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Dispatcher Training Made Available to Job Seekers

UNION COUNTY — The John H. Stamler Police Academy is pleased to announce a special alternate route course option for individuals with no prior experience who are interested in becoming trained as 9-1-1 dispatchers. The required nine days of training,…

Union County boasts five drug busts from three investigations

UNION COUNTY — Three separate investigations into drug sales in Plainfield and Roselle have culminated in five arrests, dozens of criminal charges, and the recovery of two handguns and tens of thousands of dollars in cash and narcotics, including large sums…

Summer Savings Special for Rides at Watchung Stable in Mountainside

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MOUNTAINSIDE – Summer is here and Union County’s Watchung Stable is offering a “Summer Saving Special” for all Union County residents from July 6 through July 28. For every public trail ride purchased by a Union County resident during the…

The Gateway Family YMCA Staff Supports Annual Campaign with over $38,000 in donations

YMCA Staff Giving Leads the 2014 Annual Campaign ELIZABETH, NJ  – Staff members from The Gateway Family YMCA donated more than $38,000 to the Annual Campaign in 2014, recognizing the need and impact made by the Y in the community.…

Document-shredding program will visit Scotch Plains on June 22

SCOTCH PLAINS – The next mobile paper-shredding program for confidential personal documents will be available free of charge to the public on Sunday, June 22, at the Union County Vo-Tech campus in Scotch Plains. “Union County’s mobile document-shredding service helps…

Rajoppi announces new, advanced election results website

UNION COUNTY — County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi said election results for the June 3 Primary Election may be viewed after the polls close on Tuesday night on a new, advanced website that includes a state-of-the-art reporting module with mapping, graphs and reporting capabilities. “Voters and candidates in…

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…

Independent spending filtering down to the municipal level

by Jeff Brindle First nationally, next in the states, and now municipal. That’s the trend. Outside group independent spending became noticeable during the Clinton administration, accelerated following McCain/Feingold, and climaxed after Citizens United. During the 2012 presidential primary and general…

Unsolved murder victim remembered

RAHWAY — Family members of Jennea Workman, friends and social justice advocates will gather Thursday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the unsolved murder victim’s death. The candle light vigil will begin Thursday, May 8 at 7 pm at Cambridge…