Springfield

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…

Democrat asking if City Hall is out of touch

RAHWAY — Four shootings in four months and a political speech that concentrated on plans to borrow $3 million for parks improvements has at least one Democrat questioning whether City Hall politicians are out of touch with the serious problems…

Rahway River Watershed Flood Control Group Meets Thursday

UNION TOWNSHIP — The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control will meet Thursday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. in the Union Township Municipal Building to discuss objectives for 2014 and the next steps on the Rahway River flood mitigation effort.

Springfield Library’s Chair Yoga Program Continues In January

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SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Free Public Library will continue presenting a unique yoga program this month, on Jan. 10, 17 and 24 at 12:30 p.m. Chair Yoga is a 45-minute class which includes guided relaxation, breath work, seated stretching/poses and standing…

Springfield Library’s “Great Books” Group Announces 2014 Schedule

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SPRINGFIELD — The Great Books group of the Springfield Free Public Library will resume its meetings, beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, with a discussion of “The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire,” by Edward Gibbon.

Newark Pair Charged In Connection With Springfield Bank Robbery

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SPRINGFIELD — A Newark man and woman arrested late last week and charged in connection with a bank robbery in Parsippany-Troy Hills have been additionally charged with being responsible for a recent bank robbery in Springfield, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.