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First Responders Treated to a Barbecue at Arbor Terrace Mountainside on September 12

September 14, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Who doesn’t like a free lunch? The offer to participate in the “BBQ for Badges” at Arbor Terrace Mountainside went out to first responders throughout the area a few weeks ago and, as expected, police officers, firefighters and EMTs dropped in from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

And, no one should be surprised that each group that spoke to ...

Council Appoints Five Special Police Officers; Approves an Ordinance regarding Special Officers

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Borough Council appointed two Class III and three Class II police officers at its Tuesday, Sep. 11 meeting. The council also approved an ordinance specifying the duties of the special police officers.

Michael D’elia and Daniel Lorimor were appointed Class III officers. D’elia and Lorimor are retired police officers who are the new School Resource ...

Pedestrian In Critical Condition After Being Struck on Route 22 Early Sunday Morning

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A 24-year-old Mountainside resident is in critical condition at University Medical Center in Newark after being struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 9.

Police gave the following account of the incident:

At about 1:09 a.m. Sunday, a 24-year-old Mountainside resident was walking along Route 22 East, near the ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell from the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have ...

Chatham Board of Education Contemplating Class III Armed Officers for School Safety; Would Be Funded from School Budget

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is still considering school safety procedures for the upcoming school year, including possible armed Class III officers in every school.

If the school district hired Class III offices for every school, LaSusa indicated that it would come entirely out of the BOE budget.

LaSusa and Marco Freyre, the assistant ...

Got Him: Warren Police Arrest Marlton Man for Warren Township Bank Robbery

WARREN, NJ– Warren police arrested a Marlton man in connection with the robbery on Aug. 11 of  the TD Bank located on Mountain Boulevard, police said.

Warren Township Chief of Police William Keane, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, and Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor announced on Friday the arrest of Eric ...

Justice 4 Johnny: Family Desperately Seeking Information on Fatal Hit and Run 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The family of a former South Plainfield resident killed in a hit and run earlier this month is looking for answers and is offering a cash reward for information that leads to identifying the driver. 

 “We are pleading with the public. [Whoever did this] is somebody’s relative, neighbor, co-worker, friend. If someone saw something or if ...

New Providence Police File Charges on Four Drivers After Motor Vehicle Stops

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Four motor vehicle stops by police resulted in charges for four different drivers during the period from Aug. 6 through 13.

On Aug. 6, Corporal Andrew Diamond charged Varun Sharma, 37, of Weehawken, for Possession Marijuana 50g or less and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  The charges stemmed from a motor vehicle stop on Diamond Hill Road. Mr. Sharma was processed ...

Driver of Jack-knifed Tractor Trailer May Have Suffered Medical Episode before Route 78 Crash Thursday Morning in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A  jack-knifed tractor trailer closed the right and center lanes of Route 78 east in the vicinity of exit 43, causing major delays Thursday morning.

The driver of the tractor-trailer may have suffered a medical episode as he was approaching Diamond Hill Road heading east on Route 78 when he hit a four passenger car causing serious damage.

Suspect at Large after Bank Robbery in Warren, Police Seek Public’s Assistance


WARREN, NJ -  TD Bank in Warren Township was robbed on Saturday and police have released surveillance photos of a man sought in connection with the robbery in the hopes that someone will be able to identify him, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of ...


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Free Emergency Preparedness Workshop for Cultural Organizations to be Held October 2

September 18, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present a free workshop, “Emergency Preparedness for Arts & Cultural Organizations,” on Tuesday, October 2 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle.

“Planning ahead for emergencies is vital for the long term survival of any business, and the same applies to our nonprofit and cultural ...