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Boys Track and Field: Union Catholic's Krishna White Shatters School Record in Triple Jump at Nationals

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Union Catholic senior Krishna White soared to a school record in the triple jump at the New Balance Nationals on Friday. Credits: Jim Lambert
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NEW YORK, NY -- Senior Krishna White soared into the Union Catholic record book when he placed 10th in the triple jump in the Emerging Elite competition with a leap of 45-1 in triple jump at New Balance National Championships on Friday at the New Balance Track and Field Center at the 168th Street Armory

White's 45-1 broke the school indoor record of 44-9 1/2 that he shared with Obinna Nwafor. White, who lives in Plainfield, made te 44-9 1/2 when he placed fourth at the Eastern Championships last month, and Nwafor hit 44-9 1/2 in 2008.

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Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

After Bruce Patterson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County Freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting Freeholder, I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered.

At the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union ...

Helping Teenagers Deal with Prom Night Stress

April 18, 2018

Prom can be one of the most exciting times for your teenager but at the same time one of the most stressful. 

It can also be very stressful for parents as they prepare themselves to accept that their teenager is graduating and soon going away to school, while planning a weekend away after prom night. Going to the Shore for the weekend or somewhere overnight has become more of the ...

Track and Field: Union Catholic Girls Qualified for 3 Finals, Ran Fastest NJ Times in 3 Races at Penn Relays

April 26, 2018

PHILADELPHIA - The Union Catholic girls have a history of making their presence felt on the biggest track and field stages.

The opening day of the 124th Penn Relays on Thursday proved to be no different as UC once again showed everyone that even without Olympian Sydney McLaughlin (now starring at the University of Kentucky) the Vikings are one of the best programs in the ...

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