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A Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Eastern Union County Towns for Thursday Afternoon/Evening

November 15, 2018

CRANFORD - As the first snow starts to fall in the Cranford area today, a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Eastern Union County towns.

According to the Nation Weather Service in NY, wet snow is expected with snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour possible and winds gusting as high as 45 mph.

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel ...

Arrested OAS Faculty Member Said He Would "Shoot up the Place"

November 8, 2018

CRANFORD - In a report obtained by TAPinto Cranford from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, some disturbing details on the arrest of Orange Avenue School faculty member Matthew Acosta, 33, of Kenilworth, have been released. 

Certain portions have been partially redacted to omit personal identifying information. Detectives wrote in the ...

Arrested OAS Faculty Member to Undergo Mental Health Screening

CRANFORD - On Thursday afternoon, Mark Spivey, the Director of Communications for the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, released a statement on Matthew Acosta, a faculty member of Orange Avenue School who was arrested last Friday. 

"State Superior Court Judge Daniel R. Lindemann today granted the State's motion to remand defendant Acosta pending a mental ...

Orange Avenue School Faculty Member Arrested For Terroristic Threats

CRANFORD - On Friday, November 2nd, the Cranford Police Department was alerted to an incident involving a threat made by a faculty member of Orange Avenue School. Following an investigation by members of the Cranford Police Department, Matthew Acosta, 33, of Kenilworth was charged with one count of 3rd Degree Terroristic Threats and one count of 4th Degree Risking Widespread Injury or ...

Saint Joseph High School Welcomes the Public to Their Annual Advent Mass & Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 14, 2018

METUCHEN, NJ - The public is welcome to attend the Annual Advent Mass and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony  at Saint Joseph High School on Saturday, December 8, 2018. The afternoon's events include:

4:45 p.m.

Bell Concert presented by Saint Matthew the Apostle Bell Choir held in the Vincent Maglio Gymnasium

5:00 p.m.

Mass celebrated by Brother Louis Couvillon, S.C.

Leonard Lance Endorsement Letter

November 2, 2018

Dear Editor,


When Hurricane Irene hit in 2011, my basement flooded, damaging my furnace, hot water heater, and washer and dryer beyond repair. Not being in a flood zone, I did not have flood insurance and FEMA would only give me a few hundred dollars to cover thousands of dollars in damage. I went through the appeals process and still no help. The October ice storm came and went ...