Wendy’s to move into Garwood Burger King location by fall

Wendy’s to move into Garwood Burger King location by fall

By Megan K. Scott, Correspondent GARWOOD, NJ — Singles, doubles and triples are coming to Garwood. Construction is under way on a new Wendy’s restaurant at the site of the former Burger King on North Avenue. When finished, the modernized fast food restaurant will feature an outdoor patio area with 16 seats, a reconfigured parking lot, […]

Garwood turns focus to other part of Casale property

Garwood turns focus to other part of Casale property

GARWOOD, NJ — After receiving approval for its 298-unit apartment complex on the north side of South Avenue in Garwood, Russo Development is turning its attention to the other side of the same street. A Dec. 5 meeting at Lincoln School organized by Garwood Borough Council President Sara Todisco and Councilwoman Jen Blumenstock drew about 50 […]

Former Garwood police chief sentenced in Pennsylvania fraud case for swindling 95-year-old in lottery scheme

GARWOOD, NJ — Former Garwood Police Chief Robert J. Ryan has been sentenced to 23 months in prison following his conviction for defrauding a 95-year-old Pennsylvania man out of almost $29,000. Ryan, 71, who retired from the department in 2000, also was sentenced to five years probation on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Doylestown, Pa., according to […]


 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Knights of Columbus holiday food drive has begun in Garwood

GARWOOD — The Garwood Knights of Columbus are collecting canned and dry food goods, turkeys and hams for their holiday food drives. Food baskets will be distributed to needy families in Garwood and the surrounding areas during November and December. Donations can be dropped off after 4 p.m. weekdays at their Council Hall, 37 South Ave., […]

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 […]