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Roseland Borough Council Names Aaron Klaff as New Honorary Mayor

August 15, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ — Aaron Klaff, a rising fourth grader at Lester C. Noecker School, was named the new Honorary Mayor of the Year by the Roseland mayor and council on Tuesday night. 

Honorary Mayor Klaff helped Roseland Mayor Duthie call the public meeting to order and read the roll call. Duthie also asked Klaff to lead the residents in ...

Work by City to Limit Traffic on Portion of West State Street in Olean

OLEAN, NY – East-bound traffic on the 2600 block of West State Street will be limited to single lane Thursday while the city works on the roadway.

According to a news release from the City Water Office, the work will begin at 7 a.m. and is not expected to interrupt water service.

Individuals with questions should contact the Water Office at 716-376-5657.

Joint Transportation Hearing on Thursday with Senate to Discuss NJ Transit Delays and Closings

(TRENTON) – The Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee Chairman Daniel Benson will join with the Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday, August 16 to receive testimony and discuss the recent closures, cancellations, and delays afflicting NJ Transit riders.

“Many residents will be affected by recently announced Atlantic City station closures and riders ...

Gopal Gives Manufacturers Platform at Caucus Hearing

Senator Vin Gopal hosted a hearing of the Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus to gauge the needs of the manufacturing industry.

The hearing, hosted at SPEX Certiprep in Metuchen on Tuesday, August 14, gave leaders within the manufacturing industry a platform to discuss the issues impacting their businesses, including tariffs, apprenticeships and minimum wage.

“As the Chair of ...

Chart Will Help Residents Keep Up With Work on Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Township Officials have added a new page to the website – the “Construction Forecast” for the Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex. Even if residents don't drive past the site, they will have a good idea of what is going on there on a daily basis, as well as what's going to happen.

To reach the new page, click on the the website – ...

Westfield Town Council Moves to Legalize Microbreweries, Craft Distilleries Downtown

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield's town council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that would allow microbreweries and craft distilleries in Westfield’s central business district during Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

The ordinance, no. 2111, requires that the microbrewery or distillery include a sampling room and retail sales area.

These types of businesses are ...

A Chance for Denville Residents to Properly Remove Hazardous Products

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) is urging Denville residents to participate in two free Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off events where they can properly discard unwanted hazardous household products.

The events will take place Sept. 15 in Parsippany and Oct. 13 at Chatham High School, said the authority.

The MUA's disposal day on Sept. 15 will be ...

Once Known for Illegal Dumping, Camden Labs Site to Become a Park

CAMDEN, NJ—On the corner of Copewood and Davis streets, hidden behind overgrown bushes and weeds, lies the abandoned Camden Laboratories site. It sits caddy-corner to one of the city’s high schools, Brimm Medical Arts Academy, and is near the baseball fields, football fields and playgrounds of Whitman Park.

Abandoned since 2008, the former medical bio-tech facility has also been ...

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO ANNOUNCES THAT THE ESSEX COUNTY SCHOOLS OF TECHNOLOGY DISTRICT WILL END ITS BANKING RELATIONSHIP WITH WELLS FARGO

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Schools of Technology District jointly announced on Wednesday, August 15th that the school district will be following Essex County’s lead and will be closing its accounts with Wells Fargo. The County Executive asked the school district to sever its ties with the bank to show a united ...

Westfield Town Council Approves Captain Battiloro as Acting Police Chief

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council officially approved the appointment of Westfield Police Captain Chris Battiloro to the role of acting police chief at its meeting Tuesday night.

Related story: Westfield’s Mayor Speaks About Issues at Police Department

David Wayman, who held the position of Westfield Police Chief since 2012, retired abruptly from the Westfield ...

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Joint Transportation Hearing on Thursday with Senate to Discuss NJ Transit Delays and Closings

August 15, 2018

(TRENTON) – The Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee Chairman Daniel Benson will join with the Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday, August 16 to receive testimony and discuss the recent closures, cancellations, and delays afflicting NJ Transit riders.

“Many residents will be affected by recently announced Atlantic City station closures and riders ...

Mayor Brindle’s Update, Aug. 14

August 14, 2018

The following are highlights from the update that Mayor Shelley Brindle gave at Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

General Town Business

I’d like to first begin by announcing and welcoming many new businesses to town, including Boxwood Coffee, Farinolio, Spencer Savings Bank, Westfield Shoe Repair, Excel Physical Therapy (in the long vacant bank building across the street ...