Berkeley Heights man charged with stealing $6 million from employer

UNION COUNTY — A Berkeley Heights man is accused of stealing more than $6 million from his employer during the course of nearly a decade, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park announced. Albert Thomson, 48, was charged with second-degree theft by deception. He turned himself in to authorities late on Thursday, when he was being held on $250,000 […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]

Murder suspect remains in custody as police search for body of Cranford victim

UNION – Suspect Matthew Ballister III remained in the county jail this morning on $2 million bail but has refused to tell police where he dumped the slain body of his Cranford girlfriend, April Wyckoff. According to police sources, more than 100 law enforcement officers along with the Hudson County K-9 Unit, U.S. Park Police […]

Historian will speak on McClellan’s Other Story at Summit Old Guard

SUMMIT — Author and Historian William B. Styple, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its meeting, 10 a.m., Oct. 8. His topic will be “McClellan’s Other Story – The Political Intrigue of Col. Thomas M. Key.” Kentucky-born Colonel Thomas Marshall Key served as a “Confidential Aide” on the staff of Major General George […]

Three professional golfers from Union County qualify for the 47th PGA Professional National Championship in 2014

SPRINGFIELD – Frank Esposito, PGA Professional at Brooklake Country Club, Florham Park, captured his record breaking 5th New Jersey PGA Professional Championship, shooting a 1-under-par 215 to claim victory in the 54-hole event that took place Sept. 17 to 19, at famed Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield. Jim McGovern, PGA Professional at White Beeches Golf […]

Bereavement support group meeting on Tuesdays

“Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One” is the theme of the support group offered by the Bereavement Ministry of Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights. The sessions start on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and run for eight Tuesdays, ending on Nov. 19. The […]