Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Mountainside resident admits smuggling $65 million in sensitive electronic components to Russia’s ministry of defense, federal security service

  NEWARK — A Mountainside man today admitted his role in an international procurement network that obtained and smuggled more than $65 million worth of electronics from the United States to Russia in violation of export control laws, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Alexander Brazhnikov Jr., 36, a naturalized United States citizen born in Moscow, pleaded guilty […]

Mountainside has announced Memorial Day ceremony and parade scheduled for May 25

MOUNTAINSIDE — On Monday, May 25, Mountainside will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony followed by a parade honoring those who have died in our nation’s service. The ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the Veterans flagpole monument on Constitution Plaza located between the Fire House & Library. Upon conclusion of the ceremony, Veterans, Scouts, Rescue Squad, […]

A Naturalist’s Diary; lecture to be held at Trailside in Mountainside on May 6

MOUNTAINSIDE – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced A Naturalist’s Diary, a lecture for adults 18 and older at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside on Wednesday, May 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Former Audubon Naturalist Pete Bacinski offers a program complete with the natural history facts and questions people never […]

Mountainside library annouces February run of Tuesday Night Movies

MOUNTAINSIDE — The public is invited to Tuesday Night Movies in the Community Room at Mountainside Public Library in February. Weekly movies are mostly selected from recent, first-run, critically acclaimed movies selected from the library’s catalog of DVDs.  This month’s selection includes on Feb. 3 the Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture, The Grand Budapest Hotel, […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]

Historic Levi Cory House in Mountainside has new date for move

MOUNTAINSIDE – Finally, after two postponements, Mountainside’s historic Levi Cory House will be moved on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 2. Necessary work will be completed to reinforce a section of the framing and chimney so that the 200-year old structure can be ready for the journey. The house has been placed on “cribbing” suspending […]

Murder suspect remains in custody as police search for body of Cranford victim

UNION – Suspect Matthew Ballister III remained in the county jail this morning on $2 million bail but has refused to tell police where he dumped the slain body of his Cranford girlfriend, April Wyckoff. According to police sources, more than 100 law enforcement officers along with the Hudson County K-9 Unit, U.S. Park Police […]