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  • Linden celebrates inaugural Polish Heritage Day Festival
    by Alyssa Lidman on Sun, Oct 13th, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    LINDEN, N.J. — There were polkas, pierogies, plenty of dancing and food vendors at the city’s inaugural Polish Heritage Day Festival on Saturday, Oct. 5, at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, and the festival achieved its goal of bringing people into Linden. “The idea was to bring people from outside of Linden into Linden, Councilman Peter The post Linden celebrates inaugural Polish Heritage Day Festival appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Rahway football was last 5-0 and 6-0 in last state championship season of 1984; Indians captured North 2, Group 3 that year for 3rd time in playoff era
    by JR Parachini on Sat, Oct 12th, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    Rahway came close to winning a state championship last year. This year the Indians presently have the look of a team that will accomplish that feat. Standout senior middle linebacker Qualil Lumpkins likes where Rahway is at the moment, but also cautions: “stay hungry and take it one game at a time.” Rahway defeated Cranford The post Rahway football was last 5-0 and 6-0 in last state championship season of 1984; Indians captured North 2, Group 3 that year for 3rd time in playoff era appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Rahway football moves to 5-0 for first time since 1984; Pierre-Louis scores 4 TDs in 46-14 home win over Cranford
    by JR Parachini on Sat, Oct 12th, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    RAHWAY – Rahway’s first 5-0 start in 35 years is no surprise to standout senior middle linebacker Qualil Lumpkins, always among the team’s leading tacklers. “On defense we keep things simple and just try to fly around,” Lumpkins said. “A big thanks goes to Coach (Lou) Urbano (Rahway’s defensive coordinator).” Rahway’s only given up seven The post Rahway football moves to 5-0 for first time since 1984; Pierre-Louis scores 4 TDs in 46-14 home win over Cranford appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Union to seek state money for library renovations
    by Alyssa Lidman on Sat, Oct 12th, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    UNION, N.J. — The township is looking to expand and renovate the public library’s main branch on Morris Avenue, but will need money from funds approved in a state bond referendum three years ago to get the work done. “We wanted to apply because we knew that we wanted to bring our library up to The post Union to seek state money for library renovations appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Birchwood PILOT share with schools still up in air
    by Alyssa Lidman on Fri, Oct 11th, 2019 at 1:44 pm

    CRANFORD, N.J. — Township officials are still debating what portion, if any, of the Birchwood PILOT will be shared with the public school district to offset the impact of the 225-unit apartment complex set to open next year near the Kenilworth border. The PILOT, or payment in lieu of taxes, was approved by the Township The post Birchwood PILOT share with schools still up in air appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Union County LocalSource Photos – October 10th Edition
    by editor on Thu, Oct 10th, 2019 at 6:39 pm

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  • LINDEN – Polish Heritage Day Festival (October 2019)
    by editor on Thu, Oct 10th, 2019 at 6:27 pm

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  • Roselle school board OKs church space for preschoolers
    by Alyssa Lidman on Thu, Oct 10th, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    ROSELLE, N.J. — Regular preschoolers were to finally begin attending classes this week, more than a month later than the rest of the district, after the school board approved using space at the Redeemed Christian Church of God Agape House, located at 239 First Ave. The decision to use the 9,500 square feet of church The post Roselle school board OKs church space for preschoolers appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Summit football, behind stellar defense and 3 Lusardi touchdowns, knocks off 4-0 Somerville; Goldblatt forces key fumble that leads to winning TD and then closes game with INT
    by JR Parachini on Tue, Oct 8th, 2019 at 3:54 am

    Summit was coming off a home loss to undefeated Rahway and was then faced with the prospect of hosting defending Mid-State Conference Mountain Division champion Somerville, another team without a setback. The visiting Pioneers arrived at Summit’s Tatlock Field Saturday with a 4-0 record that included 187 points for, only 26 against, and two shutouts. The post Summit football, behind stellar defense and 3 Lusardi touchdowns, knocks off 4-0 Somerville; Goldblatt forces key fumble that leads to winning TD and then closes game with INT appeared first on Union News Daily.

  • Hillside football’s 5-0 start most dominating; Comets have outscored opposition 203-14, with 3 shutouts
    by JR Parachini on Sun, Oct 6th, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    First Hillside realized what it took to win just to be in the conversation of being among the better teams. Then the Comets took the next step. Hillside reached a state championship game two years ago for the first time in over 30 years. Then the Comets won it, state champs for the first time The post Hillside football’s 5-0 start most dominating; Comets have outscored opposition 203-14, with 3 shutouts appeared first on Union News Daily.