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Kenilworth Student Approached by Stranger asking to Give Her a Ride Home, Police Say

September 17, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. on ...

Body Found in Ursino Park

UNION, NJ – Union County Sheriff officers and County Police are investigating the discovery of a body in Ursino Park.

According to police authorities, a dog walker contacted police Tuesday evening upon the discovery of a male body in the park. A county park, Ursino Park borders Union, Elizabeth and Hillside. Ursino Park is located near the intersection of Morris and North ...

Day of Remembrance Ceremony-Honoring Our POW/MIAs

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Day of Remembrance to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action will be held Friday, September 15, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony is being held at the plaza in front of the Union County Courthouse.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and visitors to gather with veterans and their families to join in the POW/MIA Remembrance ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

Chatham to Hold 2nd Annual "Out of the Darkness Walk" Sept. 23 at Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ -The Chatham Township Committee announced its continuing efforts to raise awareness of suicide prevention with its 2nd Annual Chatham Township "Out of the Darkness Community Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 23 to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).

The event will take place, rain or shine, at Cougar Field located at 320 Shunpike Road in ...

Samsung Developer Evangelist to JerseySTEM Middle Schoolers: Never too early to be an Entrepreneur.

East Coast native Jeanine Jue, Head of Developer Evangelism at Samsung ARTIK Cloud (developer.artik.cloud), did not think twice when high school senior and Girls Who Code club organizer Amira Mouline of Chatham invited her to hangout remotely with the JerseySTEM middle schoolers who attend the Summer Session in Summit.

From her office in the bay area, Jue recalled with nostalgia the ...

Carjacking Reported Tues. in Basking Ridge; Vehicle Recovered Without Incident, Police Say

BERNARDS TWP., - A 22-year-old Elizabeth man is accused of forcibly taking a vehicle that his estranged girlfriend was operating in the area of Flintlock Court in Basking Ridge at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1, township police said. He was later stopped on Route 78 East without incident, according to Bernards police.

Bernards police, with the assistance of Berkeley ...

Eagle Scout Candidate Seeks Donations To Help Document Artifacts at Drake House Museum in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Justin Lang, a 16-year old resident of North Plainfield, is working on his Eagle Scout service project, documenting artifacts in Plainfield's Drake House Museum.

Eagle Projects allow scouts the chance to demonstrate leadership skills, overseeing projects that benefit the community.

The objectives of Lang's project include taking inventory of the artifacts located in ...

Chatham Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Firearm Use in Susan Drive 'Shots Fired' Incident

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Sergey Radushinskiy, 69, a resident of Chatham Township, pled guilty Monday in Morris County Superior Court to the unlawful possession of a loaded rifle on a public street, according to a published report in the Daily Record.

Radushinskiy had been taken into custody last January after Chatham Township Police Officer Sean Lampf responded to a 9-1-1 call of shots ...

North Plainfield Police Officer Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – A North Plainfield police offer was arrested and charged with a sexual assault that occurred last March, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.

Mike Jean-Baptiste, 29, encountered an adult woman while on duty and sexually assaulted her later that night at The Kenilworth, according to the prosecutor’s office. He was taken into custody without incident ...

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