Newark man pleads guilty to 17 armed robberies in Union, Essex and Bergen counties

NEWARK – A Newark man today admitted committing 17 armed robberies of commercial establishments throughout Union, Essex, and Bergen counties, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced. Bobby Dawson, 30, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William Walls to a three-count Information charging him with committing an armed carjacking, conspiring to commit Hobbs Act robberies and discharging […]

Entrepreneurship 101 workshop offered for small business start-ups

CRANFORD – A six-week intensive workshop for start-up businesses — those in the idea/planning phase or in operation less than a year — is being offered by UCEDC, a statewide non-profit economic development corporation. Entrepreneurship 101 begins Thursday evening, Dec. 5, at UCEDC’s headquarters in Cranford. Participants will be guided through a real-world assessment of their business idea […]

Trinitas vice president elected to advisory post on Healthcare Organization

ELIZABETH — Nancy DiLiegro, PhD, FACHE, vice president of Clinical Operations and Physician Services and chief clinical officer of Trinitas Regional Medical Center, has been elected the New Jersey Regent serving the American College of Healthcare Executives  – New Jersey. Through this election, DiLiegro becomes a member of the organization’s Council of Regents which serves in […]

Adopt-A-Park volunteers make a difference

Adopt-A-Park volunteers make a difference

UNION COUNTY — Fall weather is not a deterrent to Union County Adopt-A-Park volunteers, who play a key role in improving and maintaining more than 6,600 acres of public open space. Recently, members of the Haitian Flag Day Planning Committee were in Warinanco Park to pick up litter, collect recyclables, remove weeds and repair fencing at a shoreline restoration […]

Union County public libraries join to Check Out Hunger in NJ

UNION COUNTY — Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a Food Drive being sponsored by the Union County Public Libraries. From Nov. 25 to Dec. 16, your local public library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the New Jersey Community Food Bank and other local food pantries. […]

Groundbreaking held for Union County Family Courthouse in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH — Union County officials recently held ground breaking ceremonies for the new Union County Family Courthouse that will become the dedicated home of several of the Family Division courtrooms in Union County. Planned for approximately 80,000 square feet of space, the new four-story building at 10 Cherry St. in Elizabeth will provide enhanced security and […]

NJ Transit has reached new highs in customer satisfaction

NEWARK — NJ Transit yesterday published the results of its latest customer survey as part of Scorecard, posting an overall satisfaction rating of 6.4 for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2014, matching the corporation’s highest customer satisfaction rating that was achieved during the third quarter of the previous fiscal year. In addition to a […]

Union County Medal of Honor Memorial unveiled

UNION COUNTY — Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen, Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, Dr. Ralph Oriscello, a Vietnam Veteran and former Chief of Cardiology at the East Orange Veterans Medical Center, historian and former Sheriff’s Chief Warrant Officer Lester Sargent, Freeholder Alexander Mirabella, Freeholder Sergio Granados, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, Freeholder Vernell Wright and […]

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