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%) […]

Westfield attorney sentenced to one year in prison for role in large scale mortgage fraud scheme

NEWARK — A Westfield man was sentenced to 12 months in prison for his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme in which he obtained more than $1 million in illegitimate proceeds, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Amedeo Gaglioti, 60, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to an information charging him with […]

Westfield Police Department attempt to locate missing person

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Police Department is looking for a missing man, 75-year-old James Flynn of Westfield. Flynn was reported missing from his residence on the 400 block of West Broad Street in Westfield late on Wednesday, April 29. Flynn’s daughter spoke with him at 5:30 p.m. that day and planned to meet him at his […]

Trapped green heron saved in Lenape Park

WESTFIELD, NJ — A green heron was saved from a painful end in Lenape Park on April 15, when Union County volunteers and personnel came to the rescue and freed the bird from an errant fishing line. “Thanks to the quick thinking of our citizens and county employees, this graceful bird can continue to enrich […]

Union County College Board agrees to look at Oak Ridge Park as possible site for new athletic field

Editor’s note: The following story is an update to a previously posted story concerning Union County College’s plans to build a new athletic field. The original story can be found at the end of this story. A more in-depth and updated story will appear in the July 3 issue of Union County LocalSource. CRANFORD – […]

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ a delight for all audiences

By Daniel Jackovino, Staff Writer WESTFIELD — Children of a certain age appear to be such natural actors. Clear evidence of this can be witnessed in Westfield this Friday and Saturday where a Hedgehog and Feather Theatre Co. adaptation of “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” based on the 1968 Roald Dahl children’s book of the same name, will […]

Northfield Bank Foundation donates $10,000 to Union County College Foundation for scholarships

CRANFORD – In support of scholarships for students, the Union County College Foundation was awarded $10,000 recently from the Northfield Bank Foundation to establish the Northfield Bank Annual Scholarship. The funds will be used to award five $2,000 scholarships in the 2013-2014 academic year to full-time students who reside in the Northfield Bank service area. Those communities are […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]