Apartment building with 124 units slated for Garwood Paperboard site

Apartment building with 124 units slated for Garwood Paperboard site

By Megan K. Scott, Correspondent GARWOOD, NJ — A developer has unveiled preliminary plans to turn the largely dormant Garwood Paperboard industrial site on North Avenue into a 124-unit apartment complex, the second major multiunit housing project for the borough of 4,200 people in less than three years. “Our objective is to knock down the structure,” […]

Early morning blaze sends Garwood firefighters to hospital

Early morning blaze sends Garwood firefighters to hospital

GARWOOD — One local firefighter was hospitalized for heat-related injuries, and another was treated and released for minor injuries, from battling an early morning blaze that severely damaged an unoccupied house on Willow Avenue on Friday, July 13. “It was a vacant house,” Garwood fire Chief Allan Tweedle said. “It was under renovation, so nobody […]

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 […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 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%) […]

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