Union County

Blizzard Warning In Effect

STATE — Road crews are working to clear New Jersey highways and major roadways, but the worst of this winter storm may not have come yet.

The National Weather Service has a blizzard warning in effect for the state. High winds — with gusts of up to 45 miles per hour — are expected this afternoon. Possible whiteout conditions will make travel dangerous, and officials are advising residents to stay at home if possible.

Rescue Group Rehabilitates Injured Dog

ELIZABETH — Two years ago, All-Star Pet Rescue of Linden learned about a Rottweiler dog with a mangled leg that had been seen in Elizabeth. Although rescue workers made several attempts to find the dog and bring him in, they were never able to capture the Rottweiler.

Clark Police Blotter: Feb. 1 – 8

Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. – In the vicinity of Stiles Street in Linden, Officer Antonio Manata arrested Linden resident Kenneth Byrd, 42, on an outstanding warrant from the Union County Sheriff’s Department. He was subsequently transported to the Union County Jail.