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Member of $5 million ATM skimming scheme convicted on multiple charges

NEWARK – A Chicago man was convicted at trial today for his role in a large-scale, long-running, and lucrative scheme to steal bank customer account information – commonly referred to…

Elizabethtown Gas customers to receive second refund in three months

UNION — As part of an ongoing effort to provide the best energy value to customers, Elizabethtown Gas announced its customers will receive their second refund in three…

Elizabeth man sentenced for violent gas station robbery

ELIZABETH — An Elizabeth man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for the violent robbery of a city gas station in 2013, acting Union County…

Berkeley Heights man admits to bribing doctor in test-referral scheme with clinical lab in NJ

NEWARK — A Berkeley Heights man today admitted bribing a doctor in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC,…

Guns, ammunition, cocaine, molly, cash seized following UCPO narcotics investigation

UNION COUNTY — Two men were arrested — one after he attempted to flee out of a third-story window of a building in Newark — and multiple firearms and significant quantities of…

Essex County man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for Hillside carjacking

NEWARK —An Essex County man was sentenced today to 121 months in prison for a carjacking that occurred in December 2012 in Union County, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced. Larry…

Elizabeth man, 2 others indicted on 1st degree conspiracy and money laundering charges for allegedly stealing more than $700,000 in counterfeit check scheme

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced that three people were indicted today on first-degree charges of conspiracy and money laundering for allegedly stealing $700,000 from various…

New Jersey to fund Union County Schools in FY 2016 at over $640 million

TRENTON — The Christie Administration released state school-aid figures for fiscal year 2016 that again exceed last year with total school aid earmarked at over $12.7 billion, the…

IN THE TOWNS

What ingredients are in toxic ‘soup’?

What ingredients are in toxic ‘soup’?

UNION COUNTY, NJ — As elected officials and ExxonMobil battle over billions of dollars in legal…

Lesniak says he is being ‘stonewalled’ by NJDEP

Lesniak says he is being ‘stonewalled’ by NJDEP

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Last week legislators and elected officials continued to vent outrage over the…

Hundreds pay their respects as Linden cop is put to rest

LINDEN – Mourners and fellow police officers bid goodbye on Thursday, March 26, to Frank…

Linden mourns the loss of police officer, resident in Staten Island car crash

Linden mourns the loss of police officer, resident in Staten Island car crash

LINDEN, NJ — Based on the photographs of the wrong way car crash on the West…

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SPORTS

Linden head football coach stepping down; To pursue doctorate degree

Linden head football coach stepping down; To pursue doctorate degree

Deon Candia, who guided Linden to its first state championship in 29 years, is stepping down as the school’s head football coach. Candia made it official with the…

Roselle Catholic becomes 5th boys’ basketball program in Union County to win 3 straight state championships; Thwarts St. Anthony once again in Non-Public, B final

Beating St. Anthony and its legendary head coach Bob Hurley just once is a monumental achievement and something to be very proud of. Beating the Friars four times…

Linden boys’ basketball downed in Group 4 semifinals; Tigers conclude fine season at 22-7

ELIZABETH – With the game and a trip to Rutgers to play in the Group 4 state championship contest on the line, it seemed as if the team…

Union standout junior wrestler Brown works overtime to attain goal of reaching Atlantic City for first time; Places third at heavyweight in Region 3

After what Union standout David Brown went through on the mat last weekend he needed plenty of rest to be prepared for his first trip to Atlantic City.…

Livingston lifts Linden boys’ basketball to UCT championship; Pours in team- and tied for game-high 21 points, including game-winning basket

UNION – Sometimes heart, will, physicality and determination – important things that don’t show up in the scoring agate – turn out to be more important than blocks,…

The Patrick School holds on to thwart Westfield 45-43 to capture its first UCT championship; Celtics receive 14 points from Williams, Powell

UNION – When you get to the championship game of a basketball tournament you want to see the teams battle right until the very end. An attempt at…

ARTS / EVENTS

Fanwood Choir Festival issues call-out for singers

FANWOOD — A call is out for singers for the annual Fanwood Choir Festival to be held on Sunday, May 17 at 7…

Rocker James Maddock to appear at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage on March 27

Rocker James Maddock to appear at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage on March 27

RAHWAY — Rock musician James Maddock will perform at Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton St., Rahway, on Friday, March 27 at…

Flea Market scheduled at Connecticut Farms Church for April 11

UNION — The Presbyterian Women of Connecticut Farms Church, Union, have scheduled their annual In-door Flea Market for Saturday, April 11, from 9…

American Idol icon Bo Bice to front Blood, Sweat & Tears at UCPAC on March 20

American Idol icon Bo Bice to front Blood, Sweat & Tears at UCPAC on March 20

RAHWAY — American Idol’s Bo Bice will front a rare, New Jersey appearance by the 3-time Grammy-winning jazz-rock ensemble, Blood, Sweat & Tears…

Wharton Music Center 2015 Gala to feature acclaimed violinist Yevgeny Kutik

Wharton Music Center 2015 Gala to feature acclaimed violinist Yevgeny Kutik

NEW PROVIDENCE —Wharton Music Center will celebrate its 2015 Playathon Music Fest Gala and Concert on Saturday, March 7 at the…

Skulski Art Gallery to present Dammont and Bogdanski photo exhibits beginning March 6

CLARK — The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark, will present again the photographic works by Frederick Dammont…

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UNION

Roselle’s Holley sworn in as newest member of General Assembly

TRENTON – Former Roselle mayor Jamel Holley received the oath of office from Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto on Monday to become a member of the New Jersey…

CRANFORD

Lenape Crafts, Stories and Games event hosted by Cranford Historical Society on March 15

CRANFORD — The Cranford Historical Society will be hosting a “Lenape Crafts, Stories & Games” event on Sunday, March 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Crane-Phillips House…

KENILWORTH

Gas leak causes evacuation of homes in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH — Kenilworth Police Chief John Zimmerman announced that a gas leak in a residential area caused a small evacuation of homes on Pembrook Drive yesterday morning. A gas…

LINDEN

New mayor wants to give running mate a job as economic development director

New mayor wants to give running mate a job as economic development director

LINDEN, NJ – Mayor Derek Armstead wants to bring aboard Rich Puschel, the former county police department employee who took home a county generator during Superstorm Sandy,…

RAHWAY

YMCA in Rahway welcomes new aquatic director

RAHWAY — The Gateway Family YMCA – Rahway Branch has hired Jaimie Hinshelwood in the position of Aquatic Director at the 1564 Irving St. location. “The Gateway Family YMCA –…

ROSELLE PARK

Casano Center to hold annual Irish Luncheon on March 7

ROSELLE PARK — The Casano Community Center of Roselle Park will be holding their annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Roselle Park Community Center Association, on Saturday, March…

SPRINGFIELD

Junior League to bring community groups together for ‘Kids For Kids,’ a children’s volunteer event

MILLBURN — Community groups are joining forces in Millburn next month for a children’s volunteering event to help youngsters in need. ‘Kids For Kids,’ organized by the Junior…

SUMMIT

Summit Fire Department responds to house fire on Dale Drive

SUMMIT — The Summit Fire Department reported that units responded yesterday to a structure fire on Dale Drive at approximately 10:30 a.m.  after a neighbor reported seeing flames…