Cell expert faces hours of questions on UCC tower

Cell expert faces hours of questions on UCC tower

CRANFORD, N.J. — A radiofrequency expert answered questions regarding a proposed 140-foot cell tower on the Union County College campus for approximately three-and-a-half hours at a zoning board meeting on Jan. 13, repeating the claim that there was insufficient wireless-telephone coverage in the area. Glenn Pierson, who also testified at a December meeting, said gaps […]

Linden schools to restart student searches

Linden schools to restart student searches

LINDEN, N.J. — Random searches of students at Soehl and McManus middle schools and Linden High School were to begin later this month, officials said, reinstituting a policy that was first introduced a decade ago. “Our renewed use of random searches is part of an overall effort to boost security, which includes our special law […]

Six more Cranford homes to get flood help

Six more Cranford homes to get flood help

CRANFORD, N.J. — Six more homes in the municipality on or near the Rahway River will be repaired to fix flood damage and elevated to try to prevent it in the future under a contract approved by the township committee at its Jan. 7 meeting. The vote was the second time the council has selected […]

Three-story building OK’d for Raritan Road

Three-story building OK’d for Raritan Road

CLARK, N.J. — A three-story apartment building will be going up on Raritan Road next to the Clark Village Shopping Center after the planning board unanimously approved a 42-unit structure for the 2.68-acre site at its Jan. 9 reorganization meeting. The building, north of the intersection with Westfield Avenue, will occupy 18,000 square feet and […]

Expert claims UCC lacks adequate mobile phone coverage

Expert claims UCC lacks adequate mobile phone coverage

CRANFORD, NJ — A radio frequency expert told the local Zoning Board on Dec. 16 that there is an inadequate cell signal in the basement of Union County College’s campus buildings, an issue that could be corrected by a proposed 140-foot cell tower. The testimony from Glenn Pierson, of Pierfour Enterprises, on Dec. 16 came […]

Linden council merges IT staff

Linden council merges IT staff

LINDEN, NJ — The city is forming a new Division of Information Technology and eliminating the Division of Computers, a move that the City Council considers a “consolidation.” Moving forward, all staff members who work with computers will be in the Division of Information Technology. The change, determined in a 7-3 vote at the council’s […]

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