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Christie nominated three Union County residents as Superior Court judges

STATE – Governor Chris Christie selected three Union County residents for appointment as Superior Court judges, John M. Deitch of Fanwood, plus Theresa E. Mullen and Candido Rodriguez, both of Scotch Plains. Deitch, a partner in the Morristown law firm Coughlin Duffy, has represented utilities companies and assisted in…

Interfaith gathering discussing the Golden Rule and welfare

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Committee Council will host a ‘Day of Prayer’ event Thursday, Sept. 18, at the First United Methodist Church in Westfield, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The council, comprised of 40 congregations and community-based…

AARP advocate has message for Verizon & Board of Public Utilities

by Ken Lindhorst The Board of Public Utilities (BPU) was established to ensure safe, adequate, and reliable utility services at reasonable rates for customers in New Jersey. This includes basic telecommunications services. Superstorm Sandy and September 11, 2001 showed how…

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…