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Flash Flood Warning Remains in Effect Until Monday Evening for Berkeley Heights

August 13, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening in the area. A moisture laden air mass will allow for any showers and thunderstorms that develop to produce torrential rainfall. Flooding causes more deaths in the United States than any other thunderstorm-related hazard. 

Remember: Just six inches of fast-moving floodwater can knock you off your feet.

Driver Turns Himself in After Fleeing Early Morning Crash on Route 22

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A one-car crash on Route 22 West and Central Avenue sent a fire hydrant flying in the early morning hours of Friday, Aug. 10.

Following a preliminary investigation, Mountainside Police report at about 3:43 a.m., the driver of a 2003 Nissan Altima lost control of the car while it was traveling at a very high rate of speed around a slight curve. The vehicle then left the ...

Berkeley Heights Under Flash Flood Warning Saturday Morning

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — The area is under a flash flood warning until 9:15 a.m., the National Weather Service announced at 7:13 a.m. Saturday morning.

Thunderstorms are producing heavy rain.

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Utility Pole Work Closes Section of Mountain Avenue after Accident

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mountain Avenue will be closed between Diamond Hill Road and Ryder Way for utility pole repair until at least 7 a.m. Saturday, August 11.  

The closure is due to a single vehicle crash that resulted in severe damage to a utility pole at 875 Mountain Avenue in New Providence. Please plan alternate routes.

Berkeley Heights First Ever National Night Out Successful for Police, Residents (Photo Gallery)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The looming storms stayed away from Berkeley Heights Tuesday evening and their first ever National Night Out went off as planned. Community pride was standing tall for the men and women in uniform, as the community came out a thousand strong in support of National Night Out. 

The community flocked to Memorial Park to enjoy a block party staged by our ...

Chatham Township Resident Receives Surprise Sunday Mail Delivery; Mail Truck Hits Fairmount Avenue Home

CHATHAM, NJ - New meaning was given to door-to-door delivery on Sunday afternoon when a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck rolled down the front lawn and made contact with a home on Fairmount Avenue.

Chatham Township Police and the Chatham Township Fire Department responded to the call. No injuries were reported.

Union County to Celebrate National Night Out August 7 at Meisel Park in Springfield

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation will celebrate National Night Out this year with “Family Fun & Flix, the free summer entertainment and film series, and a display of police and emergency vehicles. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 7 at Meisel Park, off Meisel Avenue in Springfield.

National Night Out activities get ...

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding on Local Roads Saturday Morning

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Heavy rains Saturday morning are causing flooding on local roads.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the area until 10:30 a.m.

The New Providence Police Department sent out an alert at approximately 9:20 a.m. that Springfield Avenue in the vicinity of Division Avenue, Maple Avenue and the Diner is impassible due to ...

Berkeley Heights To Hold First Annual National Night Out, Tuesday, August 7

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Come out and support your community for the 35thanniversary of National Night Out, and Berkeley Heights first annual, held on Tuesday, August 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Memorial Field on the corner of Park and Plainfield avenues.

A few of the night’s highlights will include the Beatlemania Again concert, a celebrity dunk tank, free hot dogs, Italian ice and ice ...

Three Drivers Injured in Crash that Closed Route 22 in Mountainside

 

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Three drivers were injured in a crash on Route 22, according to a release from Mountainside Police Department’s Officer in Charge Lt. Joseph Giannuzzi.

He gave the following account of the accident, which happened at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in the area of Route 22 East and the intersection of Lawrence Avenue.

A 2018 Ford F-350 heading West ...

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Union County to Celebrate National Night Out August 7 at Meisel Park in Springfield

August 6, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation will celebrate National Night Out this year with “Family Fun & Flix, the free summer entertainment and film series, and a display of police and emergency vehicles. The event will take place on Tuesday, August 7 at Meisel Park, off Meisel Avenue in Springfield.

National Night Out activities get ...