Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Summit ranked second best place to live statewide

Two towns in Union County, including the No. 2 ranked Summit, are among the top 10 “Best Places to Live in New Jersey,” according to New Jersey Monthly magazine’s September edition. The survey, conducted by Leflein Associates, an independent research firm based in Ringwood considered home values, property taxes, crime rate, school performance and a […]

County launches opioid addiction hotline program

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Officials have launched a new program — Helping Hands 365 — that features a 24/7 hotline connecting addicts with peers who have achieved sobriety in an effort to reduce opioid-related overdoses in the county. More than 130 county residents died of such overdoses in 2018. Prevention Links, a local nonprofit organization […]

Fanwood man admits guilt in massive computer crash

FANWOOD, NJ — A 21-year-old from Fanwood has pleaded guilty to knocking out the Rutgers computer system several times during a two-year period and also conspiring with two others to create computer code that in 2016 brought down dozens websites around the world, from Amazon to Twitter. Although not charged for the so-called “Dyn cyberattack” in […]


 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Former Fanwood resident will be in Summer Olympics

Former Fanwood resident will be in Summer Olympics

FANWOOD, NJ — Ana Bogdanovski, a former resident of Fanwood, will carry the flag of her country, Macedonia, at this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Macedonia, a country in Southern Europe, where both her parents were born. Bogdanovski will carry the flag on Aug. 5 and […]

Fanwood movie series sets summer in motion

FANWOOD, NJ — This summer, residents have the opportunity to watch movies at La Grande Park in Fanwood with friends and family. The movies will be shown on a inflatable 16-foot outdoor movie screen. The series began the last Tuesday in June, and it will continue on each Tuesday between 8 and 8:30 p.m., until mid […]

Madison McBride is Trooper of the Year

Madison McBride is Trooper of the Year

FANWOOD, NJ — Madison McBride, of Fanwood, won the Trooper of the Year Award at the Watchung Stables 83rd annual Spring Troop Horse Show, which took place May 27 to 29. Stable manager Rachel Bechtold honored McBride for her attendance and show points. “Winning this award has been the biggest honor of my life,” said McBride […]

Fanwood Police ready for Project ChildSafe

FANWOOD, NJ — The Fanwood Police are committed to keep the community safe by participating in Project ChildSafe, an organization that distributes firearm safety materials. These materials include safety kits that provide gun owners with a gun locking device and a brochure about gun safety. The Fanwood Police Department is one of the 15,000 law enforcement […]

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