Woodbridge Council President Switches Parties

WOODBRIDGE—Township Council President Robert Luban announced Tuesday, March 3, that he has changed his party affiliation to Republican. “There are major disagreements concerning political philosophy between myself and the Woodbridge Democratic Party leadership,” the former Democrat said. Luban added that…

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…

Gov. Extends School Board Filing Deadline

TRENTON – Gov. Jon Corzine issued an executive order to extend the deadline for candidates to file to run in April’s school board election because Monday’s snowstorm closed most of the schools in the state. The deadline had originally been…

St. Pat’s Defeats Elizabeth In County Tournament

By Jim Whelan After a five year absence from the Union County Finals, the Elizabeth Minutemen made it back this year. The Minutemen beat #4 state-ranked Plainfield convincingly 88-78 during last Wednesday’s night semi-final match-up at the Elizabeth Dunn Center.…

Tax tip of the Day: Visit IRS.gov Web site

 Gregg Semanick-New Jersey’s IRS Spokesperson IRS.gov provides a wealth of information.  You can access tax forms and publications; learn about electronic filing; check the status of your refund; calculate the amount of withholding on your W-4; and, request an online…

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…

Kean Tops Preseason NJAC Baseball Poll

PITMAN—After capturing the 2008 NJAC Championship and advancing to the NCAA Division III National Championship Series, Kean University has been selected as the 2009 preseason baseball favorite in the New Jersey Athletic Conference. Kean was selected to finish first on…