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…

Democrat asking if City Hall is out of touch

RAHWAY — Four shootings in four months and a political speech that concentrated on plans to borrow $3 million for parks improvements has at least one Democrat questioning whether City Hall politicians are out of touch with the serious problems…

Rahway River Watershed Flood Control Group Meets Thursday

UNION TOWNSHIP — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will meet Thursday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Union Township Municipal Building to discuss objectives for 2014 and the next steps on the Rahway River flood mitigation effort.

Kenilworth, Middlesex Moving Companies Among 26 Charged In State Sting

John J. Hoffman

NEWARK – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs are citing 26 unlicensed moving companies with violating state law, and assessing civil penalties of $2,500 each, as the result of an undercover sting operation.

One year of senseless silence on gun violence

Voice of the People by James J. Devine

One year ago today, we lost 26 fellow Americans to gun violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. We lost 20 of our youngest students, and six dedicated school workers. To mark the anniversary of that tragedy with…

Union County Libraries Team Up For Holiday Food Drive


UNION COUNTY — Libraries are inviting their patrons to help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a food drive. From Nov. 25 – Dec. 16, Union County Public Libraries will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey Community Food Bank and other local food pantries.