Union boy killed in hit-and-run

Union boy killed in hit-and-run

UNION, NJ — Police are searching for the driver of a white or silver van that struck and killed a 12-year-old Union boy on Galloping Hill Road at about 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, authorities said. Jeremy Maraj died July 19, about 36 hours after being hit in the area of Forest Drive, according […]

Hearing on 140-foot cell tower at UCC delayed

Hearing on 140-foot cell tower at UCC delayed

CRANFORD, NJ — A hearing to consider whether three wireless mobile phone companies can erect a 140-foot cell tower on the rear western side of the Union County College campus was postponed July 8 because a group of residents opposed to the structure said it was not prepared. Cranford Zoning Board of Adjustment Chairman Richard […]

New acting prosecutor named for county

New acting prosecutor named for county

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Former Union County Assistant Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo has been named to replace Jennifer Davenport as acting prosecutor in the county, becoming the third person to hold the title in less than three months, and the sixth in less than two years. The state Attorney General’s Office announced the appointment in […]

Digital scanners are introduced on select NJ Transit buses

UNION COUNTY, NJ — NJ Transit has begun a pilot program on select bus routes to introduce a new fare-payment technology. Since June 6, customers on several NJ Transit buses have been using an onboard ticket-validation system that scans barcodes on paper and mobile tickets. This program is the first step toward the future acceptance […]

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