Hillside pool commission almost axed; controversy continues

HILLSIDE, NJ — Controversy continues over Hillside’s community pool, as members of the pool commission continue to clash with some members of the town council. While those on the pool commission say that things are ready to go and the necessary pool personnel are hired, problems between the council and pool commission persist. Things seemed to […]

Ex-coach files civil rights suit

ELIZABETH, NJ — A former Elizabeth High School football coach has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey against the Elizabeth Board of Education, claiming that he was unlawfully fired because of his race and the political interests of others. John Quinn, formerly the head football coach […]

Community policing building in Linden to ‘strengthen ties’

Community policing building in Linden  to ‘strengthen ties’

LINDEN, NJ — On May 22, the Linden Police Department hosted a community event to celebrate the grand reopening of the city’s Community Oriented Police Station. The event, which was held at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center, gave residents the opportunity to meet the officers working in their neighborhoods. The event also included a meet and greet […]

Cranford church proves it’s a good neighbor

Drops parking lot expansion proposal due to complaints

CRANFORD, NJ — Trinity Church of Cranford has revoked its application to expand its parking lot after learning its plans weren’t being supported by a few of its neighbors. Under the new Rev. Andy Kruger, funds for the parking lot expansion have been redirected to support the church’s facilities and programs at the Trinity Episcopal Day […]

Roselle leads the way on immigration front

Brings documentation services to Tristate’s population in need

Roselle leads the way on immigration front

ROSELLE, NJ — Building on past initiatives to aid the borough of Roselle’s immigrant population, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau invited the New York General Consulate of Mexico to bring documentation services to the borough last week. Dansereau, along with the Adelante Alliance of New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that advocates for immigrants based in Garwood, brought […]

Ribbon cut on Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Improvement Authority hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex. Located at 2 Cherry St., Elizabeth, the new courthouse has six state-of-the-art courtrooms and facilities that will serve families throughout […]