Other News in Union County

September 13, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ DATE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5th TIME: 10 a.m. ADDRESS: LIBERTY AVENUE—DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM HILLSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (1000 block of Liberty Ave.) Staging area, corner of park, adjacent to shopping plaza (Hillside Shopping Center). Parking is available in shopping center plaza, ...

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CLARK, NJ – A new Student Council Board was recently inducted at Saint John the Apostle School. Each June, the students in grades three through eight elect students to represent the student body.  Officers include President, Vice President, Commissioner of School Spirit, School Historian, and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ---The Union County Freeholder Board joined with local baseball legend Jeff Torborg, his family, municipal officials from Mountainside and Westfield, the Union County Sheriff, and two youth baseball teams in dedicating the Jeff Torborg Youth Baseball field at the County’s Echo Lake ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the launch of a new video campaign that provides residents with instructions on how to tell which items to recycle in their community, along with other recycling tips and information. The new “Recycle Right!” video series ...

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Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present the first program in the “Trailside Talks” series, “Hawk Watch,” on Sunday, September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. This free program is open to adults ...

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 UNION COUNTY, NJ - A formerly Summit-based pediatric gastroenterologist, who was arrested earlier this year and charged with sexually assaulting one of his patients on numerous occasions, now has been criminally charged in connection with similar alleged incidents involving two additional ...

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UNION, NJ – Kean University President Dawood Farahi announced on Thursday that he will serve his last year as president in 2020, after 17 years. “It has been more than my honor and my privilege to lead this amazing university; it has been a significant part of my life,” Farahi said. “We will ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to participate in the 2019 Union County Means Business Expo at the Warinanco Sports Center in Warinanco Park on Wednesday, September 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Now in its fourth ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Thieves made off with three unlocked vehicles over the weekend, police said Monday. Burglars also entered at least five additional vehicles in that time, police records show. The thefts happened early Sunday morning on Thomas Court, Rodger Avenue and Bradford Avenue, police said.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Mid-Atlantic Champions, Elmora Troopers arrived home to a field full of fans cheering as they stepped off the bus on Thursday evening at Hanratty Field in Elizabeth. The fans came from towns all over the area and were practicing the “Jersey Shake” as they waited in anticipation ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - A reminder to the community that the Warinanco Food Truck Festival is planned for this Saturday, Aug. 24.  There will be a wide range of trucks with delicious food from around the globe as well as a roster of great live bands from noon to 8 p.m. at Warinanco Park in ...

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Union County, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to attend the 2019 Union County Means Business Expo at the Warinanco Sports Center in Warinanco Park is part of the Union County parks system and is located in the Borough of ...

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WILLIAMSPORT, PA - “Elizabeth is proud of you" were the words from head coach Jairo Labrador to the Elmora Troopers, as the 12-year old Little League team saw their Little League World Series dream come to an end by losing to Louisiana 4-1. The Troopers were down early as miscues led to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It’s the creepy story this town wants everyone to know about. It’s also a bit kooky. Leveraging both the success of last year’s town-wide festival honoring town native Charles Addams and the release of a new animated “The Addams Family” film set for October, organizers in ...

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WILLIAMSPORT, PA - After a rain postponed the Elmora Troopers game in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. on Sunday afternoon in the 5th inning, the team was back on the field on Monday afternoon only to take a loss to the team from Hawaii in a shut out game of 6-0 in the sixth ...

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Williamsport, PA - Rain has caused the Elmora Troopers game to be stopped in the 5th inning after a reported lightning strike in the area and rain.  After a long delay, officials decided to stop the game for the day and it will resume tomorrow at 1 p.m.  The Troopers were playing the team from ...

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UNION, NJ – Union police have concluded that the report of a man in the toy department at WalMart wearing a mask and carrying a gun – causing a store evacuation -- was a shoplifting event.   Union police say that at 10:48 a.m. Thursday morning, a woman called police saying she observed a man ...

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CLARK, NJ - The 9th Annual Motorcycle Run and Car Show to benefit the Jason's Friends Foundation will be held at Oak Ridge Park on September 22.  The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.   Admission is free, although donations to the fund are welcomed.    According to their website, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In the immediate aftermath of the tornado that hit Springfield on Wednesday afternoon, those in town during the storm began to share stories of what they experienced. Lainie Sokolsky, a Fanwood resident who works in Springfield was one of those eyewitnesses. Sokolsky was on her ...

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UNION COUNTY,  NJ - There are few things in life more appealing than a donut and a good cup of coffee. Now, Route 22 is home to a new, but iconic face in the market. Krispy Kreme Donuts opened its third New Jersey location on Tuesday in Springfield with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The store joins ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith attended a gun safety package bill signing ceremony at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton on Wednesday with Governor Phil Murphy. Mayor Smith joined a bipartisan group of local and state elected officials, as well as members of Moms Demand Action of Union ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Family, friends, community leaders, and members of police organizations from throughout the region paid their final respects to former Fanwood Police Chief Anthony Parenti on Monday morning at Memorial Funeral Home in Fanwood and the Church of St. Bernard and St. Stanislaus in ...

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UNION, NJ – In an incident that placed the entire Township of Union in mourning, a Morris County man has been arrested and charged in connection with the hit-and-run tragedy that left 12-year old Jeremy Maraj fatally injured two weeks ago. Jose V. Marrero, 37, of the Lake Hiawatha section of ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ –  The deaths of a man and a woman believed to be an au pair for the man’s family in what law enforcement is investigating as a double homicide rocked a suburban neighborhood Saturday, where residents say incidents like this don’t happen. Maplewood Police responded to a 911 call ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- A Fanwood man has been charged with being under the influence of drugs when he caused a motor vehicle collision that left a 94-year-old woman dead and two others injured in Union earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo and Union Police Director Daniel ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $346,430 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Monday, July 29 drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 11, 14, 16 and 26 and the XTRA number was: 03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket was EZ Chek Food ...

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Updated at 1:03 p.m. July 29 UNION COUNTY, NJ — Following a record harvest during last year’s hunt, the freeholders have again allocated funding for deer hunts — by both shotgun and bow — at eight county parks in 14 municipalities. The freeholder board on Thursday approved the $20,815 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - A Somerset County man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child on multiple occasions, beginning several years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Friday. Daniel Williams, 36, of Franklin Township has been charged with ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield Firefighters and other first responders were called to Baltusrol Golf Club Tuesday afternoon for a small blaze that broke out in the clubhouse of the famed golf course. Just before noon, the fire broke out on the third-floor side facing the golf course. That area is ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that the free summer entertainment and film series Family Fun & Flix continues on Tuesday, July 16 with fan favorite Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation at Warinanco Park, in Elizabeth. “Family Fun and Flix ...

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