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Water Main to Be Replaced on Pembrook Road

December 7, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Michael Bange, Manager of Field Operations at New Jersey American Water, came to the Tuesday, Dec. 4 council work session to request a road opening permit on Pembrook Road.

The water company plans to replace the 72-year old water main. The current six inch diameter pipe is causing “a lot of pain and suffering” to residents, Bange said. Recent complaints ...

Mountainside Councilwoman Suggests “Snowbuddy” Program

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Councilwoman Rachel Pater is spearheading a new program to assist veterans, elderly and disabled borough residents. She introduced the idea of the “snowbuddy” program at the Tuesday, Dec. 4 council work session.

The idea is to pair two volunteers to shovel snow at the home of a veteran, an elderly or disabled resident. The volunteers should be at least 16 ...

Highlander Marching Band Honored by Berkeley Heights Township Council with a Proclamation


BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The success of the 2018 Governor Livingston Highlander Marching Band was celebrated at Tuesday’s meeting of the Township Council.

Mayor Robert Woodruff acknowledged and honored marching band members sitting in the council chambers before he presented a proclamation from the Mayor and Council to Highlander Band Director Nicholas ...

Mountainside Traffic Study Confirms Peak Hour Traffic is Bad

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – There are “no magic bullets” to fix Mountainside’s traffic woes, said Joe Fishinger of NV5, the company that conducted the traffic study on the busy borough intersections. Fishinger provided findings of his draft traffic study at the Tuesday, Dec. 4 council working session. The revised report will be completed in the next couple of weeks based on the ...


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Free Election Date Calendar Highlights Arts and Sciences in Union County

December 10, 2018

The free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available said Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi . The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting history-making people, places and milestones in Union County.

“From Paul Robeson to Carl Sagan, Union County has played an ...