Illegal puppy mill in Scotch Plains dismantled; more than 130 animals rescued and given to UC shelters

Illegal puppy mill in Scotch Plains dismantled; more than 130 animals rescued and given to UC shelters

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Investigators recently dismantled an illegal Scotch Plains puppy mill run out of a private residence, rescuing more than 130 animals and transferring them to more than a dozen local shelters, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Scotch Plains Police Chief Ted Conley jointly announced on Feb. 19. Ten fourth-degree […]

Four-legged visitors thank Linden High School students for generosity

LINDEN, NJ — Representatives of Turtle Back Zoo — both two- and four-legged — visited Linden High School zoology classes on Jan. 31 to thank students for raising money for animals harmed by the recent Australian wildfires. The initiative began when students in Amanda Montealegre’s zoology classes learned about species native to Australia, including platypuses, […]

Final 2019-2020 Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE FINAL BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) – outright champions 2-Elizabeth (2-2) 3-Linden (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (8-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (4-4) Union (4-4) Plainfield (4-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (9-1) – outright champions 2-Rahway (8-2) […]

American Water invests $4.6 million in Hillside infrastructure

HILLSIDE, NJ –– Last week, New Jersey American Water began replacing approximately 11,000 feet of aging 6-inch water. The company will upgrade the water lines, installed in the 1930s, with 8-inch ductile iron main along the entire lengths of Paul Street, Cornell Place, McLean Place, Buchanan Street, Purce Street, Leo Street, Chapman Street and Tillman […]

Union County Tournament boys and girls basketball matchups for Tuesday, Feb. 18 and Wednesday, Feb. 19

UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT BOYS BASKETBALL SECOND ROUND WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19: TOP SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 12-Scotch Plains at 5-Westfield, winner vs. 4-Linden 9-Union at 8-Plainfield, winner vs. 1-Patrick School BOTTOM SIDE OF THE BRACKET: 19-Johnson at 14-Cranford, winner vs. 3-Elizabeth 10-Rahway at 7-Summit, winner vs. 2-Roselle Catholic Quarterfinals are Saturday, Feb. 22. UNION COUNTY TOURNAMENT […]

Union County Conference boys and girls basketball standings here as of Monday, Feb. 17

UNION COUNTY CONFERENCE BOYS BASKETBALL STANDINGS AS OF MONDAY, FEB. 17 WATCHUNG DIVISION (3 schools): 1-Roselle Catholic (4-0) – outright champions 2-Elizabeth (2-2) 3-Linden (0-4) MOUNTAIN DIVISION (5 schools): 1-Westfield (8-0) – outright champions 2-Union Catholic (4-4) Union (4-4) Plainfield (4-4) 5-Scotch Plains (0-8) VALLEY DIVISION (6 schools): 1-Summit (9-1) – outright champions 2-Rahway (8-2) […]