Union County

School Board Candidates File Petitions

STATE – Candidates have filed petitions to run for seats on area school boards. Though the original deadline was Monday afternoon, Gov. Jon Corzine extended it until 4 p.m. Wednesday because a snowstorm Monday caused most school districts to shut…

Lady Owls Win Regional Title

CRANFORD – On Sunday, March 1, the Union County College Lady Owls Basketball Team secured the Region XIX championship title, with a win over Delaware Tech by a score of 64-56 at the County College of Morris. Delaware Tech started…

Fifth Grader Saves Cousin’s Life

RAHWAY – Last week, a Rahway fifth grader saved her cousin’s life by calling 9-1-1. Brooklyn Williams, a student at Madison Elementary School in Rahway, went to wake up her six-month-old cousin Mark Anthony Little, she noticed that he was…

Celebrating 100 Days

Celebrating 100 Days—A celebration of the 100th Day of School was enjoyed by Mrs. Shaffer’s first grade class at Saint Agnes School. The children participated in many activities, which included making a 100 collection, writing 100 words, doing 100 jumping…

Ethics Panel Investigating Cryan

STATE—The Joint Legislative Committee on Ethical Standards voted unanimously Tuesday to pursue an investigation into allegations that Assemblyman Joseph Cryan abused his office by having legislative staff perform tasks related to his non-government post as state Democratic Party chairman for…

Promoting Healthy Habits

Promoting Healthy Habits—February is Dental Health Month at schools in New Jersey. On Feb. 17 students from the UMDNJ School of Dental Hygiene visited Grover Cleveland School in Rahway. The hygiene students visited each class and gave lessons on dental…

Clark Teen Earns Eagle Scout Award

CLARK—Anthony N. Poyssick, a member of Boy Scout Troop 145 of Clark, earned his Eagle Scout award, the highest honor in Boy Scouting. Only four percent of all Boy Scouts attain this rank. A scout since 1998, Poyssick has earned…