Union County

City Crime Rises Again

ELIZABETH—Elizabeth continued to struggle with rising crime rates, while the rest of the Garden State saw a decline for the sixth year in a row, according to Attorney General Anne Millgram. Violent crime in Elizabeth increased by 4.4 percent in…

Construction Under Way On New Linden Library

 LINDEN – The Union County Improvement Authority broke ground yesterday on a significant new addition to Union County’s information infrastructure, the new Linden Library on East Henry Street.  The $7.6 million project was financed through the Improvement Authority.    “On…

Bush To Attend NJ Fundraiser

STATE—President George W. Bush plans attend a Colts Neck fundraiser on Monday Sept 22 for Republican Congressional candidates, state Sen. Leonard Lance (R-Hunterdon) and Medford Mayor Chris Myers. The visit has given Democrats a chance to again link their rivals…

Police Arrest 3 In Alleged Drug Ring

UNION – Police arrested three alleged gang members last week who are accused of running a cocaine delivery service that delivered small amounts of cocaine to customers in mostly upscale neighborhoods in Union and Essex counties, authorities said. The arrests…

Health Expo Comes To Clark

CLARK – The fifth annual Trinitas Hospital Health Expo will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Mother Seton Regional High School in Clark.  Open to the public, the free event will take place in…

Fight Against Car Theft Goes High-Tech

ELIZABETH – They look like props from the latest TV crime drama, but Union County’s new on-board police computers have a real-life purpose: catching more car thieves and keeping more violent criminals off the streets. The new computers are automatic…