Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Borough will review an ordinance regarding membership fees for use of the community pool, as well as an ordinance fixing salary ranges for certain municipal employees.
Tuesday, February 19
The following information was provided by the Borough of Mountainside. AGENDA REGULAR MEETING FEBRUARY 19, 2013 In compliance with Chapter 231, OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT of the State of New Jersey, adequate notice has been given to all members of the Governing Body, the “Local Source” and the "Westfield Leader" the two newspapers designated to receive such notice. The notice is posted on the Borough Hall bulletin board. SALUTE TO THE FLAG ROLL CALL Regular & Executive Session Meetings – January 22, 2013 Work & Executive Session Meetings – February 5, 2013 RESOLUTIONS: 37-2013 Municipal contribution of $300 to GLHS Project Graduation 38-2013 Award Animal Control Services Contract with Associated Humane Societies, Inc. for $15,…
Friday, February 15, 2013
The new physical therapy center recently opened above The Center for Ambulatory Surgery on Route 22.
Last month, Crest Physical Therapy opened its ninth location on Route 22 in Mountainside aimed towards providing complete rehabilitative care by experienced physical therapists in order to get people back to their original physical abilities. The 5,000 square foot physical therapy center has opened up above the Center for Ambulatory Surgery and serves patients of all ages. Crest goes where there is a need, said head of Business and Development for Crest, John Reagan, being above the surgery center provides easy access for patients. “We want to be where there’s patients,” Reagan said. He added that it is easy for patients to visit both the surgery center and physical therapy center in the same building, rather than having to travel to …
Monday, February 11, 2013
A Mountainside firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling a fire early Saturday morning.
In the early morning hours of Feb. 9 a fire broke out at 1458 Deer Path in Mountainside causing heavy smoke conditions, both homeowners made it out safely but a Mountainside firefighter suffered a minor injury, officials said. According to Mountainside Police Captain Richard Osieja, at 1:56 a.m. a 69-year-old resident informed the dispatcher that there was heavy smoke in his home and his 71-year-old disabled wife was in a rear bedroom. Mountainside Officer Michael Pasquale carried the woman out of the home while Sgt. Joseph Giannuzzi escorted out her husband, Osieja said. Once outside of the home both residents were checked and released by the Mountainside Rescue Squad and taken to relatives in Scotch Plains. While battling the fire, a …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The following is a look at tonight's work session of the Mountainside council.
Tuesday, February 5
Agenda Work Session February 5, 2013 In compliance with Chapter 231, OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT of the State of New Jersey, adequate notice has been given to all members of the Governing Body, the “Local Source” and the "Westfield Leader" the two newspapers designated to receive such notice. The notice is posted on the Borough Hall bulletin board. TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION: 1. Annual donation to the GLHS Project Graduation in the amount of $300.00 2. Resolution 35-2013 - Authorizing expenditure for 2013 fireworks 3. 2012 Budget Transfers 4. Municipal Alliance hosting “Prevention Night” at the Community Pool in July 5. Authorization to advertise for bids - Community Pool Pavilion 6. 2013 Pool Snack Bar Concession Contract – B&K Concessions 7. …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Third and sixth graders at Deerfield Elementary School learned how to make bread to donate to St. Joseph's Community Pantry.
Students at Deerfield Elementary School received a lesson in bread making from the King Arthur Flour Company on Jan. 29, while also learning how to give back. Third and sixth graders had the opportunity to sit in on a presentation by Amy Driscoll of the King Arthur Flour Company on the process of making bread from scratch. Each student will be sent home with a bread making kit on Feb. 1 so that they can make a loaf of bread and bring it into school on Feb. 4 to be donated to the St. Joseph’s community pantry. This is the second year that life skills teacher Elena Bentey has coordinated this program with King Arthur Flour. “I hope they keep on coming,” Bentey said. Last year the children donated 200 loaves of bread and Bentey hopes they …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The pancake breakfast was filled with activities and games, followed by a basketball game.
Thursday, January 31
The following information was provided by the PTA. It was a busy day at Deerfield Elementary in Mountainside on Saturday, Januray 26. First there was the annual PTA Pancake Breakfast with food, fun, music, and prizes. The school cafeteria was turned over to the PTA volunteers flipping pancakes for the community. Annie Basile and Vicki Kosuda were the PTA chairs of the event. With some help, they managed to feed well over a hundred people and give away some prizes. There was a "Guess how many?" game with candy jars filled tasty treats. The DJ had a limbo line going and some lucky ticket winners left with toys or restaurant gift certificates to Publick House and Anna's in Summit. It was a community event with donations generously …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
A look at what's on the agenda for tonight's Mountainside Council Work Session.
Tuesday, January 15
The following information was provided by the Borough of Mountainside. AGENDA WORK SESSION JANUARY 15, 2013 In compliance with Chapter 231, OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT of the State of New Jersey, adequate notice has been given to all members of the Governing Body, the “Local Source” and the "Westfield Leader" the two newspapers designated to receive such notice. The notice is posted on the Borough Hall bulletin board. TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The following information was provided by the Scotch Plains Police Department. Arrests do not indicate Convictions.
The following information was provided by the Scotch Plains Police Department. Mountainside resident, Timothy Byrne, 33, was arrested by a Scotch Plains Police Officer for possession of Marijuana. The Marijuana was observed by the officer once he had pulled Byrne over for a motor vehicle violation on Victor Street. He was arrested and transported to H.Q. where he was processed and released.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Stay informed with real time updates from the County.
Mountainside Borough Residents are encouraged to sign up for The Union County First Alert Network by logging on to, ucfirstalert.org. Lieutenant Allan Attanasio gave an overview of this communications system at Monday night's meeting of the Borough's newly formed Media and Communications Committee, chaired by Councilman Glenn Mortimer. Approximately twelve members from the community volunteered for this committee after the last Borough Council meeting, which was attended by more than 100 residents. The County of Union uses the UC First Alert Network to immediately contact subscribers during a major crisis or emergency. The UC First Alert Network delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to via email account, cell …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Watts Foundation Awards Grant to Lions Club for LED Lights
The annual Christmas Tree lighting is a Borough-wide event symbolizing that the holidays have officially arrived in Mountainside. This year’s tree boasts 1,200 new multi-colored energy efficient LED lights, and is topped with a white star. Before lighting the iconic tree at the Dec. 1 ceremony, Mayor Paul Mirabelli reported that the Lions Club applied for, and received, a grant from the Watts Foundation, which paid for the upgraded lights, as well as for the installation. On behalf of the community, Mr. Mirabelli expressed his appreciation and gratitude to the Lions Club for their past decades of service. He noted that the older light bulbs, which were previously hung and maintained by the Lions Club members, were getting harder to …