School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’ to have open house at Hetfield House

‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’ to have open house at Hetfield House

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The weekend of Oct. 15-16 marks Union County’s “Four Centuries in a Weekend” event. Each year, Union County celebrates its important place in history by featuring many historical sites throughout the county. Mountainside’s Deacon Andrew Hetfield House will be open to visitors on Saturday, Oct. 15, and Sunday, Oct. 16, from noon […]

Boy Scout is recognized with proclamation for attaining Eagle Scout rank

Boy Scout is recognized with proclamation for attaining Eagle Scout rank

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — During the Mountainside Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 15, Jack Sandholm of Mountainside Boy Scout Troop 177 was presented with a proclamation recognizing his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouting. Councilman Steven Matejek read the proclamation presented to Sandholm during the meeting. “Whereas Scouting is a […]

Eagle Scout given proclamation during Mountainside Council meeting

Eagle Scout given proclamation during Mountainside Council meeting

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — During the Mountainside Borough Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 21, council members presented Eagle Scout Christian Gonzalez with a proclamation. Gonzalez achieved the highest rank in Scouting, as the 18th Eagle Scout of Mountainside’s Boy Scout Troop 177. Mountainside Mayor Paul N. Mirabelli praised Gonzalez for his accomplishment and extolled Eagle Scouts, […]

Mountainside tree-lighting celebration illuminates ice skating

Mountainside tree-lighting celebration illuminates ice skating

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — Friends and families, along with Santa Claus and caroling Girl Scouts, came out for the Mountainside Recreation Department’s 35th annual Christmas tree–lighting ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Borough Hall, followed by a festive evening of ice skating at nearby Westfield Rink in Gumbert Park. “Today, we had our annual tree-lighting, in […]

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