Union County

Elizabeth firefighters honored

This weekend firefighters and citizens from Elizabeth were honored at the New Jersey State Firefighter’s Mutual Benevolent Association (NJFMBA) valor awards banquet. The event was held at the Pines Manor and hosted by Tony Caputo of News 12 New Jersey…

Fatal shooting under investigation

Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at around 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, on Court Street. Officers responding to reports of an unconscious male with possible stab wounds found 18-year-old Oscar Antonio Martinez-Alvarez with a fatal gunshot wound…

Ninivaggi graduated from Army basic training

Army Pvt. John F. Ninivaggi Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military…