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Former Elizabeth High School Head Football Coach Files Lawsuit Charging Wrongful Termination

May 26, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Former Elizabeth High School Head Football Coach John C. Quinn has filed a lawsuit charging that the Board of Education violated his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights when they terminated him as head coach of the Elizabeth High School football team, according to court papers.

Quinn charged that his termination was politically motivated and that he “was not a ...

Tour of Somerville: USA Collegiate Cycling Champion Determined to Arrive on Time From Ireland

SOMERVILLE, NJ – National Collegiate Cycling Champion Noah Granigan’s transatlantic journey to participate in the 74th annual Tour of Somerville senior men’s bike race will add yet another rich chapter to the extraordinary history of what has been described as the Kentucky Derby of Competitive Cycling.

For Granigan, the grueling marathon begins early on Memorial Day, May 29, ...

Linden Firefighters Win Third Annual Heroes on the Court Basketball Tournament

ELIZABETH, NJ – Linden Firefighters brought home the trophy as the winner at the Third Annual Heroes on the Court Basketball Tournament that took place Sunday, May 21, at the Harwood Sports Center at Kean University.

The Linden team won after a hard fought battle with the Elizabeth Police team. This fundraiser brought together 24 teams of law enforcement professionals and firefighters ...

Police and Firefighters Battle It Out At Third Annual Heroes on the Court Basketball Tournament

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Third Annual Heroes on the Court Basketball Tournament will take place Sunday, May 21, at the Harwood Sports Center at Kean University, from 2 to 5 p.m.

This fundraiser is bringing together 24 teams of law enforcement professionals and firefighters for a great cause, scholarships. Air Marshals, Port Authity officers, TSA teams, federal, state, county, and municipal teams, ...

New Warinanco Sports Center Unofficially Open May 16

ROSELLE, NJ - The long anticipated Warinanco Sports Center, containing the Skating Center in Roselle opens with a soft opening and ribbon cutting tomorrow, May 16, at noon, Union County Freeholders announced.

The Warinanco Park Skating facility, a county landmark since 1961, as doubled in size to become the Warinanco Sports Center. It under went an extensive $7 million modernization that has ...

Babies Born at Mountainside Medical Center on May 12 to Receive Commemorative Yogi Berra Baby Hats

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All babies born on May 12 at participating NJ hospitals will get a special treat in honor of baseball legend Yogi Berra.

May 12 would have been Berra's 92nd birthday. To honor this special day, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center is donating to area hospitals a selection of Yogi Berra Museum baby hats, along with free Museum memberships for the families of ...

Two Elizabeth High School Grads Sign NFL Contracts

ELIZABETH, NJ – The city of Elizabeth is sending two more of its native sons to the National Football League when Philip Walker signed a contract the Indianapolis Colts and Jahad Thomas, the Dallas Cowboys.

Both men, who were Elizabeth High School football standouts, graduated from Temple University and will now pursue their dreams to play professional football.

“Not only were ...

Success of Layups 4 Life Basketball Tournament Might Warrant New Venue

ROXBURY, NJ – The annual Layups 4 Life charity basketball tournament might have outgrown Roxbury High School, said founder Dan Exter.

Exter, a Roxbury High School alumnus who formed the 3-on-3 tournament in 2015, said this year’s event was so successful he might need a bigger venue for 2018. “We had an all-time high of 43 teams participating in this year’s ...

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