Community policing building in Linden to ‘strengthen ties’

Community policing building in Linden  to ‘strengthen ties’

LINDEN, NJ — On May 22, the Linden Police Department hosted a community event to celebrate the grand reopening of the city’s Community Oriented Police Station. The event, which was held at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center, gave residents the opportunity to meet the officers working in their neighborhoods. The event also included a meet and greet […]

Cranford church proves it’s a good neighbor

Drops parking lot expansion proposal due to complaints

CRANFORD, NJ — Trinity Church of Cranford has revoked its application to expand its parking lot after learning its plans weren’t being supported by a few of its neighbors. Under the new Rev. Andy Kruger, funds for the parking lot expansion have been redirected to support the church’s facilities and programs at the Trinity Episcopal Day […]

Roselle leads the way on immigration front

Brings documentation services to Tristate’s population in need

Roselle leads the way on immigration front

ROSELLE, NJ — Building on past initiatives to aid the borough of Roselle’s immigrant population, Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau invited the New York General Consulate of Mexico to bring documentation services to the borough last week. Dansereau, along with the Adelante Alliance of New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that advocates for immigrants based in Garwood, brought […]

Ribbon cut on Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Improvement Authority hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex. Located at 2 Cherry St., Elizabeth, the new courthouse has six state-of-the-art courtrooms and facilities that will serve families throughout […]

Revisiting Elizabeth, 1917

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Historical Society of Elizabeth presented “The Elizabeth Forum 2017: Elizabeth 1917” last week to 90 high school and middle school students at the Elizabeth Public Library. The students hailed from four of the city’s high schools — Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy, Elizabeth High School Frank J. Cicarell Academy, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy, […]

CPD honors fallen heroes at annual Unity Tour

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford Police officers proudly represented the township’s police force at the Police Unity Tour bicycle ride to honor the sacrifices of police officers killed in the line of duty. Officers from around the United States and across the globe converged on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., on May […]

Proposed bike trails in Watchung Reservation nixed

UNION COUNTY, NJ — “The good guys won.” That was the takeaway for Leonard Berkowitz of Berkeley Heights at the conclusion of the May 18 Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting. Berkowitz and many other residents attended their first freeholders meeting that night to speak about a subject that has evoked strong opinions in recent […]


Nate Halek, varsity tennis player “Nate Halek is Cranford varsity tennis first singles player. Nate is a four year varsity player who demonstrates leadership on and off the court. Nate’s level head and respect for the game, his opponent, and himself  is something other student athletes could use and learn from for their own success. […]


Jeannie Padden, varsity lacrosse player “Jeannie Padden is a senior and captain. Her position is attack. She scored her 100th career goal against Millburn and currently has 108 goals to date.” — Coach Samantha Berk What would you bring to a deserted island? “My phone, beach chair and dog are all I need.” What hobbies […]