Union County Rallies in Final Minutes to Top Middlesex in the 14th Snapple Bowl

July 21, 2017

UNION, NJ – Union County rallied in the final minutes of the storm interrupted game to beat Middlesex County 27-14 in the 24th Snapple Bowl played Thursday evening at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium.  The win made it two in a row for Union County.

The first half of this game was pretty quiet with only one score.  Union County took a 7-0 lead on a 26-yard touchdown pass ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Athletes Named to All-Division Teams

EDISON, NJ -- Eleven athletes from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were named to All-Division teams in the Greater Middlesex Conference after the spring season. The Rams were represented on five different teams.

Baseball players Ovidio Chavez of Elizabeth and J.J. Stueck of Scotch Plains and softball players Jane Anderson-Schmitt of Scotch Plains and Kristyn Smith of South ...

Sydney McLaughlin of Union Catholic Repeats as Gatorade Athlete of the Year

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In a career filled with historic performances, Union Catholic’s Sydney McLaughlin added one final piece of history to her legendary high school track and field career when she became the first athlete, male or female, to win the Gatorade National Athlete of the Year in consecutive years when she received that honor on Tuesday night at the Ritz Carlton in Los ...

Free Tennis at Plainfield's Hannah Atkins Courts Starts July 10

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Sure, Wimbledon is being played across the pond, but Plainfield's Hannah Atkins tennis courts will be the place to be, starting Monday, July 10.

Free tennis takes place Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Hannah Atkins playground is located at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

For more information, call the Plainfield ...

Referees Earn Their Stripes in the Off Season at Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Central North Basketball Officials Association (CNBOA) recently concluded its summer training program at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School for new and experienced basketball referees.


Dubbed “Advanced Officiating 3.0”, approximately a dozen officials attended the camp over three nights participating in classroom “chalk talk”, ...

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Returns to Piscataway with Annual Youth Football Camp

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Almost seven years ago Piscataway native Malcolm Jenkins formed his own charity called “The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation”. According to its website, “The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation is committed to youth development in underserved communities through programs and initiatives that emphasize education, character development, leadership, life skills, health and ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: June 26-July 2

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the City of Plainfield.

Monday, June 26

The Plainfield Area Y summer camp starts.  LEARN MORE
A Plainfield High School soccer camp for boys begins.  The program runs from June 26 through August 15, 9:00 to 11:00 am.  Meet at Maxson Middle School field at 920 East 7th Street.  This camp ...

Union County Freeholders Approve Agreements on Oak Ridge Park Recreation Facilities, But Some Residents Object to Recreation Project Expansions

ELIZABETH, NJ—An amended shared services agreement with the Union County Improvement Authority and a use and maintenance agreement with Union County College, both having to do with the Oak Ridge Park Project, were unanimously approved by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders on Thursday.

According to Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen of Springfield, the agreements would further ...

Two Records Set at Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield Track and Field Meet

Plainfield, NJ — Hundreds of young athletes gathered under partly sunny skies and cool temperatures for the 90th Annual Rotary Track and Field Meet, held June 7 at the Hub Stine Athletic Complex in Plainfield.

The Rotary Club’s meet has been held annually since 1924, with three year break during World War 2 and several meets cancelled due to weather. Started as an organized meet ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: June 12-18

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the City of Plainfield.

Monday, June 12

The Plainfield Democratic City Committee reorganizes tonight at 7:00 pm.  Open to the public, the meeting will take place at 35 Watchung Avenue. 
Both Freshman and Varsity Football team members begin mandatory mini camps from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at Plainfield ...

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