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

August 16, 2017

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 ...

Union County Sheriff's Office Earns Accreditation for 3rd Consecutive Time

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two Union County Sheriff’s officers were doing an eviction yesterday in Union Township, when they saw the house’s gas meter "spinning like a top" and candles left lit in the home, said Union County Sheriff Joseph Cyran.

“They do what they need to do, what we trained them to do, making sure emergency personnel responds quickly,” Cryan ...

Union County Residents Encouraged to Participate in State-run Gun Buyback Program

Local residents are being urged to consider participating in a state-run gun buyback program going on next weekend, through which cash payouts of up to $200 per firearm are being made available to members of the public.  Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Union County Sheriff Joseph P.

New Providence’s First of the Summer Family Fun Night Series Was a Big Success Despite the Rain

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Asbury Fever Springsteen Tribute Band was forced inside the Recreation center for the second consecutive year by threats of thunderstorms, but once again they attracted nearly one hundred residents who congregated inside the gym to hear the 7-piece band perform music by Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel and Southside Johnny.

The first Family Fun Night of the summer managed ...

Suspect Flees on Foot After Robbing River Road Gas Station, Assaulting Attendant

SUMMIT, NJ - A man wearing a bandana to cover his face robbed the Shell gas station located at 6 River Road in  Summit just prior to 11 p.m. on July 9, fleeing the scene on foot with stolen cash after assaulting the station's attendant with a wrench.

According to the Summit Police -- who responded to the scene after receiving a 9-1-1 call at approximately 11 p.m.

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