Union County

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…

Meet the Mayor in Roselle Park

Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson will host a Meet & Greet at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 28th at Costa’s Restaurant. Since he became a Councilman-At-Large in 2009, Hokanson has held quarterly gatherings to give residents an opportunity to meet with him…

County seeking environmental heroes

MOUNTAINSIDE – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, along with the Trailside Museum Association, will once again pair up to honor and recognize some of Union County’s environmental heroes as part of Trailside Nature and Science Center’s annual Wild…

Charity Softball Tournament April 30

The 12th Annual Playball for Miracles Charity Softball Tournament is scheduled for April 30 at Warinanco Park and the registration deadline is April 22. The event is dedicated to raising awareness of rare illnesses and supporting children’s hospitals through the Children’s Miracle Network.…