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Run to 'Make a Difference': Summit 5K Sept. 9 Honors Detective Tarentino, Benefits His Family

August 21, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - The opportunity to run through the streets of the Hilltop City -- and 'make a difference' in the process -- is just around the corner as, in slightly more than three weeks time, the Summit Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) will host the inaugural "Making a Difference 5K," which, this year, will be honor Summit Police Detective Matthew Tarentino and ...

Clark PD Plans DWI Checkpoint

CLARK, NJ — The Clark Township Police Department has issued notification they will be holding a DWI checkpoint beginning on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 9 p.m. and ending at 3 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27.

The checkpoint will be located in the northbound lanes of Brant Avenue in Clark, directly in front of Mother Seton High School. Vehicles headed towards the Garden State Parkway ...

Scenes from the Jam Kancer Fundraiser at Darby Road

SCOTCH PLAINS — Darby Road hosted its Jam Kancer In The Kan Summer Jam at the Darby Road Beer Garden, which took place at Scotch Plains' so-called "hedge property" on Saturday, Aug. 18.

Nick Madden was the first to purchase the official Jam Kancer In The Kan customized Kan Jam Set for $50. The money raised will go toward pediatric cancer ...

TSA Pre✓® Enrollment Goes Mobile With Springfield Sign Up Event

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - To show appreciation for clients and the local community, Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty will proudly be hosting a TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment Event beginning on August 23rd.

TSA Pre✓® can save hours for travelers and there are other perks too!

More details on TSA Pre✓® process and ID/documentation you must bring are ...

Freeholders Get Earful As Roselle Residents Question Financing For Mind and Body Project

ELIZABETH, NJ - About 20 people raised concerns about the financing for the Roselle Mind and Body Complex during the public comments portion of last night’s Union County Freeholders’ meeting.

The project includes a new school, community center, library and more in the borough.

The opportunity to speak was nixed last week when a freeholders’ special meeting vote regarding ...

Cranford Township Committee Release Statement Regarding 750 Walnut Avenue

CRANFORD, NJ - During last night's meeting, the Cranford Township Committee prepared a written statement regarding 750 Walnut Avenue that was read by township attorney Ryan J. Cooper.

The full statement can be read below:

​The Township Committee is carefully considering Hartz’s request to designate 750 Walnut Avenue as an area in need of redevelopment. Since last ...

Owl Caught in Net in Clark is in Guarded Condition

CLARK, NJ – When the emergency call came in on Saturday that an owl had gotten tangled in a soccer net at Arthur L. Johnson, John Pingor headed to the scene. 

Pingor a member of Clark’s Fire Department and the Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds for Clark Schools took no time getting involved in rescuing the Great Horned Owl. Pingor enlisted ALJ’s Athletic Trainer ...

Clark’s Ren Thomas is Making it in the World of Hip Hop and Now Reality TV

CLARK, NJ – People living in suburbia don’t expect one of their own to make it as a hip-hop artist.  Rappers don’t expect someone born and raised in a small suburban New Jersey town like Clark to have what it takes.  Hip-hop MC Ren Thomas is proving them all wrong.

“I fell in love with hip-hop when I was about 8 or 9,” says Thomas.  His older cousin ...

Roselle Resident Questions Land Lease for Mind and Body Complex

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Roselle resident says that the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders guaranteed $59 million in bonds for a project that may not have a proper land lease.

Anthony Esposito, who formerly served on the Roselle Board of Education, has retained a lawyer who is preparing to challenge what he says are financial issues in the land lease for the Roselle Mind and Body Complex. The ...

Fanwood Development and Business Update: Young's Paint Property Sold

FANWOOD, NJ – Fanwood’s redevelopment consultant Liz Jeffery provided her monthly update to the Borough Council at its meeting on Monday evening.

Public plaza expansion: A construction contract was awarded to A Team Concrete in July. Construction of the pedestrian plaza behind the Martine Ave. stores will commence shortly.

Fanwood Crossing: Following the departure of the Bath ...

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