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Union County Residents Urged To Dispose Of Unwanted Prescription Medication Via Project Medicine Drop

UNION COUNTY — The Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Union County Police Department, and local elected officials and health professionals are urging residents to take a moment this October to dispose of their unwanted prescription medication at one of two county locations participating in the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General Division of Community Affairs’ Project Medicine Drop initiative.

Police Academy Seeking Alternate-Route Police Recruits

SCOTCH PLAINS — Individuals interested in becoming a New Jersey law-enforcement officer will have the opportunity to apply via the state’s Alternate Route program at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains, with applications to be accepted from Monday, Sept. 23 through Wednesday, Nov. 13, officials announced Friday.