Hillside

Hillside man charged with distribution of child pornography

A Hillside man has been arrested and charged with possessing and distributing child pornography, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday, July 17. Kevin A. Cole, 49, is charged with one count of second-degree distribution of child pornography…

The Gateway Family YMCA Selected to Receive LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Implementation Grant

Initiative designed to improve quality of life for cancer survivors and their families to launch this fall in Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County. Elizabeth – July 10, 2014 – The Gateway Family YMCA will become a provider of…

Route 22 Auto Sales fined $1.8 million plus restitution

STATE – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs obtained a $1.8 million settlement plus consumer restitution from eight auto dealerships and their owners, Carmelo Giuffre, of Brooklyn, New York, and Ignazio Guiffre, of Colts Neck. The settlement resolves a state…

Mosquito spraying scheduled

Mosquito control spraying is scheduled for Friday, July 11 between 7pm and 12am, weather permitting, in the following locations: Berkeley Hts. – DPW Yard, Eaton Ct. Area, Shadow La., Euclid Ave., Mt. Carmel Area, Wren Ct., Sycamore Ave. Clark – Frances Dr., Feather Bed La.…

Dispatcher Training Made Available to Job Seekers

UNION COUNTY — The John H. Stamler Police Academy is pleased to announce a special alternate route course option for individuals with no prior experience who are interested in becoming trained as 9-1-1 dispatchers. The required nine days of training,…

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…

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…

Sexual relationship took place at the Union County Juvenile Detention Center

UNION COUNTY —  Authorities said a former juvenile detention officer spent nearly a year engaging in a sexual relationship with an incarcerated male teenager while the woman was on duty at the Union County Juvenile Detention Center in Linden. Sherrie Brown-Braswell, 37,…

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…