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Westfield PBA Local 90 to Host Car Show Charity Event

September 22, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Policemen's Benevolent Association has organized the first-ever Westfield Car, Motorcycle and Jeep charity event with all proceeds going toward the PBA Local 90.

The show will be held in the South Avenue Westfield train station parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., sharing the space with the Westfield ...

Route 22 in Mountainside Reopened After Tree Falls on Cars

WESTFIELD, NJ — Route 22 in Mountainside near Lawrence Avenue was briefly shut down during rush hour Tuesday morning after a tree fell across the road, striking three cars and disabling one of them, according to Mountainside police.

One driver was transported to the hospital as a precaution, but here were no serious injuries, police said.

As of 9 a.m., the road was ...

Central Avenue in Westfield & Clark Closed Overnight for Construction

WESTFIELD, NJ — Part of Central Avenue in Clark and Westfield will closed overnight for approximately the next six evenings to allow for construction, weather permitting, the county of Union announced on its website Friday.

Paving of Central Avenue from Raritan Road in Clark to Clifton Street in Westfield began Friday at about 9 p.m., the county said.

The work ...

Driver Involved in Multi-Car Crash Near Westfield’s Roosevelt School Thursday Arrested, Police Say

WESTFIELD, NJ —  A driver involved in a multi-vehicle crash on Dudley Avenue near Prospect Street Thursday night was arrested for driving while intoxicated, police said Monday.

Joseph Wisniewski Jr., 31, of Westfield was arrested and issued several summonses at 8:15 p.m. on Sept. 7, police said.

The crash took place near Roosevelt Intermediate School, which was holding its ...

Three Arrested Following Drug Bust at Westfield Home, Police Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — Three people were arrested in Westfield Aug. 31 following a two-month investigation into illegal distribution of narcotics, Westfield Police Chief David Wayman announced Wednesday.

On Thursday, Aug. 31, about 2:45 p.m. the Westfield Community Response Tactical Unit executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at 11 Stoneleigh Park after a two-month long investigation into the ...

Two Busted in Westfield for Intent to Distribute Heroin and Crack Cocaine, According to Police

WESTFIELD, NJ — Two people were arrested after Westfield police who pulled over a car for speeding Saturday evening found 187 folds of heroin and 23 bags of crack cocaine inside, according to Police Chief David Wayman.

The incident took place at about 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 2 when cops pulled over a White Mitsubishi SUV for speeding in the area of Lawrence Avenue and East Dudley Avenue, ...

Teen Dies in Westfield House Fire Monday Morning

WESTFIELD, NJ — (updated at 12:40 p.m.) A male in his late teens is dead after a fire in the early hours of Monday morning tore through a home in Westfield, according to Fire Chief David Kelly. The victim's name has not been released. Two family members were able to escape, he said.

The home is located on the 1200 block of Prospect ...

Westfield Police to Increase Patrols for ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Campaign

WESTFIELD, NJ — Expect to see more Westfield police on the road beginning Wednesday courtesy of a federal “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” grant.

According to the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, summertime and the end-of-year holidays are some of the most deadly times on American roads due to impaired driving.

“We’ll be putting more patrols out ...

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