempted Sexual Assault on Glenside Ave.

SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit reports that police are investigating a report of an attempted sexual assault perpetrated by an unknown actor posing as an Uber driver who was transporting the victim from New York City to Pennsylvania.

The driver, described as a white male with a beard, reportedly exited Rt. 78, stopping on Glenside Avenue. The victim was able to escape from the vehicle ...

Somerset Patriots Owner Steve Kalafer, 71, Dies; Philanthropist, Businessman, Friend to All

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Steve Kalafer, who as a young man parlayed a one-car showroom into one of New Jersey’s largest automobile groups; was the founder and owner of the Somerset Patriots baseball team, a prolific filmmaker, real estate developer, community activist and philanthropist, has died from cancer at the age of 71.

A devout family man, he is survived by his wife, Suzanne; two sons ...

Reflecting on my First Four Months in Office

May 5, 2021

I am just as excited today as I was in late November when I learned my election to the Garwood Borough Council was certified by the Board of Elections.  I bring this excitement to every meeting and assignment!

This year I am serving as Chair of the Building & Grounds Committee, which to the outside observer may seem like an easy job.  I quickly learned this was not the ...

Sayreville's Brandon Bielak, Saint Joseph HS Grad, Pitches Against the Yankees

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school baseball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal became public following the 2019 ALCS.

Bielak had the thrill of ...