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Union County Narcotics Investigation Yields Seizure of Two Kilos of Heroin

August 8, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – An Indianapolis man traveling through Union County by way of Pennsylvania was arrested in the parking lot of a store on Route 22 in Union after an investigation led to a search of the vehicle, resulting in the seizure of two kilograms of heroin late last week, according to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office.

Noel Ramiro Hernandez of Indianapolis, Indiana is ...

One Car Off Road in Water After Three Car Accident on GSP between Clark and Cranford

CLARK, NJ –One car is off the road and in the river on the northbound Garden State Parkway by Cranford exit 137 as a result of a three car accident just before 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

According to Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa there were two men in the car that went into the water.  They were able to get themselves out of the car and swim ashore before emergency responders ...

17-Year-Old Academy for Information Technology Student Dies; GoFundMe Page Established to Help Family

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Seventeen -year-old Fenov Pierre-Louis, a Roselle resident and student at Union County's Academy for Information Technology, lost his battle with stage 4 Nueroblastoma cancer this week.

Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help his family. 

Diagnosed when he was a second grader, Fenov fought the disease for about half of his lifetime, ...

Elizabeth Man Charged with the Killing of One Woman and Attempted Killing of Another Woman

ELIZABETH, NJ - Arlie Rodriguez, 46, of Elizabeth, has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder of two Elizabeth women in 2013, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

 At approximately 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2013, Elizabeth Police responded to the 100 block of Madison Avenue in Elizabeth on a report of an assault, said Union County ...

Cranford Jaycees Annual Golf Outing Raises Money For Community

CRANFORD - The Township of Cranford Junior Chamber of Commerce (“Jaycees”) held their 12th Annual Golf Outing on Friday, June 22, 2018, at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. The outing raised $8,000.00 which will benefit two worthy community organizations, the Cranford Baseball and Softball League Inc. and the Union County Educational Services Commission ...

Union County College Foundation’s 3rd “Close the Gap” Campaign Surpasses Goal

CRANFORD, NJ – With over 150 guests and volunteers in attendance, the Union County College Foundation surpassed their goal and raised nearly $55,000 at their 3rd Annual Close the Gap Campaign cocktail reception.

Held on July 11, in the Richel Student Commons at the College’s Cranford campus, this campaign was developed by a small group of dedicated community volunteers to support ...

Rahway's Jordan West Finishes 6th in Shot Put at IAAF U20 Junior World Track & Field Championships; USA's Piperi 2nd

TAMPERE, FINLAND - Jordan West of Rahway finished sixth in the shot put on the first day of the IAAF U20 Junior World Track & Field Championships held Tuesday in Tampere Stadium.

West's best throw was his first, which traveled 19.86 meters/65 feet, 2 inches. The sophomore at the University of Tennessee followed with four straight foul attempts.

Adrian Piperi of ...

5th Annual Roselle House Music Festival Opens this Weekend in Warinanco Park

ROSELLE, NJ -  The 5th Annual Roselle House Music Festival opens on Saturday, July 14 in Warinanco Park for a two-day dance event.

Guest DJ’s from all over the area will be playing house music over the two-day span from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday.

The event will also feature food and merchandise vendors.

The event is sponsored by Magic's Royal Production ...

Roselle Man Charged in Animal Cruelty Case      

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Roselle man found with more than 40 dogs living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last month has been charged with more than 30 criminal offenses, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Wednesday.

Evelio J. Calderon, 40, is charged with two 3rd-degree animal cruelty offenses, 14 counts of 4th-degree animal abuse by ...

New Restaurant Buys ‘Pocketed’ Westfield Liquor License

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council approved the transfer of a liquor license to Westfield Hospitality LLC for its Westfield Fish & Brew Company during the council's meeting Tuesday night. The license had been bought from Jeffrey’s when it closed in 2014 and remained unused, or “pocketed,” by that owner until now.

Though the restaurant does not ...

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