Category: Local

NJ soldier killed in combat

United States Army Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin lost his life in combat on January 1, 2018 while deployed in Afghanistan. Golin served as a Special Forces weapons sergeant for the Green Berets in B Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special…

Vermont legalizes marijuana

Vermont became the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana, but it is the first to make cannabis legal through a legislative process rather than a ballot initiative. In a statement Republican Gov. Phil Scott, who vetoed a similar bill in 2017,…

Rahway Fire Chief lands in hot water

More than 100 new reports surfaced after Rahway Fire Chief William R. Young Jr. was charged with driving drunk by Jackson Township Police, who stopped him at about 10:40 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2017, and conducted several field sobriety tests. The 60-year-old chief…

Environmental action in Union County

Union County residents who are interested in tackling environmental issues can join the Environmental Stewards program. Conveniently based in Westfield, the program is designed to help local residents design and execute environmental projects in their communities. “The Environmental Stewards program…