Category: Union County

World Hemophilia Day is today

A Rahway mother whose child has hemophilia B spent a long time trying to figure out why exactly her son was constantly covered in bruises and now she is trying to raise awareness of the rare disease with World Hemophilia Day.…

Masters of the Celtic Harp in Cranford

The Friends of the Cranford Public Library are pleased to present “Masters of the Celtic Harp,” featuring Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson, on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. Hambly and Jackson,…

Elizabeth man charged with kidnapping

The Elizabeth man who held a 6-year-old boy hostage during an hours-long standoff with police at an Elizabeth apartment complex over the weekend has been charged in connection with the incident. LeRoy Boyd, 38, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and…

Man admits severely beating woman

An Elizabeth man pleaded guilty in Middlesex County today to a charge of aggravated assault, admitting he beat a 30-year-old woman with a section of pipe. Mickey Vanderpool, 61, of Elizabeth pleaded guilty to a second-degree count of aggravated assault…