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Teacher from Roselle’s Grace Wilday School Killed in Parkway Accident

January 22, 2019

CLIFTON, NJ - A special-education teacher at Grace Wilday Junior High School in Roselle died Sunday morning in a one-car accident on the Garden State Parkway in Clifton.

According to authorities, Jessica Munoz, 30, from Rahway was traveling on the Garden State Parkway when her car slid into a guardrail and crashed into a concrete barrier.

School officials said grief counselors will be ...

Man Falls Over 70 Feet at Merida Construction Site in Roselle Park

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Medevac helicopter was called in to assist after a construction accident occurred at the Merida Apartment Building construction site at approximately 10:35 a.m. Saturday. 

Roselle Park Police and rescue units along with Cranford first aide, Trinitas, and Union County EMS responders were called to the 200 block of E. Westfield Ave. at the construction site where they ...

Body of 76-Year-Old Woman Found in Short Hills

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills earlier today that a body of a 76-year-old woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time investigators are uncertain as to the cause of death and her name will be released upon notification to her next of ...

Elizabeth Man Charged After PD Chase Through Several Towns Into Scotch Plains

UNION COUNTY, NJ – A 36-year-old Elizabeth man is in custody and a second suspect is on the loose after leading officers on an approximately 10-mile police chase through Union County Sunday night, police said.

The chase followed an attempted robbery of a 56-year-old Elizabeth woman at 10:38 p.m. on Canton Street in Elizabeth, police said. Shortly after, officers saw a ...

Police Investigating Bank Robbery at Crown Bank on Elmora Avenue in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police are investigating and an afternoon bank robbery that occurred on Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth. 

According to a report for the Breaking News Network (BNN), police units were called in approximately 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon for a bank robbery at the Crown Bank located on the 100 block of Elmora Ave. in Elizabeth.

According to BNN the suspect was described ...

Swastika and KKK Graffiti Found in Classroom at Millburn Middle School

MILLBURN, NJ - In an email addressed to parents in the Millburn School District, School Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton sent out an email noting that that swastikas and the letters KKK had recently been found etched into a desk in a sixth grade classroom.

This incident follows the discovery of similar markings at two schools in Summit.

Writing to parents, Burton also linked a ...

As Community Rallies Against Hate, Swastikas Appear at Summit High School

nSUMMIT, NJ - Days after swastikas were found on the walls of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi has notified both students and parents that the images have also been found carved into the stalls in a boys bathroom in the Kent Place Boulevard campus.

Like the incident at LCJSMS, Grimaldi notes in her e-mail that the incident has been ...

Swastikas Found on Bathroom Walls at Summit Middle School

SUMMIT, NJ - In a letter e-mailed to Summit School District parents, Superintendent of Schools June Chang has disclosed that Swastikas were found on a bathroom wall at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School "immediately before the extended Thanksgiving weekend."

Further, Chang details that "additional offensive drawings ...

Fatal Pedestrian Incident in Millburn on Monday Night

MILLBURN, NJ – Millburn Police Captain Michael Mulligan confirmed a press release from the Essex County Prosecutors office in regards to a fatal pedestrian incident that occurred in downtown Millburn on Monday night.

Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder and the Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced on Tuesday the ...

Man Charged With Committing Lewd Act in Clark Commons Parking Lot

CLARK, NJ – A 25-year-old man was charged in connection with committing a lewd act in the Clark Commons parking lot recently, police announced.

Police charged Muhammad Rahil Darr, of Linden, with committing a lewd act in view of the public while sitting in his car near the Ulta Beauty Store and Salon around 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 19, Police Chief Pedro ...

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