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Union County Daughters of Ireland Raise More Than $3,500 with Cranford Bar Crawl

September 19, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County’s women of Irish descent are coming together to build relationships, network and raise money for young women of Irish heritage.

Two Clark women, Kate Mooney and Lori Connolly, teamed up last April to start the Union County Daughters of Ireland. They were inspired by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, a group of which Mooney’s father is a proud ...

Clark Police Investigating Possible Luring Incident

CLARK, NJ – Clark Police issued a notice to residents Monday about a possible attempted luring of a 12-year-old girl during her walk home from Kumpf Middle School.   

According to police, the child was near St. Agnes Church on Madison Hill Road when a thin white male with grayish white hair  in his late sixties or seventies approached her in a white late model ...

Elizabeth Man Admits Distributing Child Pornography

ELIZABETH, N.J.– An Elizabeth man admitted Monday that he used his home computer to distribute sexually explicit videos and images of children, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Thomas J. Leonard, 35, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti in Trenton federal court, charging him with one count of distributing child ...

Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert at Union County Performing Arts Center

RAHWAY, NJ — A Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert will be held at the Union County Performing Arts Center, featuring award-winning musical artists, on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the City of Rahway is sponsoring the show which features platinum-winning artists Pamela Long from Total and Aly-Us, gold-winning artists ...

Doughnut Connoisseurs Prepare; Duck Donuts is Coming to Clark

CLARK, NJ – Duck Donuts is forecasting a spring opening of its fifth New Jersey location in the Clark Circle Shopping Plaza, according to Kristin Kellum, PR manager of Duck Donuts.    

The Duck Donuts made-to-order experience begins with a hot vanilla caked doughnut cooked  fresh. What it becomes after it exits the fryer is up to the person preparing to eat ...

Kenilworth Police Looking into Possible Luring Incident Involving High School Student

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week, according to police.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40 years old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at ...

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday morning in Elizabeth, authorities said.

The victim was hit on York Street around 6:20 a.m. and pronounced dead at the scene, according to Elizabeth police Captain Andrew King.

The driver of the vehicle stopped, King said. No charges have been filed in the incident.

Police are not releasing the identity of ...

Body Found in Ursino Park

UNION, NJ – Union County Sheriff officers and County Police are investigating the discovery of a body in Ursino Park.

According to police authorities, a dog walker contacted police Tuesday evening upon the discovery of a male body in the park. A county park, Ursino Park borders Union, Elizabeth and Hillside. Ursino Park is located near the intersection of Morris and North ...

Scotch Plains Woman Previously Indicted as Stolen Auto Ring Leader Now Charged With Attempting to Steal $241,000 from Online Lender

TRENTON, NJ — A Scotch Plains woman indicted last year as a leader in an auto-theft trafficking network has been charged in a separate scheme to steal $241,000 from an online lending company.

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that Tyisha Brantley, 37, was charged with computer criminal activity, ...

Freeholders Join Students at Opening for Union Co. Vo-Tech’s Law and Justice Mini Academy

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Union County Freeholders joined students, teachers and administrators of the Union County Vocational Technical in marking the opening of the new Law and Justice Mini Academy, a four-year program designed to prepare students for careers in public service, law and criminal justice and as proactive citizens.

“We are proud of our investment in our award-winning ...

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