No-fly zone is just another day for Linden Airport

No-fly zone is just another day for Linden Airport

LINDEN, NJ — If you noticed more traffic congestion than usual heading into New York City last week, you weren’t mistaken. The 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on Tuesday, Sept. 13, with high-level debate running from Tuesday, Sept. 22, through Monday, Sept. 26. With hundreds of heads of state and diplomats […]

Racers join in the quest for a cure

Racers join in the quest for a cure

CRANFORD, NJ — Sunday turned out to be a good day for a race. Schmitts’ Quest for the Cure hosted its ninth annual Cranford Cure T1 Diabetes 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Nomahegan Park, at 1033 Springfield Ave. The 5K takes place annually to rally support to find a cure for Type 1 […]

Youth Academy campers have a guided tour of Linden Airport

Youth Academy campers have a guided tour of Linden Airport

LINDEN, NJ — When the Linden Police Department’s Youth Academy visited the Linden Airport on Thursday, July 21, participants had a behind-the-scenes experience that few people get to have. “This is our way of helping this whole police department youth camp out, because it gives them a chance to get into places like the Linden […]

Infant’s death at hospital brings mother’s outrage

Infant’s death at hospital brings mother’s outrage

SUMMIT, NJ — For Dominique Simmons, of East Orange, March 25 is a night she will never forget. “I brought my daughter to the hospital. I wanted to make sure she could breathe. Something was blocking her throat,” Simmons said in an interview with Union County LocalSource on Friday, May 13. “I brought her to […]

Police officer suspended for allegedly tipping off gang

HILLSIDE, NJ — Hillside Police Officer Fernando J. Noblecilla, 31, of South Plainfield, was suspended for allegedly attempting to warn a member of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation that a law enforcement operation was about to be executed at his home. Noblecilla was charged Friday, May 20, with second-degree conspiracy to commit official […]

Famed actor Ray Liotta of Union, dead at 67

Famed actor Ray Liotta of Union, dead at 67

UNION, NJ — Ray Liotta, who grew up in Union and graduated in Union High School’s Class of 1973 before finding success in Hollywood as an actor in movies as varied as “Field of Dreams,” “Goodfellas” and “Identity,” has died at the age of 67. According to early reports, Liotta went to bed on Wednesday, […]