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Clark FD Responds to Fire at ULTA, Finds Blocked Exits, Other Safety Concerns

March 25, 2019

CLARK, NJ — The Clark Fire Department responded to a call at ULTA Beauty in the Clark Commons early  Monday afternoon. Upon arrival, the FD found customers and employees rushing out of the store after a fire was discovered in an outlet in the floor, according to Fire Chief Frank Cerasa. One employee of ULTA said the store had an odd rubber smell all morning leading up to the ...

Clark FD Responds to Fire Finds Blocked Exits and Other Safety Concerns at ULTA Beauty in Commons

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Fire Department responded to a call at ULTA Beauty in the Clark Commons early on Monday afternoon.   Upon arrival, the FD found customers and employees rushing out of the store after a fire was discovered in an outlet in the floor according to Fire Chief Frank Cerasa. One employee of ULTA said the store had an odd rubber smell all morning leading up to the ...

NJ’s Bad Boy of Comedy, Mike Marino, Uses Scotch Plains Roots in His Routines

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy of Comedy, Mike Marino is one of the country’s most successful comedians. He has performed in just about every major comedy club from New York to Los Angeles and around the world.

Born in Jersey City, Marino grew up in Scotch Plains and is a graduate of Scotch ...

Congressman Tom Malinowski Holds Town Hall in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — While on the campaign trail in 2018 for New Jersey's 7th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, Tom Malinowski promised that if elected, he would host events where he could hear from his fellow constituents.

On Saturday, Malinowski did just that when he held a town hall event in the Roy W. Smith Theater on the ...

NJ's Bad Boy of Comedy, Mike Marino, Uses Scotch Plains Roots in His Routines

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy of Comedy, Mike Marino is one of the country’s most successful comedians. He has performed in just about every major comedy club from New York to Los Angeles and around the world.

Born in Jersey City, Marino grew up in Scotch Plains and is a graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High ...

Firefighters from Three Towns Respond to Early Morning House Fire in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Firefighters from Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit responded to the scene of a small house fire on Sutton Drive in the early morning hours Sunday.

Firefighters were dispatched at 2:53 a.m. on March 24. Units arrived within eight minutes. The homeowner had partially extinguished the fire with a fire extinguisher prior to evacuating the home, said Deputy ...

Scotch Plains Police Officer Saved Resident's Life at EEF Fundraiser

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police officer Gerard Rites is being praised for his quick thinking and reaction to help save to life of a man who began to choke on a piece of meat at the EEF fundraising dinner recently.

Rites noticed that the man could not breathe, performed the Heimlich maneuver, and saved Dominick Giordano's life. The grateful Giordano wrote a letter to ...

Union County Senior Art Exhibit Now Accepting Registrations from Artists Age 60 and Older

Residents of Union County, age 60 or older, are invited to register for the Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit. Qualifying works of art will be on display at the Atrium of Liberty Hall Center at 1085 Morris Avenue in Union from May 28 to July 8, and the artists will be guests at a special awards reception at the Atrium in June.

The deadline to register is Wednesday, May ...

Union County Offers Free Scrap Metal Recycling

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents and business owners that free countywide scrap metal recycling drop-off locations are open twice a month beginning on April 4, at the service yard in Rahway River Park and at the Emergency Services Building in Cranford.  

A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, are included in the ...

Union County Offers Free Scrap Metal Recycling

Union County, NJ – Free countywide scrap metal recycling drop-off locations are open twice a month beginning on April 4 at two Union County locations:  the Cranford Emergency Services Building, 151 Kenilworth Boulevard, and the County service yard in Rahway River Park in Rahway near the Walter J. Ulrich swimming pool.

Acceptable items for recycling include aluminum scrap, ...

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