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 […]

Springfield woman’s son charged with siphoning $170,000 from her IRA fund

UNION COUNTY — A Wisconsin man has been charged with siphoning more than $170,000 out of his widowed mother’s individual retirement account fund over the course of approximately seven years, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Tuesday. Robert Blabolil, 54, formerly of Fanwood, is charged with second-degree theft. He was arrested late last […]

Bereavement support group meeting on Tuesdays

“Healing the Grieving Heart: The Journey After the Death of a Loved One” is the theme of the support group offered by the Bereavement Ministry of Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights. The sessions start on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and run for eight Tuesdays, ending on Nov. 19. The […]

Curley appointed Head of Healthcare Professional Liability, Zurich Specialty Products, for Zurich North America

SUMMIT – Zurich North America recently announced the appointment of Summit resident Glen Curley as Head of Healthcare Professional Liability, effective immediately. Curley will be responsible for the underwriting and production of Zurich’s general liability and professional liability healthcare business in North America. Curley will be based in New York and report to Mike Karmilowicz, […]

Hetfield House to hold annual fall Mum and Plant Sale

MOUNTAINSIDE – Mountainside’s Historic Restoration Committee is hosting its Annual Fall Mum & Plant sale at the Historic Deacon Andrew Hetfield House. This year’s sale will take place from Thursday, Sept. 19 through Sunday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while supplies last. The Committee’s plant experts travel to the grower and hand-select […]

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 […]

Linden gathers to recognize National Day of Service and Remembrance

LINDEN — Linden firefighters, police officers, community leaders, members of the public and Linden School No. 9 students, faculty and staff gathered outside the school by the flagpole, with small American flags lining the entrance of the school. School No. 9, and all of Linden Public Schools, held a ceremony to remember the National Day […]

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 […]