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Police Release Sketch of Suspect Involved in Multiple Luring Incidents

September 29, 2016

ROSELLE, NJ - Fanwood Police are encouraging the public to take note of the New Jersey State Police composite portrait of a suspect wanted for questioning related to multiple luring incidents in Roselle, Linden, and Kenilworth this week. 

"There have been several confirmed luring incidents in Union County over the last several days. Parents are reminded to speak to their ...

St. Bart's to Honor First Responders on Sat, Oct. 1

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church or Scotch Plains will honor all parish and SPF first responders in a special Mass at 5:00 p.m. presided by Bishop  Manuel A. Cruz on Saturday, Oct. 1. 

Directly following the Mass, the community and families are invited to "Meet Our Local Heroes."  There will be an opportunity to take pictures with ...

Speed Humps on Myrtle Ave. in Scotch Plains Slow Traffic

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains police have installed speed humps on on the 300 Block of Myrtle Ave. (between Front St. and Mountain Ave.) as a pilot program to help slow cars on one of the main "cut-through" streets that run north-south from Route 22. 

"Safety is our number one priority," said Mayor Kevin Glover, who was joined by ...

Knife-wielding Man Shot by Clark Police Is Charged with Attempted Murder

CLARK, NJ -- Emmanuel Goda, 36, the knife-wielding defendant shot by Clark police on Tuesday, has been charged with attempted murder, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Wednesday. The investigation by Clark police remains ongoing.

At about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police received reports that a male, later identified as Goda, was threatening local residents, lunging ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Students Experience Dangers of Driving Drunk

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Dozens of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School seniors hit the asphalt (and numerous cones) today while driving a computerized vehicle known as The Safety Bug that simulates the effects of drinking and driving on a road course at St. Bartholomew’s back parking lot.

Licensed students performed the test under the supervision of a trained facilitator, who ...

Clark Police Shoot Machete-Wielding Man

CLARK, NJ—  A man who threatened people with a machete-type knife was hospitalized Tuesday night after he was shot by Clark police, according to Mayor Sal Bonaccorso.

The man, a resident of the Hillcrest Apartments, went after a female citizen with the knife, Bonaccorso said. Three other men saw it and tried to intervene, he said.

When Clark police officers arrived, an ...

2017 Fanwood Train Station Parking Permit Sale to Begin Sat, Oct. 15

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Police Department has released its 2017 parking rates and permit information for Fanwood, Scotch Plains, and other towns' residents.

Fanwood residents can get their 2017 parking permits beginning Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and weekdays, starting Oct. 17, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Permits will also be available on the evenings of Oct.

Breaking: Suspect in Chelsea Bombing Captured Following Shootout in Linden

LINDEN, NJ — An Elizabeth resident sought in connection with the bombing of New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood over the weekend has been captured in Linden, according to multiple reports. Two police officer also have been shot, according to reports.

The suspect, Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen of Afghan descent according to the ...

Elizabeth Man Sought in New York Bombing

ELIZABETH, NJ – FBI and ATF officers are seeking a 28-year-old Elizabeth resident, Ahmad Khan Rahami, in connection with the pipe bombing in New York. (He has not been linked to the pipe bombs discovered in Seaside Park and Elizabeth.) Police and FBI agents searched the address of a home on Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth that is linked to a person with a similar name. 

Five pipe ...

Suspicious Package Shuts Elizabeth Train Station Sunday Night

ELIZABETH, NJ – Police and emergency responders have shutdown train service at the Elizabeth train station due to a suspicious package found under a nearby bridge on Sunday night.

The device is being reported as a possible pipe bomb, but has not been confirmed at this time. The area has been evacuated.

Elizabeth Police, NJ Transit Police, and Union County Police are ...

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