Glenside Ave. Ramp on Route 22 to Close This Week for Roadwork in Scotch Plains

November 7, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Route 22 westbound ramp to Glenside Avenue will close this week for a resurfacing project in Scotch Plains, New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced.

From 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 8 to 10, Fischer Contracting Inc. is scheduled to close the ramp for milling and paving on Glenside ...

Stanley Avenue in Westfield Closed Thursday for Repairs

WESTFELD, NJ — Stanley Avenue in Westfield is closed for repairs, the Westfield Police Department announced Thursday morning.

Drivers are asked to use the East Broad Street driveway to enter and exit Westfield Memorial Library.

Westfield Police and Fire Chiefs Offer Halloween Safety Tips

WESTFIELD, NJ — Halloween is one of the most anticipated and exciting holidays for children of all ages. Let’s be sure to make it as safe as it is fun. Following these Halloween safety tips will go a long way in keeping our eager trick or treaters safe.

For trick or treaters:

The National Safety Council recommends that all children under the age of 12 be accompanied ...

Driver in Tuesday’s Crash on Mountain Ave. in Westfield Arrested

WESTFIELD, NJ — One of the drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash that shut down Mountain Avenue at Highland Avenue late Tuesday morning was arrested, according to Westfield Police.

Jameson Luciani, 23, of Edison was arrested for operating under influence of liquor or drug, police said.

The crash resulted in a fuel tank rupturing, according to police, and the road was shut down ...

Broken Water Main in Clark Snarls Friday Evening Traffic

CLARK, NJ — Central Avenue at Terminal Avenue has been re-opened after it closed temporarily due to a water main break during rush hour Friday, according to Clark police. 

Traffic heading into Westfield was affected.

Motorists were advised to avoid the area and use alternate routes.


Westfield Police Arrest 9 Involved in Car Thefts Sunday

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Nine people involved in car thefts were arrested in Westfield Sunday, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four were involved in crash on Central Avenue Sunday morning and five were arrested after fleeing a stolen car on Prospect Street Sunday night.

On Sunday night at 11:43 p.m., Westfield Police saw a vehicle speeding North-bound on Prospect Street, ...

Cops Arrest 4 After Stolen Car Crashes Through Fence in Westfield


Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males exited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

Photos taken by the home's owner show that the car crashed through a fence and into the bushes.

The car was not being ...

Westfield Intersection to Get Crossing Guard; New Guards Wanted

WESTFIELD, NJ — A crossing guard will soon be posted at 1st Street and Scotch Plains Avenue on a pilot basis, Councilman Keith Loughlin said at Tuesday night’s council conference meeting.

Loughlin serves as the chair of the public safety, transportation and parking committee.

“If this guard is used like we and residents anticipate, we will consider making this a ...

First Annual Westfield PBA Car Show Features Over 100 Vehicles (Video)

WESTFIELD, NJ — The first annual Westfield PBA car show took place Saturday, Oct. 7, in the Westfield Train Station's south parking lot. The event was organized by the Westfield PBA Local 90 to raise funds for the union.

According to Officer Chris Forcenito, one of the organizers, the show was a success and they are looking forward to doing it again next ...

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