Curley appointed Head of Healthcare Professional Liability, Zurich Specialty Products, for Zurich North America

SUMMIT – Zurich North America recently announced the appointment of Summit resident Glen Curley as Head of Healthcare Professional Liability, effective immediately. Curley will be responsible for the underwriting and production of Zurich’s general liability and professional liability healthcare business in North America. Curley will be based in New York and report to Mike Karmilowicz, […]

Hetfield House to hold annual fall Mum and Plant Sale

MOUNTAINSIDE – Mountainside’s Historic Restoration Committee is hosting its Annual Fall Mum & Plant sale at the Historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House. This year’s sale will take place from Thursday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while supplies last. The Committee’s plant experts travel to the grower and hand-select […]

Free trees for Union County residents

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chose Freeholders has announced that 200 ready-to-plant flowering dogwood and willow oak trees are available free to Union County residents, under a partnership with the New Jersey Tree Foundation, the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl XLVIII Host Committee, and the US Forest Service. The tree giveaway is […]

Linden gathers to recognize National Day of Service and Remembrance

LINDEN — Linden firefighters, police officers, community leaders, members of the public and Linden School No. 9 students, faculty and staff gathered outside the school by the flagpole, with small American flags lining the entrance of the school. School No. 9, and all of Linden Public Schools, held a ceremony to remember the National Day […]

Special Olympics New Jersey seeks volunteers for Fall events

LAWRENCEVILLE — Special Olympics New Jersey is seeking volunteers for various upcoming fall events, including local competitions, fundraisers and developmental programs. Specifically, volunteers are needed in local communities throughout the state to help with leagues and sectionals, Unified soccer, developmental tennis and swimming, and the Young Athletes program. Volunteers are also needed for the statewide […]

Women from the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, the JCC and surrounding communities participate in triathlon

SCOTCH PLAINS — On Sept. 8, over 110 women from the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, the JCC and surrounding communities participated in the Iron Girl Triathlon at Sandy Hook. The group, dubbed “Triwomen SPFW” have been meeting and training for the event since January. Triwomen SPFW was organized by Amy Carow of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA, […]

Property Manager from Mountainside admits role in multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud

CAMDEN — A property manager and a straw purchaser have admitted their roles in a scheme to defraud financial institutions as part of a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud that used phony documents and “straw buyers” to make illegal profits on over-developed condominiums in the Wildwood area, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Thursday. Paul Watterson, 53, […]

Flu shots now available throughout Union County

UNION COUNTY — With the beginning of the 2013-2014 flu season, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that flu vaccines are available at many locations in Union County, including pharmacies, private medical practices and public clinics run by local health departments. Fees for the vaccine can be free or quite low, and […]