News from Nearby

October 25, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Fran Drew carried a tree branch into the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night to voice her displeasure with JCP&L's treatment of trees on Garden Avenue this past weekend. According to Drew, JCP&L crews "butchered" branches from healthy trees ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Chick-fil-A restaurant would not confirm reports that it would open a new location at the shopping center being built at the former Sears at the intersection of Route 22 and Terrill Road. “We are always evaluating potential new locations in the hopes of serving existing and new ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was a featured panelist at the recent Governor’s Conference of Housing and Economic Development in Atlantic City. Mayor Mahr shared Fanwood’s success in attracting investment, new business and more housing options. The conference was organized to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee unanimously introduced an amendment Thursday night at its regular meeting to include the prohibition of marijuana smoking and vaping in public. The ordinance would amend the "Smoking Prohibited" section of the township's police regulations. The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –  The Board Of Education has appointed Dr. Richard Noonan to the position of Interim Superintendent of Schools in the Berkeley Heights School District effective October 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019.  Doug Reinstein, president of the Berkeley Heights Board of Education, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Borough of Chatham Council approved a resolution Monday night authorizing a preliminary study to designate River Road an "Area in Need of Redevelopment," which is the first step in a process that could lead to as many as 340 apartment units being built on four lots. The ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Plans by the Summit YMCA to build a new outdoor pool and a 32,000+ square-foot building at the site of the Community Pool on Locust Avenue are moving ahead. It took a little more than two hours Wednesday night for the applicants to receive preliminary and final site plan ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -The Watchung Borough Council voted on Thursday night  to settle its third round affordable housing obligation mandated by the state of New Jersey. Watchung Borough’s immunity from builder's remedy lawsuits  expires on June 30.  Mayor Stephen Pote was forced to cast the deciding ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Police Chief Allan Attanasio is the latest member of the police department to suffer repercussions from a complaint filed against the borough on May 11.  Attanasio, who is not named as a defendant in the lawsuit, was “placed on administrative leave,” on Thursday by Borough ...

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UNION, NJ – Over 500 students, parents, public officials, and activists marched and gathered in Union Saturday morning for the Union County ‘March for Our Lives’ event.  The student-led march, which called on the U.S. government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed in ...

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UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union. Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town ...

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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 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Phil Crosson Jr., who has been a member of the Chatham Borough Police Department since 1992, retired from his position as the police chief on Feb. 1. "It came on pretty quickly," Crosson said when reached by phone on Sunday. "I was on vacation for six weeks and I bought a business.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – A 68-year-old women was killed in a fire at a Kenilworth home on Monday night, Detective Sergeant Jim Grady of the Kenilworth Police Department said. The name of the victim is being held pending an autopsy, he said. The fire was reported in a two-level home in the 200 block ...

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Where the eyes, the eyes with the will to see Where the hearts, that run over with mercy We take care of our own We take care of our own "We Take Care of Our Own" - Bruce Springsteen SUMMIT, NJ - New Year's Eve is supposed to be time of reflection and celebration, looking back at the year ...

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UNION, NJ - A freight train derailed in Union at about 2:15 p.m. this afternoon. Preliminary details indicate that the train derailed past the Union Train Station.  According to Township of Union Business Administrator, the freight train contained 141 cars.  Eight were involved in the ...

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