Union County

Lesniak interview with Paul Brubake

Senator Raymond J. Lesniak

State Senator Raymond Lesniak, who was first elected to the State Legislature in 1978, spoke about such progressive causes as fighting New Jersey’s settlement with Exxon-Mobil and his many political battles during an interview with Paul Brubaker. Lesniak talked about…

Hillside man convicted of murder

A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts against a Hillside man for shooting two people, one fatally, four years ago. Jonathan James, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder, first-degree attempted murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, and second-degree…

Police investigating homicide in Plainfield

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating a homicide in vicinity of the 900 block of  Carnegie Ave., in Plainfield, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed. One male was killed, said Prosecutor’s Office…