Newark men sentenced to 50 years apiece for robbery, carjacking in Linden

UNION COUNTY — Two Newark men have been sentenced to a combined 100 years in state prison for an attempted robbery of an off-duty police officer and a subsequent carjacking, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. Kenneth Green, 40, and Louis Adams, 42, each received a sentence of 50 years from state Superior […]

Mother Seton Regional Celebrates Gold

CLARK — Mother Seton Regional High School, a Catholic school for girls that is renowned for “academic excellence and Seton spirit,” is celebrating fifty years of secondary education. The school originally opened its doors in September of 1963, holding classes in a single wing of a building that was still under construction. Today, on a […]

Cranford, Hillside and Clark police cooperate during investigation integral to bank robbery arrest

UNION COUNTY — A Newark man and his girlfriend have been arrested and charged in federal court in connection with an armed robbery of Garden State Community Bank located at 310 North Avenue East in Cranford last month. At 1:42 p.m. on August 10, Cranford Police responded to an activated alarm and discovered that the […]

Linden man indicted on charges of attempted murder of police officers in Elizabeth

UNION COUNTY — A Linden man wanted for multiple counts of attempted murder of police officers has been arrested and charged, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday. A Union County grand jury recently returned a 26-count superseding indictment against Roberto Moreno-Duque, 23, of Linden, who was apprehended last week. Moreno-Duque, also known as […]

Free trees for Union County residents

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chose Freeholders has announced that 200 ready-to-plant flowering dogwood and willow oak trees are available free to Union County residents, under a partnership with the New Jersey Tree Foundation, the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl XLVIII Host Committee, and the US Forest Service. The tree giveaway is […]

Special Olympics New Jersey seeks volunteers for Fall events

LAWRENCEVILLE — Special Olympics New Jersey is seeking volunteers for various upcoming fall events, including local competitions, fundraisers and developmental programs. Specifically, volunteers are needed in local communities throughout the state to help with leagues and sectionals, Unified soccer, developmental tennis and swimming, and the Young Athletes program. Volunteers are also needed for the statewide […]

Flu shots now available throughout Union County

UNION COUNTY — With the beginning of the 2013-2014 flu season, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that flu vaccines are available at many locations in Union County, including pharmacies, private medical practices and public clinics run by local health departments. Fees for the vaccine can be free or quite low, and […]

Tax Reform & Health Care Forum in New Providence on Sept. 12

UNION COUNTY — Thursday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m., a tax reform and health care forum hosted by Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey’s seventh congressional district will occur at New Providence Town Hall, located at 360 Elkwood Ave. in New Providence. The panelists will include Fair Tax Florida Spokesperson Steve Hayes, Flat Tax supporter […]