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Chatham Woman Charged with Aggravated Assault by New Providence for Throwing Bodily Fluids at a Police Officer

May 23, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - 5/11- Corporal Andrew Diamond arrested Bridget Rissmiller, 40, of Chatham Township and charged her with Aggravated Assault on a police officer, Throwing Bodily Fluids and a Police Officer, 2 counts of Obstruction of the Administration of Law, Reckless Driving, Failure to report an Accident and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

The arrests stemmed from a Hit and ...

Borough Council Recognizes New Providence Rescue Squad; Appoints New Patrolman

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council honored the members of the New Providence Rescue Squad at its Monday, May 21 meeting where Mayor Al Morgan read a proclamation on the occasion. The proclamation declared May 20-27, 2018 as Emergency Medical Services (EMS) week in order to recognize all the EMS volunteers who dedicate countless hours of their time to help others.

The New ...

South Orange Village President Issues Statement About Traffic Stop of School Board Member

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 ...

New Providence Police Officers Participates in Law Enforcement United Cycling Tour to Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON D.C. - New Providence police officers took part in the four-day Law Enforcement United bicycle tour to Washington D. C. that took place May 9-12, as part of Police Officers Memorial week. Patrolman Joseph DiParisi, Patrolman TJ Hoppe, Patrolman Nicolas Guerriero and Corporal Chad Wilson embarked on the 250+ mile journey from New Jersey to Washington ...

Plainfield Officer Recognized as 2018 Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Officer Mylis 'Bernel' Harrison, a school resource officer at Plainfield High School, has been named 2018 Union County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year. Nora Murphy  was named the Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year for New Providence.

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Local Advisory Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse ...

Reduced Speed Limit Coming to Mountain Avenue in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Approximately a year ago Mountain Avenue residents came to the council meeting to complain about traffic safety issues on their street. At the Monday, May 7 meeting, the council introduced an ordinance which will reduce the 40/mph current speed limit to 35/mph between South Street and Division Avenue.

Last year, residents brought up their concerns regarding the ...

Nora Murphy Recognized as 2018 New Providence Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Nora Murphy, New Providence Municipal Alliance Chairperson, has been named 2018 New Providence Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year.

Each year, the Municipal 
Alliance recognizes one 
volunteer for special
 recognition which includes an
awards ceremony and dinner 
at the end of the year with all
 the County Volunteers of the
Year for each municipality.
 This year, Murphy ...

Police Unity Tour Cyclists Ride into Somerville May 9; Students Honor Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 22nd anniversary May 9-12, with thousands of ...

Police Unity Tour Cyclists Ride into Somerville May 9; Students Honor Tarentino

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 22nd anniversary May 9-12, with thousands of ...

New Jersey American Water Investing $1.2 Million in New Providence

VOORHEES, NJ – New Jersey American Water is replacing approximately 3,200 feet of aging water main in its New Providence service area. The company is replacing main that has reached the end of its useful life with new main along Livingston Avenue, from Central Avenue to Springfield Avenue. The project also includes replacing seven hydrants and 49 utility-owned service lines along the ...

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Union County Offers Free Traffic Safety Education Programs throughout the Summer

May 24, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites parents and caregivers to attend any of the upcoming Union County Police Department Traffic Safety Education programs to learn about car and bike safety equipment for children.

“As children start to spend more time outside and the summer travel season approaches, now is the time for parents and caregivers to ensure they are wearing ...