Big East Basketball Matchups Announced

STATE – The BIG EAST Conference unveiled the 2010-11 men’s basketball opponents matrix for all 16 member schools on Thursday. For the fourth straight season, each school will play 18 conference games with a format featuring 12 opponents once and three teams twice.

Marlins Hook Benitez

NEWARK – Newark Bears officials announced today that relief pitcher Armando Benitez was signed on Thursday by the Florida Marlins and assigned to Triple-A New Orleans. Benitez becomes the fourth Bear signed to affiliated ball in 2010, joining J.R. House, Fernando Cortez and Fernando Seguignol.

A Sincere Thank You From the Larsen Campaign

It has been an honor and my privilege to run a campaign for the Republican candidacy of the U.S. House of Representatives, the People’s House. During that time, I enjoyed working alongside many people and had the pleasure of meeting numerous constituents of NJ’s 7th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of Hunterdon, Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties.

21 New Tutors Join Literacy Volunteers

UNION COUNTY — Literacy Volunteers of Union County recently graduated 21 new volunteer tutors who completed a training workshop series in Westfield. The volunteers became certified to tutor both basic skills and English as a second language after completing the 15-hour workshop.