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Power Outages and Downed Trees Close Warren Roads

January 23, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Skyline Drive is closed to through traffic and Sunrise Drive near Mountain View Road closed due to downed trees involving power lines.  No timeframe is  available for repairs to be complete.

In addition, power is out on the lower half of Roseland Avenue, Helen Street, Wilshire, Mountainview Road and Lane, Trinity Place, Friar Tuck, and Manor Drive. Power ...

Suspect in Custody After Report of Shots Fired Near Susan Drive in Chatham Township.

CHATHAM, NJ - After receiving a report of shots fired, Chatham Township police took a suspect into custody in the area of Susan Drive on Sunday morning, according to a report by Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly and the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.

Fredric M. Knapp, Morris County prosecutor, and Hennelly announced that law enforcement authorities are currently ...

Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad Installs New Officers: Volunteers Make Service Their Priority

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad, in its 75th year, held their annual dinner dance and installation of officers Friday night at Berkeley Plaza. Several members were recognized for their dedication and life-saving work.

Along with the members, many supporters of the all volunteer Rescue Squad were in attendance including Mayor Robert ...

New Patrolman Sworn in, Two Police Officers Promoted at Berkeley Heights Council Meeting

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Parking and seats at Town Hall were at a premium Tuesday night, Jan 10, as retired and active police officers from Union County, friends and family gathered to see one new police officer join the force and two others receive promotions.

Police Chief John DiPasquale spoke glowingly of the three officers who each took the oath of office for their new position: ...

Iarussi Passes Torch to Amiano as Berkeley Heights Fire Department President; Padovano Sworn in as Fire Chief for 11th Term

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Fire Department held their annual Installation Dinner and awards ceremony at Berkeley Plaza  on Saturday. 

After five years as Berkeley Heights Fire Department President, Mauro Iarussi turned over the reins as company president to Anthony Amiano, and will slide over to the vice president position. Anthony Padovano will continue as ...

Joseph Dugandzic, 52 of Cranford Found Dead in Rahway River

CRANFORD, NJ – Joseph Dugandzic, 52 of Cranford was identified as the man found dead in the Rahway River off of South and Centennial Avenues, Saturday morning, according to the Union County Police.

Dugandzic a teacher at Cranford High School is described as an active member of the community.

An investigation is ongoing into the cause of death. The County Police were assisted by ...

Overturned Motor Vehicle and Slippery Conditions Impact Traffic on I-78 in Warren

WARREN, NJ - An overturned car on I-78 at the ramp to King George Road and weather conditions are causing traffic to back up on I-78 in both directions. 

Speed restrictions are in effect on the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike.

Expect icy conditions and possible closures on Hillcrest Road, Washington Avenue, Warrenville Road and Morning Glory Road in Warren.

I- 78 ...

Morris Avenue Liquor Store in Summit Robbed at Gunpoint

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on the evening of January 4 at M&M Liquors, located on the corner of Morris Avenue and Lafayette Avenue at 512 Morris Avenue.

Police responded to the scene after receiving a 9-1-1 call at approximately 8:44 PM.

The store employee told the responding officers that two males, wearing masks and hooded ...

Madison Man Charged with Hit and Run Fatality in Chatham Twp

CHATHAM TWP, NJ  - According to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly, "William Barbosa-Ruiz, age sixty-two (62), of Madison, was arrested and charged earlier today with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident resulting in death."    

"On Jan. 3 the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office was ...

Crash Closes Mountain Avenue in Berkeley Heights Until Further Notice

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Police have closed Mountain Avenue in both directions at Timber Drive and at Snyder Avenue.

The road was closed in both directions earlier this afternoon at Timber Drive and at Snyder Avenue after a car crash that resulted in a broken telephone pole at Orion Road.

The Berkeley Heights Police and Fire departments are on the scene. 

JCP&L is expected to ...

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Lance, Pascrell Bill Will Keep ‘Blue Lines’ in Towns

January 18, 2017

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

“One hundred thirty five police officers died in the line of duty in ...

Lance, Pascrell Bill Will Keep ‘Blue Lines’ in Towns

January 18, 2017

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

“One hundred thirty five police officers died in the line of duty in ...