ISIS terrorist plot foiled in Cranford

CRANFORD, NJ — A 19-year-old Canadian man was arrested by federal authorities in Cranford last year as part of an investigation that foiled a three-man plot to carry out terrorist attacks in New York, the U.S. Attorney General’s Office revealed after documents in the case were unsealed recently. The U.S. Department of Justice detailed the case […]

Summit candidates spar over full-day kindergarten

Summit candidates spar over full-day kindergarten

SUMMIT, NJ — The current candidates for Summit Common Council agreed on reducing taxes, not designating Summit as a so-called sanctuary city, and working with police to make streets and sidewalks safe for pedestrians at an Oct. 12 candidates forum sponsored by the Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit chapter of New Jersey’s League of Women […]

Second officer contests Hillside mayor’s selection for police chief

HILLSIDE, NJ — The fight to determine who will be Hillside’s police chief has intensified with new allegations of retaliation emerging from within the force in the form of a whistleblower lawsuit. Capt. Nicola Lomonte filed the lawsuit July 27 in Superior Court, documenting his contentious working relationship with Hillside Mayor Angela Garretson, a current Democratic […]

Linden police get one-on-one time, coffee with city residents

Linden police get one-on-one time, coffee with city residents

LINDEN, NJ — For Jean Perez, a Linden resident for 11 years, visiting her police department’s “Coffee with a Cop” event was about interacting with officers in person rather than through social media. “I wanted to put a face to the police officers,” Perez said outside the Starbucks in Aviation Plaza on Oct. 4. “I don’t […]

Union to pave way to completion of Stuyvesant Avenue project

UNION, NJ — Union will soon repave the rough road left from a renovation project along a stretch of Stuyvesant Avenue, according to Union spokeswoman Natalie Pineiro. The first phase of the Stuyvesant Avenue Streetscape Project is nearing completion, with repaving of Stuyvesant Avenue between Vauxhall and Morris avenues slated for around mid-October, Pineiro said. The […]

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