Union County News Top Stories

May 13, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county Board of Commissioners following a public hearing Thursday adopted a $​​513.7 million budget, which does not increase the county-wide tax levy. While the spending plan comes with an average tax decrease of $28 for county homeowners, the impact varies by municipality ...

Read more »

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county Board of Commissioners following a public hearing Thursday adopted a $​​513.7 million budget, which does not increase the county-wide tax levy. While the spending plan comes with an average tax decrease of $28 for county homeowners, the impact varies by municipality ...

Read more »

ROSELLE, NJ — Roselle Police have charged an Edison man with three attempted burglaries at businesses. Antoni Kuhl, who's 52 years old, is accused of smashing the front glass doors at Ohmies, Mike's Bagel and Northwood Convenience Store. Police say Kuhl tried to get inside the businesses but ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ — Mindowaskin Park will once again serve as a gathering spot for activists Saturday afternoon, when a rally for reproductive rights is planned. Responding to a leaked draft opinion last Monday from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito which would overturn Roe v. Wade, Tom Malinowski ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ — A five-alarm fire at a Waste Management facility on Julia Street in Elizabeth Tuesday has left one person dead, authorities said. The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2 p.m. The fire is believed to be started by machinery at the ...

Read more »

CLARK, NJ – The Clark community was buzzing on Wednesday morning with chatter about the possible reasons for Valley Road School and Mother Seton High to be sheltering in place as verified in a Nixle alert sent to residents at 8:30 a.m.  According to the alert it was a precaution and there was no ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

Read more »

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Fifth-Alarm Fire at the Waste Management facility on Julia Street Tuesday sent thick smoke throughout North Jersey and could even be viewed in New York City.  The City of Elizabeth reports receiving a phone call about the fire at approximately 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. The fire is ...

Read more »

CRANFORD, NJ — At Monday evening's Township Committee workshop meeting, Iron Ore Properties, LLC and BlackBird Group Architects, LLC presented a proposed site plan of the new building at the corner of Walnut Avenue and Chestnut Street.  The redevelopment plan for the area, also known as South ...

Read more »

Editor's Note: This story was updated June 9, including with a correction appended. SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — A man accused of stabbing another man during an argument in his apartment fled the scene but was arrested by Westfield police on Lamberts Mill Road, Scotch Plains police said ...

Read more »

Job seekers in Union County can find the perfect match at the next job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 17th, at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 a.m.

Read more »

CRANFORD, NJ - An Elizabeth man was taken into custody on May 5, 2022 for multiple burglary charges, including three separate business burglaries in Cranford, Cranford Police Department announced in a press release earlier today. Antoni Kuhl, 52 of Elizabeth, was arrested on three counts of ...

Read more »

CRANFORD, NJ - An Elizabeth man was taken into custody on May 5, 2022 for multiple burglary charges, including three separate business burglaries in Cranford, Cranford Police Department announced in a press release earlier today. Antoni Kuhl, 52 of Elizabeth, was arrested on three counts of ...

Read more »