PSE&G Crews Working in Mountainside in Deer Path and Forest Hill Way Area; Downed Tree and Wire List Updated

March 9, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - While the updated list of roads with trees, poles and wires down remains similar to previously posted by the borough, there are signs of hope with PSE&G crews in town working in the Deer Path and Forest Hill Way area, according to Mountainside Police Department.

Notifications are continually being made to repair crews for clean up and restoration of services. The ...

Pedestrian Struck By Tree in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - A pedestrian was struck by a tree on Central Avenue in Mountainside Wednesday evening according to an unconfirmed report at 9:39 p.m. by Breaking News Network. EMS requested for Medivac which was denied. 

There have been several reports of road closures with trees, poles and wires down throughout the borough with numerous households ...

New Providence Police Department Responds to Bomb Threat at High School/Middle School

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Police Department and Union County Sheriff's K-9 Unit reponded to a bomb threat at New Providence High School/Middle School at approximately 12 p.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018. After a search was made, no devices were discovered. 

The New Providence Police Department issued the following letter to parents and guardians of ...

Road Closure Due to Downed Tree on New Providence Road in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Traffic being detoured to  W.R. Tracey Drive due to fallen tree with power lines down on New Providence Road between Deer Path and Central Avenue in Mountainside according to reports as of 2 p.m.

Fire Destroys Scotch Plains Home Thursday Night

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Fire gutted a two-story home on Crestwood Road near North Avenue Thursday evening. As of 8:45 p.m., the fire was still active, with firefighters from Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Westfield, Mountainside, Clark and Berkeley Heights working to bring the blaze under control.

No one was home when the fire broke out, according to Scotch Plains Fire Chief John Lestarchick, ...

Expect Delays on Route 22 East Due to Continued Water Main Repairs in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Work continues in the right lane of US Route 22 east to repair a water main break in the vicinity of Walnut Avenue. Expect traffic delays all morning.

Lawyer Turns Photographer During Chatham Fire on Main Street; Captures Chatham Firefighters in Action

CHATHAM, NJ - Attorney Mark S. Kuehn was on his way to work last Thursday when he heard the sirens from the fire trucks and pulled over.

Kuehn started snapping photos with his phone and got some excellent shots of Chatham's finest in action, as firefighters put out the second-floor apartment fire at 166 Main Street, above Chatham Floor & Decor.

"I was simply driving ...

Springfield Acupuncturist Charged with Sexual Assault of Patient

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Springfield Police Chief John Cook jointly announced Friday that Edward Raskin, 55, of Chatham Township, Morris County was charged with second-degree sexual assault and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact.

Raskin is a Springfield-based acupuncturist and was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a patient in his ...

Berkeley Heights Police Department Responds to Possible School Threat Incident

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Police Department has provided the following statement with regard to today's response to the "false social media threat" as previously reported by TAPinto Berkeley Heights. 

"Today, February 23rd 2018, the Berkeley Heights Police Department was made aware of an anonymous school threat that has been circulating via social ...

Berkeley Heights School Placed on Lock Down Following False Social Media Threat

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston High School and Columbia Middle School went into shelter in place following a false report of a threat Friday morning.

Superintendent of schools Judy Rattner confirmed that the threat involved a school district in New Mexico and the Berkeley Heights school district is safe. "The student that initiated the threat is ...

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