Three teens arrested in connection to Hillside shooting

HILLSIDE, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m., Hillside police received a call about a large fight and shots fired near the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Ryan Street after Hillside High School was dismissed, according to a Sept. 20 press release from the Hillside Police Department. Due to the proximity of the […]

Union County students attain top leadership posts at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark

Union County students attain top leadership posts at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Sarha Flores, of Elizabeth, and William Register, of Hillside, have been named senior group leaders of their respective single-sex high school divisions at St. Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark. Senior group leader is the top leadership post a student can attain at the Catholic school, which places leadership, as well as the […]

Police officer suspended for allegedly tipping off gang

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Police Officer Fernando J. Noblecilla, 31, of South Plainfield, was suspended for allegedly attempting to warn a member of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation that a law enforcement operation was about to be executed at his home. Noblecilla was charged Friday, May 20, with second-degree conspiracy to commit official […]

Arbitrator finds no cause for action in Hillside case

Arbitrator finds no cause for action in Hillside case

HILLSIDE, NJ — The lawsuit by a Hillside police officer against the township has come to a conclusion, at least for now, although attorneys from both sides of this case have said they don’t believe it’s really over yet. Former Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Mark Epstein found no cause for action on Monday, March […]

Veterinarian from Hillside charged with animal cruelty

Veterinarian from Hillside charged with animal cruelty

NEWARK, NJ — Ehren Seth Yablon, a veterinarian at the Newark Veterinary Hospital, has been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty and other charges related to the mistreatment of dogs under his care, according to an April 26 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Yablon, 44, of Hillside, owns the Newark Veterinary […]

Wynonna Judd brings Herstory & Hits Tour to Kean Stage this May

Wynonna Judd brings Herstory & Hits Tour to Kean Stage this May

HILLSIDE, NJ — Once dubbed by Rolling Stone magazine as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline,” Wynonna Judd will bring her Herstory & Hits Tour, celebrating the 30-year anniversary of her debut solo tour, to Kean University’s Enlow Recital Hall, 215 North Ave., Hillside, on Thursday, May 12, at 7:30 p.m. “We are […]

Students take part in Read Across America Day

Students take part in Read Across America Day

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Innovation Academy’s Read Across America Day was a huge success. The event actually took place over the course of two days, March 2 and 3, with guest readers each selecting a book and a discussion question to use during their 30-minute time slot with the school’s seventh- and eighth-graders. The day […]

NAACP forms a branch in Hillside

NAACP forms a branch in Hillside

HILLSIDE, NJ — A new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has been formed in Hillside. The township of Hillside has never previously had an NAACP branch. Nicole Graves-Watson is the founder and president of the Hillside branch of the NAACP. “Black people in this country continue to be systematically […]

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