Two People Injured in Ceiling Collapse at Galloping Hill Caterers in Union

January 14, 2018

UNION, NJ - Two people were injured after the ceiling collapsed at the Galloping Hill Caterers at 5-Points on Saturday night. 

Union Fire Dept. was dispatched to the scene at approximately 11:30 p.m. On arrival, firemen discovered a 10 x 20 foot suspended ceiling had collapsed.

Fire personnel removed two people from the building. They were treated for basic injuries and transported by ...

Sam's Club Abruptly Closes and Locks Out Employees at NJ Location

LINDEN, NJ - The Union County Freeholder Board through its social service and re-employment agencies is offering assistance to any Union County resident who was laid off by Sam’s Club Store closings. 

Sam’s Club maintained a store in Linden, which abruptly closed on Thursday, Jan. 11,  laying off as many as an estimated 200 full-time and part-time employees. Signs posted ...

Union Police Report Details of Target Shoplifting Incident That Got Social Media Buzzing

UNION, NJ – A social media posting about Union police officers tackling a woman to the ground at the Target in Vauxhall caught the attention of many residents in Union and Maplewood on Tuesday.  However, police tell a different story.

The Facebook posting said in part “a woman of color with two small children was tackled to the ground at the front entrance by two white male ...

Clark High School Senior Dies; Counselors Provide Support to Classmates

CLARK, NJ — Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are mourning a classmate who died Monday evening. 

“I am writing to you with great sadness that one of our ALJ seniors passed away this evening. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends,” Clark's School Superintendent Ed Grande wrote in a letter to parents Monday night.

The ...

Sussex YMCA Extends Invitation to Check Out their New Place; Wellness, Fitness, Community

HARDYSTON, NJ – Take one step into the newly renovated Sussex County YMCA and the changes are apparent.  It is bright and open, but the two story climbing tower and slide really tell the story, as do the little seating area next to the coffee bar and new ping pong tables. 

The story the Y is telling is about family and community and building both. The renovations and additional ...

2nd Annual Women’s March in Westfield Planned for Jan. 20

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Second Annual Women’s March in Westfield is planned for Jan. 20, organizers have announced.

“Our chief purpose in having the march in town again this year is to inspire and empower our children, to teach them to have a voice and to use it to inspire change,” said Jessica Golden Cortes, who is organizing the event with Lee McDermott Schaefer. Both are ...

Firefighters, Cops Find Body in Clark Home Wednesday Evening

CLARK, NJ — The Clark Fire and Police Departments discovered the body of a man in a Clark home Wednesday night while putting out a fire.

“A 58-year-old male resident was discovered with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,” said Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos. “The investigation is still ongoing, but it does appear he attempted to set the house on ...

YESTERcades Arcade Coming to Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — YESTERcades will open its third arcade in at 151 East Broad St. in Downtown Westfield this spring, the company announced Tuesday. The space was formerly occupied by City Sports.

YESTERcades describes itself as gaming experience straight out of the “golden age of gaming.” They offer a variety of arcade video games, such as Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Street ...

Morristown's Washington's Headquarters Museum Will Not Charge Entrance Fee in 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Beginning January 1, 2018, Morristown National Historical Park will no longer charge an entrance fee to visit the park’s Washington’s Headquarters Museum. The park determined that it is in the best interest of both Morristown National Historical Park and the public to eliminate the entrance charge at the museum (which also includes a guided tour of the ...

Long Branch Shooting: 16 Year Old Reported to Have Killed Parents, Sister and Family Friend

LONG BRANCH, NJ – What was supposed to be time of reflection, renewal and looking to the future became an evening of horror for a Long Branch family as four people were found shot to death with a licensed and registered semi-automatic weapon at 635 Wall Street in Long Branch. 

With about fifteen minutes remaining in 2017, A 911 call was reported about shots being fired. Police ...

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