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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…

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…

Expert On Urban Flora To Speak At Trailside Museum & Science Center

Marielle Anzelone, an expert on urban flora and the founder of NYC Wildflower week, will give a talk on “Native Flora in the Urban Landscape” at Union County’s Trailside Nature & Science Center on Saturday, November 16 at 11:00 a.m. Admission is $2.00. For more information contact the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County, 908- 654-9854 or visit ucnj.org/rce. (photo credit: Marielle Anzelone)

MOUNTAINSIDE — Marielle Anzelone, a contributing writer to the New York Times and the founder of New York City Wildflower week, will give a talk on “Native Flora in the Urban Landscape” at Union County’s Trailside Nature & Science Center, 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. Admission is $2.

Watchung Amateur Ski Club Plans Nov. 7 Open House

Photo credit: Joe Shlabotnik via Flickr

MOUNTAINSIDE – New Jersey’s very first ski club is about to turn 75, and is starting off its season with an open house on Thursday, Nov. 7. The free event will be held at the Mountainside Elks Club, Route 22 East, Mountainside, and all are welcome.

[PHOTO] Westfield Boy Earns Ribbon At Fall Troop Horse Show

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MOUNTAINSIDE — At Union County’s 80th Annual Fall Troop Horse Show at the Watchung Stables, held October 25-27, Freeholder Bruce H. Bergen was on-hand to award the Trophy and Blue Ribbon for “B Troopers 12 years of Age,” to Avery Conrad of Westfield.