Six more Cranford homes to get flood help

Six more Cranford homes to get flood help

CRANFORD, N.J. — Six more homes in the municipality on or near the Rahway River will be repaired to fix flood damage and elevated to try to prevent it in the future under a contract approved by the township committee at its Jan. 7 meeting. The vote was the second time the council has selected […]

Three-story building OK’d for Raritan Road

Three-story building OK’d for Raritan Road

CLARK, N.J. — A three-story apartment building will be going up on Raritan Road next to the Clark Village Shopping Center after the planning board unanimously approved a 42-unit structure for the 2.68-acre site at its Jan. 9 reorganization meeting. The building, north of the intersection with Westfield Avenue, will occupy 18,000 square feet and […]

Stamler Police Academy graduates 47

Stamler Police Academy graduates 47

Forty-seven new officers have taken their oaths of office following their graduation from John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains, including 21 who joined the Jersey City Police Department one day after the funeral of Detective Joseph Seals. Seals was the first of four people killed in Jersey City on Dec. 10, when he […]

Mirabella takes freeholder chair for fifth time

Mirabella takes freeholder chair for fifth time

Alexander Mirabella was sworn in as chairman of the Union County freeholder board for the fifth time on Sunday, Jan. 5, pledging several initiatives, including an expansion of the county’s emergency dispatch service and repurposing property to be a working farm for vo-tech students. Currently in his eighth three-year term after first being elected in […]

County K-9 Caesar to receive body armor

County K-9 Caesar to receive body armor

Union County Sheriff’s Office K-9, Caesar, will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from a nonprofit organization, the county announced in a press release. The vest is sponsored by Dr. Julie Tropeano, of Lincroft, through the nonprofit Vested Interest in K9s. Delivery is expected within eight to 10 weeks. […]

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