Category: Fanwood

Scutari crushes Mahr 412-341 

A special Union County Democratic Convention at the Gran Centurions in Clark ousted Acting Chair Colleen Mahr from the perch she gained as vice-chair when former party boss Jerry Green suddenly announced his resignation.  Mahr, who is the Fanwood Mayor, became…

County awards grants

Sixteen local organizations will receive a total of $22,000 from the 2017 Union County History Grants Program, made possible from the New Jersey Historical Commission. The grants will be used to support special projects or general operating expenses for the county…

Drama in Scotch Plains government

by Bruce Paterson Nothing surprises me anymore when it comes to what I not so fondly call Soprano County aka Union County and those connected with it’s government. Last week, I noted one of their tactics, that politicians when caught in…

Stay in touch with elected officials

Many citizens complain about government but only a few ever reach out to elected leaders to let them know what things should be done differently. In a representative democracy, staying in contact with elected officials is as much as responsibility…