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Bresenhan urging residents to sign flooding petition

RAHWAY— Councilman Robert Bresenhan, Jr. is urging city residents to sign an online petition to help move along a multi-million-dollar plan to mitigate the frequent flooding that takes place along the Rahway River basin. “I join Cranford Township Commissioner Tom Hannen…

Obama considers widening strikes against Islamic State

President Obama is considering widening military strikes against the extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley. The U.S. has been bombing the Islamic State’s positions in Iraq, and may decide to extend those strikes to Syria. Three years after…

Linden animal control committee releases progress report

LINDEN — The city’s ad hoc committee is proposing to privatize animal control and overhaul the existing municipal facility after reviewing conditions in response to citizen complaints. After concerns regarding the facility were brought to the attention of municipal officials…

Bernard Purdie All-Stars Set To Take The Stage August 20

CLARK –The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 54th season of music on Wednesday evening, August 20, featuring The Bernard Purdie All-Stars.  The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the public to attend this free concert…

Rahway Councilman charged with assault

RAHWAY – A City Council member was arrested after domestic violence incident in Vernon Township last week, Vernon Police Lt. Brian Jernick said. Authorities say Vernon police officer Ronald Koumaras arrested 2nd Ward Councilman Michael Cox on July 27 at 2:28 a.m. Cox was…