Berkeley Heights man admits to bribing doctor in test-referral scheme with clinical lab in NJ

NEWARK — A Berkeley Heights man today admitted bribing a doctor in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC, of Parsippany, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced. Michael J. Zarrelli, 48, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stanley Chesler in Newark federal court to […]

Wharton Music Center 2015 Gala to feature acclaimed violinist Yevgeny Kutik

NEW PROVIDENCE —Wharton Music Center will celebrate its 2015 Playathon Music Fest Gala and Concert on Saturday, March 7 at the New Jersey Youth Symphony located at 570 Central Ave. in New Providence. The Gala will feature performances by violinist Yevgeny Kutik, pianist Lenore Davis, students of Wharton Music Center and New Jersey Youth Symphony, […]

East Orange woman convicted of falsifying, then stealing medical records

ELIZABETH — A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts against a former worker at a Berkeley Heights group home who falsified medical records and later stole them after she was fired, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park announced. Joy Ebuzor-Onayemi, 48, of East Orange was convicted of third-degree burglary and fourth-degree falsifying medical records following several hours of […]

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 […]