Last days of Restaurant Week in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Come taste all the delicious food Plainfield has to offer during the city’s Restaurant Week, which runs through Aug. 18. Today, Thursday, Aug. 15, from 5 to 9 p.m., enjoy Banda Sensacional at Tradiciones de Mi Pueblo Restaurant, 307 Park Ave. in Plainfield. Dinner specials are available and it is BYOB. Be […]

Union County 2019 football schedules here

The following are the 2019 Union County high school football schedules: UNION FARMERS Sept. 7 Curtis, SI at Rutgers, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13 at Elizabeth, 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Westfield, 1 p.m. Sept. 27 Plainfield, 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at Watchung Hills, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Linden, 7 p.m. Oct. 18 Hunterdon Central, […]

Union County football scrimmage schedule here

The following are scrimmages for the 17 Union County football playing high schools: UNION FARMERS Aug. 21 Quad at Phillipsburg, 4 p.m. P-Burb, Union, Wayne Hills, Rancocas Valley Aug. 24 Quad at Union, 6 p.m. Union, Hillsborough, Iselin Kennedy, Morristown Aug. 27 Woodbridge, 10 a.m. GAME-SCRIMMAGE: Aug. 30 Summit, 10:30 a.m. ROSELLE PARK Aug. 22 […]

It’s a twister

It’s a twister

SPRINGFIELD, NJ  — A funnel cloud reaches toward the ground in Springfield in the vicinity of U.S. Route 22 and Springfield Avenue on July 7 at about 2:45 p.m. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in the township as heavy weather, which moved through the area during the afternoon and early evening, […]

Roselle man charged with setting four fires within hours

Roselle man charged with setting four fires within hours

ROSELLE, NJ — A Roselle man has been arrested and is being held for starting four fires in a matter hours in neighboring Linden, including one that severely damaged a medical office building and another that destroyed a vacant house, officials said. According to an Aug. 1 press release from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office […]

Man charged in Union hit-and-run

UNION, NJ — Officials have arrested a Morris County man in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 12-year-old boy in Union more than two weeks ago, Union police and the Union County Prosecutor’s Office said in a joint statement Aug. 2. Jose V. Marrero, 37, of the Lake Hiawatha section of Parsippany-Troy Hills, surrendered […]

New U.S. citizens take oath at Kean University

New U.S. citizens take oath at Kean University

UNION, NJ — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services District Director Tamika Gray had a simple message for 29 Union County residents who took the oath of allegiance to become American citizens: “Welcome home.” With Kean University’s Liberty Hall Museum as a backdrop, the new citizens, originally from 19 different countries, gathered Tuesday, June 18, with […]

Suspicious fires erupt mile apart

Police probe series of suspicious fires in Linden, Roselle

Suspicious fires erupt mile apart

LINDEN, NJ — Local and county officials are looking into a series of suspicious fires — including one that destroyed a vacant house — that occurred less than 1 mile apart in Linden and Roselle within a matter of hours late Thursday, July 25, and the early morning of Friday, July 26. “While it is […]

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