TRENTON – While incidents of violent crime dropped one percent from 2007 to 2008 throughout New Jersey, Union County experienced a 7.5 percent increase, according to the 2008 Uniform Crime Report released Tuesday by Attorney General Anne Milgram.
ELIZABETH—Consumer Affairs officials have been granted a temporary restraining order against Brake-O-Rama, a Lodi-based company that operates 13 retail outlets in New Jersey, including locations in Elizabeth, Linden, and Perth Amboy.
Aug. 31 at 8:48 a.m. – Officer Gary Yoffredo investigated a report of a theft of metal pipes from 111 Valley Road.
LINDEN – Police are investigating another gas station robbery that took place at the BP Amoco station on St. Georges Avenue on Sept. 1 at 8:31 p.m. It is another in a string of robberies that have taken place in…
CLARK—Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim of Cranford will join Temple BethO’r/Beth Torah of Clark for a community Selichot program on Saturday evening, Sept. 12 at 8:30 p.m.
CLARK – The Clark Police Department has announced parking restrictions in the area near Oak Ridge Park this weekend, in anticipation of heavy traffic created by the Union County Musicfest.
CLARK—The Skulski Art Gallery of the Polish Cultural Foundation in Clark will showcase photographic works by Roberta C. Scott from Sept. 11 through Oct. 2.
CRANFORD—An audiobook is an intense marriage of creative forces between author, narrator, director and publisher. On Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m., the public is invited to the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, to step behind the audiobook microphone…
ELIZABETH—Al Harrington, the 6’9” forward of the New York Knicks who hails from Roselle, recently visited residents of the Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s New Point Residential Treatment Center.
MADISON—Many June high school graduates from Union County are attending Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham, located in Madison.