Hehnly fourth-graders complete New Jersey projects

Hehnly fourth-graders complete New Jersey projects

CLARK, NJ — Students in Amanda Luna’s fourth-grade class at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently finished a unit on New Jersey and, as a culminating assignment, completed a poster about the Garden State. Throughout the unit, students learned facts about New Jersey. They were then asked to show what they had learned […]

Hehnly first-graders learn about community

Hehnly first-graders learn about community

CLARK, NJ — The first-grade students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in the classes of teachers Sarah Kasko, Lisa Cepeda, Jessica Massa and Linda Hayes learned about community helpers. A school custodian was one of the many occupations that students learned about. To show appreciation for their hard work, the students decorated the hallway […]

Union County to receive $250,000 in funding from state to dredge Clark Reservoir

Union County to receive $250,000 in funding from state to dredge Clark Reservoir

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County freeholder board announced on Friday, Sept. 25, that it will be receiving $250,000 in state funds that will be used to dredge the Clark Reservoir, which sits off Lake Avenue in the township. The announcement comes as the county is currently studying recreational usage, environmental impacts and dredging […]

Remembering the Union County victims of 9/11

Remembering the Union County victims of 9/11

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Nineteen years ago on Sept. 11, 2001, approximately 3,000 people were murdered in terrorist attacks in New York City; Washington, D.C.; and Stonycreek, Pa. May we always remember the victims. Below are the Union County residents who were killed in the terrorist attacks: • Lee Adler, 48, of Springfield • Andrew […]

UCPO assumes control over Clark Police Department due to alleged misconduct

UCPO assumes control over Clark Police Department due to alleged misconduct

CLARK, NJ — On Thursday, July 23, it was announced that the Union County Prosecutor’s Office will take over the Clark Township Police Department, effective immediately; the takeover encompasses law enforcement and internal affairs functions. This announcement comes approximately two weeks after the UCPO took control of the Fanwood Police Department on July 13, after […]

UCPO to implement body-worn camera performance review pilot

UCPO to implement body-worn camera performance review pilot

UNION COUNTY, NJ — In collaboration with local law enforcement executives, and in her continued efforts to implement progressive policing policy to improve officer safety, promote transparency in policing and address specific training needs of officers in the field, acting Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo is introducing the Union County Body Worn Camera Performance Review Pilot Program. […]

Nine new lawsuits filed against Archdiocese of Newark

Nine new lawsuits filed against Archdiocese of Newark

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On July 13, attorneys from the law firms of Jeff Anderson & Associates and Gianforcaro Law, on behalf of numerous plaintiffs, filed nine lawsuits for childhood sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Newark. The cases, brought under the New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Act / New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill, identify […]

State officials express support for retiring ‘freeholder’ title

State officials express support for retiring ‘freeholder’ title

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced July 9 that he supports legislation that would change the name of county elected officials from “freeholder” to “county commissioner,” abolishing the title that is both referencing a time when only white male landowners could hold public office and confusing. New Jersey is the only state that […]

County Infrastructure Grant Program awards $1.5M to towns

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Freeholders Infrastructure Grant program will fund various projects throughout the county, including parks, sewage drainage, road resurfacing and signage. In all, the Freeholders made awards to 21 municipalities as part of the sixth annual Union County Infrastructure Grant program, funding projects aimed at spurring economic development growth, and […]

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