Vehicle accident at Hess Station in Linden

LINDEN — On Oct. 5, at 10:53 a.m., police received several 9-1-1- calls of a serious car accident at the Hess gas station 731 E. Edgar Rd. (Routes 1&9). A preliminary investigation revealed that an Acura compact vehicle occupied by 5 persons was travelling south on Routes 1&9 when the driver apparently lost control of […]

Somerset County man sentenced to 50 years for kidnapping, sexual assault in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH — A Somerset County man has been sentenced to 50 years in state prison for the 2009 kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault of a woman in Elizabeth, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced today. Donald Andrews, 43, whose last known address was in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards, must serve at least […]

Public invited to view movie at Fanwood Presbyterian Church

FANWOOD — Join with the congregation as they view the documentary “I Am” on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. which will be shown on the big screen in the sanctuary of the Fanwood Presbyterian Church, located at 74 South Martine Ave. This powerful film combines beautiful footage., animation and in-depth interviews with prominent philosophers, […]

Coalition on Family Caregiving to present seminar on POLST

SUMMIT – The Coalition on Family Caregiving invites the public to attend their second Fall “Living Well Series” program titled “Understanding POLST (Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment)” on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at Springfield Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave., Springfield. Dr. Jeanne Kerwin, manager of the Ethics and Palliative Care Program at […]

“Art in the Gardens” features music & dance at The Outlet Collection-Jersey Gardens, Oct. 12 to 14

ELIZABETH – There will be an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month with “Art in the Gardens,” which will take place Columbus Day Weekend, Oct. 12, 13 and 14 at The Outlet Collection-Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth. “Art in the Gardens” features instrumental, vocal and dance performances in the Center Court of the Mall. This […]

Newly restored and furnished Nitschke House in Kenilworth will be featured during ‘Four Centuries in a Weekend’

KENILWORTH – Visitors to Kenilworth’s historic Oswald J. Nitschke House (c. 1880) at 49 South 21 Street on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20 will have an opportunity to see the newly restored and furnished home of the late Mayor Oswald J. Nitschke (1867-1934), who made significant contributions to the development of Kenilworth in the early […]

Fall fun planned for Liberty Hall Museum in Union

UNION – Throughout the month of October, Liberty Hall Museum and its idyllic orchards and grounds will be open to the public for a number of family-friendly fall activities. Visitors new to the museum and returning guests experiencing Liberty Hall’s breathtaking autumn vistas for the first time are invited to spend a rejuvenating afternoon leaf […]