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Freeholders Join Students at Opening for Union Co. Vo-Tech’s Law and Justice Mini Academy

September 12, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Freeholders joined students, teachers and administrators of the Union County Vocational Technical in marking the opening of the new Law and Justice Mini Academy, a four-year program designed to prepare students for careers in public service, law, and criminal justice and as proactive citizens.

“We are proud of our investment in our award-winning ...

Grace Park Stepping Down as Union County Prosecutor; Thomas Isenhour to Take Over Role

ELIZABETH, NJ — Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park is going to work for PSEG after more than four years of public service, she announced Friday. Thomas K. Isenhour, a 33-year veteran of the office who formerly served as first assistant prosecutor under Park, has been appointed to take her place.

“With over three decades of experience prosecuting defendants and ...

One Simple Step Can Guard Against a New Phone Scam

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- There is no summer vacation for phone fraud, and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders advises residents to be aware of a new scam circulating around the country.

“The Social Security Administration has issued a warning about a caller who poses as an employee in order to extract social security numbers and other personal information,” said Freeholder ...

Plainfield Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 2014 Killing Over Dice Game

ELIZABETH, NJ -- A Plainfield man who fatally shot an acquaintance over a game of dice has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

Johnathan Sylvester, who was 28 at the time of the killing of 24-year-old Rashawn Bryant, was sentenced Friday by state Superior Court Judge Frederic McDaniel.

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