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Clark Police Arrest Man for Drug and Weapon Possession

September 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ -  Clark Police arrested a Union County man shortly after 10 p.m. on Thursday for possession of a stolen gun and drugs according to Captain Vincent Concina. 

Clark Police Officer Gucwa and Sergeant Tuccio took a 31 year old man into custody after a traffic stop revealed the driver was in possession of a pound of marijuana, cocaine, Adderall, various drug paraphernalia and a ...

Plainfield ABC Board Suspends Three Liquor Establishments

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Alcoholic Beverage Control Board took disciplinary action at its meeting on Tuesday, suspending three liquor establishments for infractions.  It is the first time the board has taken such action since it was created by the city council in 2017.

Jersey Liquors, operating a bar at 440 Watchung Avenue, will have its license suspended for one day ...

In Clark, Chemical Reaction Sends Two Kerry Employees to Hospital

CLARK, NJ — Clark Police were the first to arrive on the scene of a reaction during a chemical process shortly before 3 a.m. on Tuesday that sent two Kerry employees to a nearby hospital, according to Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa. 

Cerasa and his team assessed the scene upon arrival while the Clark Volunteer Emergency Squad aided in the treatment of the Kerry workers at ...

Clark Resident and Inspiration for 'Baretta' TV Series David Toma Speaks at Library

CLARK, NJ – Motivational speaker David Toma visited The Clark Public Library on Saturday to discuss the widespread effects of drug addiction, the influences of today’s political and social climate and the impacts of his personal experiences on his professional career.

Toma opened the speech describing his upbringing during the World War II era. According to Toma, 13 of his ...

In Cranford, Hartz Mountain Witness Says Traffic Will ‘Roughly Stay the Same’

CRANFORD, NJ — At Wednesday's Planning Board meeting, Hartz Mountain brought in two witnesses to testify, which included an industrial engineer and a traffic engineer. 

The industrial engineer spoke first and touched upon opinions that have been testified by other witnesses, mostly the declined market for suburban North Jersey industrial and office space and the increased ...

Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Struck on Route 22 Early Sunday Morning

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – A 24-year-old Mountainside resident is in critical condition at University Medical Center in Newark after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 22 in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 9.

Police gave the following account of the incident:

At about 1:09 a.m. Sunday, a 24-year-old Mountainside resident was walking along Route 22 East, near the ...

Clark Resident Arrested For Damaging Cars in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Police Department Facebook page announced that after a two-week investigation, Matthew Rodriguez, 18, of Clark, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after police witnessed him placing a large rock in the middle of Raritan Road in the early morning hours of Sept. 2, 2018.

Leading up to the investigation, the Cranford Police ...

Pedestrian Struck on Route 22 East in Union Monday Night

UNION, NJ — Route 22 Eastbound was shut down for an accident investigation at about 9:30 p.m. Monday night.

According to a police source, a pedestrian was struck on Route 22 eastbound near 2526 Route 22, near the T-Mobile store.  All traffic was being re-routed onto Route 22 West. 

No further information is currently available.

Mayor's 0.5K in Scotch Plains Raises $2K+ for Two Charities

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ  — The 0.5K Mayor’s Charity race on Friday, Sept. 7, raised over $2,252 for the restoration of the Frazee House and the upcoming Hometown Heroes banner program, which will honor active and retired military personal on banners placed around town.

Participants included town officials, adults, kids, and "The Cranford Cowboy," ...

Charity Car Wash To Be Held for Two Cranford High Students

CRANFORD, NJ — The Cranford Police Department, Cranford Police Athletic League and Cranford High School Class of 2022 are holding a car wash fundraiser for students Nicholas Swandrak and Ray Schwartz on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m.  to 1 p.m. at Lincoln School, 132 Thomas Street, Cranford.

Swandrak is an upcoming freshman at Cranford High ...

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