Union police seek public’s help regarding investigation into fatal accident

UNION — At about 9:55 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15, Carlos Gonzalez Ospina, formerly of Elizabeth and currently a Washington State resident, was thrown from his motorcycle on North Avenue in Union near the Elizabeth border, according to Union Police Lt. Robert Christie, who is coordinating the investigation. Ospina, 30, was pronounced dead at the […]

Clark KMS 7th graders challenge their peers

CLARK — Seventh grade students in Miss Faro’s honors pre-algebra class at the Carl H. Kumpf Middle School in Clark worked in pairs to create challenging word problems. Students have been learning about different types of numbers that include fractions, decimals, and square roots. Each pair had to try their best to create the most […]

Kenilworth community-wide garage sale to be held Oct. 5 and 6

KENILWORTH – A Community-wide Garage Sale will be held in Kenilworth on Oct. 5 and 6. This major event, sponsored by the Kenilworth Historical Society, will take place, rain or shine, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. More than 150 residents have registered and paid the $12 fee to participate. […]

Granados becomes newest freeholder as democrats fill Sullivan vacancy

UNION COUNTY — Sergio Granados, an Elizabeth resident, has become the newest Union County Freeholder, filling a vacancy on the Board. Granados assumes Sullivan’s vacant Freeholder spot, which expires at the end of December this year. Sullivan resigned last month, creating the vacancy. Granados was sworn in Thursday night after being selected on Tuesday by […]

UNICO and Union County to hold Columbus Day Flag Raising

ELIZABETH — Union County Freeholder Chairman Linda Carter today announced the County’s fifth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event is set for Friday, Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse. The keynote speaker, Frank Cipolla, is a radio and television broadcaster and author who has been seen and […]

Boys & Girls Clubs brings back Monte Carlo Night due to popular demand

UNION – On Friday, October 25, 2013, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Gran Centurions in Clark, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County will honor Mayor J. Christian Bollwage – City of Elizabeth, Timothy Williams – Elizabethtown Gas, and Altria Group. Presentation of these prestigious awards will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. prior […]

WSL Halloween sale begin Oct. 8

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Service League Halloween Sale begins on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The WSL has compiled a huge assortment of traditional costumes and accessories as well as more unusual items for the creative customer to put together their own look.  Costumes are available in a variety of sizes for babies, teens and adults.  New […]

Newark man charged in 19-count indictment in multiple armed robberies

NEWARK – A federal grand jury  returned a 19-count indictment against a Newark man Wednesday morning in connection with a series of commercial establishment robberies in Union, Essex and Bergen counties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Jamar Darby (a/k/a Rhino) 26, is charged with one count of conspiring to commit a Hobbs Act robbery, […]

Alzheimer’s Association to present free program at Trinitas

ELIZABETH – The Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter will presenting a community education program, “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters” at Trinitas Hospital Center for Regional Education Building in Elizabeth on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There is no fee for attending this program, but registration is required to reserve seating […]