Information on Parking and Traffic for Saturday's 'March for Our Lives' Event

March 23, 2018

UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union.

Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall in an anti-gun violence march.

Parking will be available in the following ...

Union County Students to 'March for Our Lives' Saturday in Union

UNION, NJ – Students from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall on Saturday morning, March 24, in an anti-gun violence march.

Led by steering committee chairman Colin Sumner, the march, which has the support of Senator Joseph Cryan, Moms Demand Action, Union County Chapter, and the Union County Freeholders, is not aimed at taking away guns, but ...

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect as Storm Number Three to Start Monday Night Into Tuesday

RAHWAY, NJ - While many communities are still cleaning up from the last two storms, another noreaster is on its way making it the third storm to hit the area in 10 days. 

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from midnight tonight until noon on Tuesday. Snow is expected to accumulate around 2 to 4 inches.

According to ABC News AccuWeather, the storm will ...

Meet John McPartlan, Grand Marshal of the Union Co. St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sat, Mar. 10

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Meet John McPartlan, Scotch Plains resident and grand marshal of the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade, which steps off promptly at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

A native of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with roots in Co. Leitrim and Mayo, he attended Bishop Ford HS in Brooklyn and St. John’s University in Queens. He moved to New Jersey after ...

Mountain Biking in Watchung Reservation Revisited at Freeholders Meeting

ELIZABETH, NJ - Mountain biking in Watchung Reservation was revisited in the public comment session at the Union County Freeholders meeting on Thursday.  The board had voted not to approve building bike trails in May 2017 after a months-long debate.

Jamie Meiselman of Westfield, and co-leader of the Union County Chapter of the Jersey Off Road Bicycling Association (JORBA), raised the ...

Weather Looking Bright and Sunny for Saturday's Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade

UNION, NJ - The weather’s been tough to bear the last few days, but it’s supposed to clear up just in time for Saturday’s Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

There is a possibility of scattered showers Friday, with a high of 46.  Friday night’s low is 30. 

But Saturday looks mostly sunny with a high of 44.

Kicking off the day, the Thornstick ...

Over 430 Without Power in Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ – PSE&G is reporting 11,830 customers are without power in Union County as of 9:00 Wednesday night.  Rahway has 432 customers effected. 

Other affected towns in the county include Westfield (2,775), Scotch Plains (1,485), Cranford (1,744), Plainfield (911), Garwood (756), Union (2,624), Mountainside (376) and Fanwood (263).

PSE&G recommends customers ...

Update: Union County College Safe After Imitation Weapons Arrest

CRANFORD, NJ – All students and staff of Union County College are safe after an arrest was made Monday morning for a student who brought several imitation firearms into a classroom.

Eric Jacobs, 20, of Millburn carried three imitation firearms, including one resembling a rifle and two others resembling handguns. He is charged with fourth-degree possession of an imitation ...

Union County College Safe After Report of Person with Concealed Weapon

CRANFORD, NJ – All students and staff of Union County College are safe after an arrest was made Monday morning for a person who appeared to have a concealed weapon. 

According to a Facebook post from UCC, the arrest was made after a college employee notified the school’s public safety of a person on campus who appeared to carry a concealed weapon.

“Cranford ...

Union County Democratic Committee Vote: And the Winner is...

CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader.

State Senator Nick Scutari came away with a 412-341 victory over Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr in a battle that had become ...

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