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By KATHY CRYANFebruary 26, 2017
UNION, NJ – Police have identified the motorcyclist killed Saturday night on Chestnut Street as Paulo A. Borges of Union.
Union police responded to the fatal crash near the intersection of Fairway Drive at 5:47 p.m.
According to police, a 2011 Lincoln MKZ, operated by 44-year old Emrique Martinez of Union, was making a left turn from Chestnut Street north onto Fairway Drive when ...
By JACKIE LIEBERMANFebruary 26, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School varsity football team, winner of the state championship for two years straight, was honored at Tuesday’s town council meeting.
“We’re very proud, obviously, of your athletic abilities and your team work, but we’re probably more proud of the fact that you behave on and off the field,” Mayor Skibitsky told them.
By SEAN CONKLINFebruary 25, 2017
UNION, NJ – Blue Devils’ freshman CJ Composto pinned his opponent, Larry Melchionda in 1:16 to win the Region 4 title for the 106-pound division at Union Senior High School on Saturday afternoon.
“It’s great to get that Region title, but I’m just looking forward to next week down in Atlantic City,” Composto said. “This tournament didn’t ...
Westfield Week in Review: ‘Wall of Love’ Controversy, Firefighter Dies, Downtown Task Force Update & More
By TAP INTO WESTFIELD STAFFFebruary 25, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ — Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:
Westfield Homeowner Says Official Warned Her ‘Wall of Love’ Must Go
Westfield Firefighter, 35-Year-Old Father of Two Michael Lanza Dies
Head of Downtown Westfield Task Force Offers Update at Town Council Meeting
Kids’ Slime-Making Craze Causes Local Glue ...
By JACK MURTHAFebruary 25, 2017
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — An attempted robbery turned deadly early this morning on Hamilton Street.
Two or three men approached an individual, whose identity has yet to be released, around 2:30 a.m. between Woodbridge and Bridge streets. They “demanded personal property,” according to a crime alert, which caused a “physical altercation” to break out.
The robbers ...
By ED BARMAKIANFebruary 25, 2017
CHATHAM, NJ - A helicopter made a crash landing behind the Suburban Court apartment complex at 525 Main St. in Chatham on Friday evening, landing between the parking garages.
The crash occurred 6:20 p.m. and the pilot reportedly walked away from the accident while a passenger was taken to the hospital with lower back pain.
"At approximately 6:20 tonight, we had a helicopter ...
By MATT KIPPFebruary 25, 2017
UNION, NJ — A strong Westfield girls basketball team fought hard all night against one of the best teams in the country, but it just couldn’t find the spark to put them past The Patrick School in the Union County Tournament Final Friday night at Kean University. The Lady Blue Devils fell to the Celtics, 51-41.
Entering the highly anticipated game, the Celtics and Blue Devils were ...