UNION COUNTY – Two area lawmakers are asking Gov. Jon Corzine to pardon a Somerset County man with multiple sclerosis who was spotted growing marijuana behind his house by a New Jersey National Guard helicopter pilot.
PLAINFIELD—Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 27-year-old Plainfield man Tuesday afternoon and charged him with the Sept. 27 death of Dwayne Dunn, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH – A man who allegedly carjacked a vehicle in Elizabeth Monday night was killed in a crash as he attempted to flee police, authorities said.
ELIZABETH – A teenager accused in the fatal shooing of a youth outside a Union Township skating rink after a Christmas party last December pleaded not guilty Monday before a Superior Court judge in Elizabeth.
LINDEN – City Council members sided with Council President Robert Bunk and the Arthur Kill Watershed Alliance last week, rejecting a plan to build a $5 billion “clean coal” power plant and disappointing union members hoping for jobs.
UNION COUNTY—“We need to make sure every veteran has a final resting place, that each veteran gets honorably buried. This is the very least that they deserve,” said Sal Mione.
LINDEN—Linden High School Homecoming Queen Lunie Martinez and Homecoming King Kyle Frazier wave to all of their supporters at the Linden High School football game.
RAHWAY—While Franklin School in Rahway is always an electrifying place to learn, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, something a little unusual was taking place in the fourth grade hallway.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—They may be Union County employees by day, but with a little bit of Halloween spirit last weekend they became the late wives of David Felt who lived in the Deserted Village in Union County’s Watchung Reservation.
Oct. 19 at 9:46 p.m. – At 4 Cornell Drive, Officer Daniel Joy arrested Bronx, N.Y. resident Justin Hawkins, 30, on an outstanding warrant from Newark for contempt of court. He was subsequently turned over to the Newark Police Department.