Union County commissioners remember Sept. 11 at anniversary ceremony

Union County commissioners remember Sept. 11 at anniversary ceremony

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — To commemorate that fateful day 20 years earlier when terrorists hijacked four airliners, resulting in the collapse of the World Trade Center’s twin towers, damage to the Pentagon and the deaths of almost 3,000 innocent civilians, on Saturday, Sept. 11, the Union County Board of County Commissioners hosted a Union County 9/11 […]

Union BOE president found in violation of school ethics

Union BOE president found in violation of school ethics

UNION, NJ — When the New Jersey School Ethics Commission found Union Board of Education President Ronnie McDowell in violation of school ethics, McDowell said his violation was human error. “I agree with the SEC’s final decision,” McDowell said on Saturday, Sept. 4. “Yes, I violated the School Ethics Act. Ethically, per the act, I […]

Back-to-school informational session in Union addresses COVID-19 concerns and more

Back-to-school informational session in Union addresses COVID-19 concerns and more

UNION, NJ — After more than a year of virtual schooling thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the return to school in Union for in-person learning was addressed with a back-to-school informational question-and-answer session via Facebook Live on Monday, Aug. 30. Discussing upcoming steps to keep children safe and answering questions that were emailed, phoned in […]

Mountainside Police Department adds new police officer to roster

Mountainside Police Department adds new police officer to roster

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Borough Council added to Mountainside’s growing roster of law enforcement as police Officer Brendan Carlos was appointed to his new position at the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 17. Originally from Berkeley Heights, Carlos graduated from Governor Livingston High School and Union County College, and has been a Union County sheriff’s officer for […]

ACJC recommends Superior Court judge be removed from judicial office

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct recently filed a formal complaint against Union County Superior Court Judge Theresa E. Mullen, recommending she be stripped of her position and removed from judicial office because of past misconduct of position, abuse, dishonesty and questionable ethics. To counter, Mullen filed a motion to dismiss […]

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