Trailside hosts presentation exploring the space station

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — It may be dark in outer space, but thanks to NASA Solar System Ambassador Paul Cirillo, patrons at the Trailside Nature and Science Center attended an enlightening presentation describing the experience of living and working in the International Space Station. The presentation took place Saturday, March 26, at Trailside Nature and Science Center […]

Mountainside man found guilty of eluding police, possession of weapon

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts against a Mountainside man who led police on a vehicle pursuit that ended with an accident approximately four years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday, March 11. Antonio Santos, 37, was convicted on charges of second-degree eluding police and fourth-degree […]

Hetfield House to host Colonial Dinner, Feb. 26

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — An authentic 18th-century five-course Colonial dinner will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at Mountainside’s historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House. This is a fundraiser for the Mountainside Restoration Committee, with a portion of the proceeds going to the restoration and maintenance of the historic Hetfield and Levi Cory houses. […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Mountainside resident admits smuggling $65 million in sensitive electronic components to Russia’s ministry of defense, federal security service

  NEWARK — A Mountainside man today admitted his role in an international procurement network that obtained and smuggled more than $65 million worth of electronics from the United States to Russia in violation of export control laws, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Alexander Brazhnikov Jr., 36, a naturalized United States citizen born in Moscow, pleaded guilty […]

Mountainside has announced Memorial Day ceremony and parade scheduled for May 25

MOUNTAINSIDE — On Monday, May 25, Mountainside will sponsor a Memorial Day Ceremony followed by a parade honoring those who have died in our nation’s service. The ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the Veterans flagpole monument on Constitution Plaza located between the Fire House & Library. Upon conclusion of the ceremony, Veterans, Scouts, Rescue Squad, […]

A Naturalist’s Diary; lecture to be held at Trailside in Mountainside on May 6

MOUNTAINSIDE – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced A Naturalist’s Diary, a lecture for adults 18 and older at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside on Wednesday, May 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Former Audubon Naturalist Pete Bacinski offers a program complete with the natural history facts and questions people never […]

Mountainside library annouces February run of Tuesday Night Movies

MOUNTAINSIDE — The public is invited to Tuesday Night Movies in the Community Room at Mountainside Public Library in February. Weekly movies are mostly selected from recent, first-run, critically acclaimed movies selected from the library’s catalog of DVDs.  This month’s selection includes on Feb. 3 the Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture, The Grand Budapest Hotel, […]