Scotch Plains

Mosquito spraying scheduled

Mosquito control spraying is scheduled for Friday, July 11 between 7pm and 12am, weather permitting, in the following locations: Berkeley Hts. – DPW Yard, Eaton Ct. Area, Shadow La., Euclid Ave., Mt. Carmel Area, Wren Ct., Sycamore Ave. Clark – Frances Dr., Feather Bed La.…

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,…

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…

Koch brothers Tea Party group cheers RINO Kean

TRENTON – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s Tea Party organization funded by the Koch brothers, released a statement applauding Sen. Thomas Kean, Jr. for “heading in the right direction and spot on with fixing the budget.” “Leadership has begun to take hold in…

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…

Third shooting in four months leaves Rahway teen paralyzed

RAHWAY — The city’s third shooting in four months left one city teenager paralyzed and another facing decades in prison, but police have not recovered the weapon used in any of three separate crimes. A dispute between two 16-year-old boys…