Category: Elizabeth

Union County annex adds six court rooms

Officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex at 2 Cherry Street in Elizabeth, which provides six state-of-the-art courtrooms and facilities that will serve families. The event brought together elected…

County awards grants

Sixteen local organizations will receive a total of $22,000 from the 2017 Union County History Grants Program, made possible from the New Jersey Historical Commission. The grants will be used to support special projects or general operating expenses for the county…

Elizabeth man charged with kidnapping

The Elizabeth man who held a 6-year-old boy hostage during an hours-long standoff with police at an Elizabeth apartment complex over the weekend has been charged in connection with the incident. LeRoy Boyd, 38, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and…

Man admits severely beating woman

An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty in Middlesex County today to a charge of aggravated assault, admitting he beat a 30-year-old woman with a section of pipe. Mickey Vanderpool, 61, of Elizabeth pleaded guilty to a second-degree count of aggravated assault…