Close to 700 Riders Take to the Streets for 15th Annual Tour de Elizabeth

May 22, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 700 cyclists of every skill level took to the streets for the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that rolled throughout the city on Sunday morning. 

This year’s tour that is open to all ages, was a 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic neighborhoods, beginning and ending at City Hall.

Members of the Elizabeth Police ...

Baseball: Five-Run Fifth Inning Dooms Union Farmers in Loss to Westfield Blue Devils in Union County Tournament Semifinals

UNION, NJ-  The Union High School Farmers varsity baseball team trailed 2-0 to the Westfield High School Blue Devils through two innings of action but found a way to get the offense going to give themselves a lead.

All it took was a span of four batters for everything to unravel for them in the bottom of the fifth inning though, as the fourth-seeded Farmers lost to the top-seeded and ...

Signing Day for Seven Union High School Athletes

UNION, NJ – Seven Union High School scholarship athletes signed letters of intent with colleges and universities on Thursday morning in the UHS Library.

“We are proud of all of our student athletes for achieving both their academic and athletic goals,” said UHS Athletic Director Linda Ionta.  “They are always welcomed back to their Union High School ...

Union High School Twirlers: Winning Championships and Building Confidence

UNION, NJ – There’s a lot more to Union High School’s baton twirling team than what most people see at football games.  There are 11 girls on the twirling team, but only five on the competition team. 

This past weekend that team won another state championship title at the United States Twirling Association’s event.  According to coach Nicole Placca, this ...

High School Baseball: Union Falls to Gov. Livingston, 10-1

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston Highlanders blasted their way past the Union Farmers 10-1, Tuesday afternoon in Berkeley Heights.

Union (7-5) came to the Heights looking for a quality conference win with their sophomore ace Andrew Sanborn (2-1) rested and ready to go. Sanborn a hard throwing right hander, who also was the Farmers quarterback this past fall, was ...

Baseball: Dren Gojac, Anthony Farinha Fuel Union Farmers Offense in Comeback Win over Johnson Crusaders

UNION, NJ-  The Union High School Farmers varsity baseball team trailed in a close game and couldn’t quite solve Arthur L. Johnson High School freshman starting pitcher Kyle Adorno for most of the game. All of that changed in a matter of four batters in the order as the game shifted to the bottom of the fifth inning.

Union senior starting pitcher Brandon Bedlivy got through the ...

Softball: Dayton Wins 5-1 as Cataldo One Hits Union

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Union Farmers faced a one-hitter against Dayton, when Dayton's freshman Nicole Cataldo and her teammates supported her by knocking in five runs.

Dayton jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on freshman Kaya Mahy’s first home run on the game.  Union tied the game 1-1 in the top of the second inning.

In the fourth inning, Dayton added three runs on ...

Adult Softball League

UNION, NJ - Registration is currently open for experienced and novice softball players for the men's and women's leagues.

Call the Union Recreation Department at 908.686.4200 for details.

Kids: Hit the Courts This Summer

UNION, NJ - Registration opens Monday, April 16, for the popular Summer Tennis Clinic for boys and girls in grades 2 to 8. 

Run by the Union Recreation Department, the clinic runs from June 25 - August 2, Monday through Thursdays (rain make-ups held on Friday).

Grades 2 - 3:  9:00 - 9:55 a.m.

Grades 4 - 5:  10:00 - 10:55 a.m.

Grades 6 - 8:  11:00 - 11:55 ...

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Union Catholic's Njoroge and Samuels Sign National Letters of Intent

May 14, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Two members of Union Catholic's Class of 2018 gathered with their families, coaches, classmates, and school administrators for a special ceremony in the main lobby of the school on Friday morning to sign their National Letters of Intent.

Josh Njoroge, of Union, signed to play soccer at Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and Christina Samuels signed to continue ...