Government

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr Honored at League of Municipalities in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr was presented with the 2017 Outstanding Woman in Municipal Government Award at the League of Municipalities convention in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Mayor Mahr was one of five women honored at the Women in Municipal Government Committee’s awards dinner for her continuous leadership and dedication towards promoting positive growth in Fanwood.

The Women in Municipal Government Committee  was created in 2007 as an outgrowth of the New Jersey Association of Elected Women Officials. The committee promotes professional development for women officials, and its primary goals are to encourage the active involvement and full participation of women in municipal government through professional development, networking seminars, and other programs. 

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New Mass Transit Map for Union County Residents and Visitors

November 30, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Just in time for the holiday  travel season, the Union County Freeholders remind residents and visitors that the new Union County Transit Map is available free online, and printed copies are free on request.

The map displays all bus and rail routes and connections in the county. It was developed as part of the 2016 Union County Transportation Master Plan in ...

79 Arrests Made in Massive Child Trafficking and Pornography Sting

December 2, 2017

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests of 79 targeted sex offenders and persons possessing child pornography have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California,  NJ Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced on Friday..

“Operation Safety Net,” a nine-month, multi-agency child protection initiative, was led by the New Jersey Regional ...

Tips To Make Your Home Photo-Ready and Market-Worthy

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Scotch Plains Mayor's Gala Raised $20K for Frazee House

December 11, 2017

Dear Editor:

I would like to thank all who attended and participated in the Scotch Plains Mayor’s Gala at Shackamaxon Country Club this past Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.  In addition to the over 230 attendees who honored five great volunteers, the Gala also raised over $20,000 for the Frazee House restoration.

A special thanks goes to the 2017 Mayor’s Gala Committee ...

Endings Are Necessary

December 11, 2017

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In business, endings are absolute necessities for a turn-around or ...

NJ Intergenerational Orchestra's Annual Family Holiday Concert on Dec. 17

December 13, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will continue its 2017-2018 season with the annual Family Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 17. The performance will begin at 3:00 p.m.  at New Providence High School near downtown New Providence, and will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles, as well as the special ...

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