Cranford

Summer Savings Special for Rides at Watchung Stable in Mountainside

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MOUNTAINSIDE – Summer is here and Union County’s Watchung Stable is offering a “Summer Saving Special” for all Union County residents from July 6 through July 28. For every public trail ride purchased by a Union County resident during the…

Bargains Await At Clark Church’s Garage Sale

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CLARK — Osceola Presbyterian Church is holding its annual garage sale tomorrow, Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a selection of items for sale at bargain prices, including jewelry, tools, pet items, housewares, linens, electronics,…

Koch brothers Tea Party group cheers RINO Kean

TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s Tea Party organization funded by the Koch brothers, released a statement applauding Sen. Thomas Kean, Jr. for “heading in the right direction and spot on with fixing the budget.” “Leadership has begun to take hold in…

Document-shredding program will visit Scotch Plains on June 22

SCOTCH PLAINS – The next mobile paper-shredding program for confidential personal documents will be available free of charge to the public on Sunday, June 22, at the Union County Vo-Tech campus in Scotch Plains. “Union County’s mobile document-shredding service helps…

Rajoppi announces new, advanced election results website

UNION COUNTY — County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi said election results for the June 3 Primary Election may be viewed after the polls close on Tuesday night on a new, advanced website that includes a state-of-the-art reporting module with mapping, graphs and reporting capabilities. “Voters and candidates in…

Justice’s last parade

UNION COUNTY — The county’s mounted police horse, Justice, will be retired after his last parade Monday, May 26, when Officer Frank Catena trailers him through Clark to honor fallen warriors on Memorial Day. Justice, who began his 14 year…

Cranford man sentenced to prison for distributing child porn

NEWARK—A Cranford man was sentenced to 63 months in prison for distributing images of child sexual abuse over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Andrew Johnson, 30, previously pleaded guilty before federal district Judge Susan D. Wigenton to…

Clark Church Announces Lenten Season Services

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CLARK – Osceola Presbyterian Church invites community members to attend a series of Wednesday evening services to prepare for the Lenten season starting on Ash Wednesday, March 5. The weekly programs begin at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary with…

Letters Offer Glimpse Of Life During Civil War

By Paul Hadsall CRANFORD – Married soldiers in the Civil War faced four key challenges according to historian John G. Zinn: distance, danger, finances and readjustment after returning home. Zinn, the chair of the New Jersey Civil War 150th Anniversary…