UNION COUNTY—A report by a taxpayer watchdog group says the county payroll has increased by nearly $2 million in just three months and it looks like top county employees got unannounced pay hikes and bonuses.
LINDEN—A lawsuit filed against the city by Dawn E. Kologi, the wife of Linden City Attorney Edward Kologi, has been settled by the City Council for $142,000.
ROSELLE—The county political machine will battle it out this year with independent Democrats in Roselle, where control of the governing body could depend on the outcome of Rev. James Moore’s challenge to Council President Jamel Holley.
HILLSIDE—Seniors and low to moderate-income residents of Hillside and nearby communities can get free help filing their federal and state income taxes at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, 31 Evans Terminal in Hillside.
CLARK–Cub Scouts from Clark Cub Scout Pack 145 recently learned what it is like to be a police officer.
CLARK– In the spirit the holidays, second grade students at F.K. Hehnly School in Clark donated their holiday money to a good cause.
CRANFORD – From Jan. 22 through Feb. 25, the group exhibition, “It’s Personal”, will be on display in the Tomasulo Gallery in the MacKay Library of the Cranford campus of Union County College.
CLARK—Hallmark Realtors has a Seniors Lifestyle Division to address the various real estate issues of maturing adults, 50 and over. Three sales associates—Joanne Mordas, Joyce Sretenovic and Michele Savage—have earned the SRES® Designation.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.—Ashley Amalfe of Clark was named to the Dean’s List at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn., for the fall 2009 semester.
RAHWAY—The Rahway Police Department is looking for people who want to make a difference in their community. Volunteers will be trained to become Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members.