Union County

Hike through history this fall

On Saturday, October 18, you can retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

Elizabeth man admits he killed firefighter while driving drunk

An Elizabeth man admitted to causing an alcohol-fueled crash that took the life of a veteran FDNY firefighter last fall. Anthony Marsal, 25, on Monday pleaded guilty to a single count of death by auto before state Superior Court Judge…

Environmental meeting on October 21 to talk carcinogen cleanup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up a nine mile stretch of Bound Brook as the final phase of the cleanup of the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Cornell-Dubilier Electronics, Inc.…

Hike through history this fall

What would it be like to retrace the steps of the American revolutionary war soldiers who engaged the British in Metuchen on June 26, 1777, and then fought a running battle across what is now Edison and Scotch Plains before…

County seeking input from seniors

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced will hold a public meeting for older residents for input on the “2015 Area Plan.” Each year, the Area Plan provides a blueprint for coordinating senior services and keeping them up to date.…

Women Invited To Oct. 18 Breakfast At Clark Church

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CLARK – Osceola Presbyterian Church’s women’s book club, “Reading By Sonlight” and the Osceola Presbyterian Women’s Association are blending together to present a women’s breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 10 a.m. The free continental breakfast is open to…

Lesniak launches high school for addicts

UNION – New Jersey’s first public high school for students with drug and alcohol problems opened on the campus of Kean University, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday. “This is a great moment for New Jersey and the first of its kind,”…