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Lawson-Muhammad Apologizes For 'Irrational Response' To Police Altercation; School Board President Supports Her
By JOE STRUPPMay 18, 2018
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A day after video surfaced of her altercation with a South Orange police officer -- in which she used profanity, threatened to go to the village president and called the police chief “a skinhead cop” -- South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad issued an apology in which she called her behavior “uncharacteristic” and ...
By TAPINTO SOMA STAFFMay 18, 2018
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Village President Sheena Collum issued a statement on Thursday, addressing a video in which South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad appeared to suggest that she would contact South Orange Village President Sheena Collum in regards to a traffic stop by police.
Lawson-Muhammad is heard on the video asking if the officer is from ...
By TAPINTO CRANFORD STAFFMay 17, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Cranford Police Sergeant Thomas Stiansen and Patrolman Gregory Federici were honored with the Two Hundred Club of Union County’s Valor Award during a ceremony on Friday.
Stainsen and Federici were two of 17 who were honored by the club for going above and beyond the call of duty. The two Cranford honorees were selected for their involvement at a fire at a local ...
By TAPINTO PLAINFIELD STAFFMay 17, 2018
PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Union County SWAT Team and a member of the Plainfield Police Division were able to successfully negotiate a peaceful surrender with a man who had holed up in a Plainfield home for nearly six hours from Wednesday night into early Thursday morning.
Patrol units from the Plainfield Police Division responded to a home in the 1400 block of Coolidge Street ...
By TAPINTO MOUNTAINSIDE STAFFMay 17, 2018
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – In a 46-page complaint packed with allegations of harassment involving sex toys, official misconduct, nepotism, hazing, double-dipping and other egregious behavior, five Mountainside police officers and a female employee are suing the borough in state Superior Court.
The complaint, filed by officers Jeffrey Stinner, Christopher Feighner, Richard Latargia, Thomas ...
By TAPINTO CRANFORD STAFFMay 16, 2018
CRANFORD, NJ – Paula O’Hara, a nurse at Brookside Place School, recently started a “Pedal to School” campaign to promote healthy choices and active lifestyles.
Through a grant from Atlantic Healthy System’s Atlantic Healthy Schools A+ Challenge, assistance from the Brookside PTA and a partnership with the Cranford Police Department, O’Hara offered a ...