Union County

“Union county is located in northeast New Jersey. Union county has 102.85 square miles of land area and 2.55 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Union county population is 536,499, which has grown 2.67% since 2000.” USA.com

ELIZABETH — Police say a city man was vital in ending a hostage situation, where another man was barricaded with his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son in an apartment on Sunday. The standoff in the third-floor apartment at the Mravlag Manor complex ended without incident, but things could have …

Franklin Elementary School sixth-grader Kayla Dobrzyn and fifth-grader Melody Ekweonu fill eggs with candy for the school’s upcoming Easter Egg hunt.Rahway Public Schools  RAHWAY — Students at Franklin Elementary School have been hard at work filling plastic Easter eggs with candy for the Colin Maher Easter …

Thomas Tucker (Courtesy of Plainfield PD) PLAINFIELD — City police are asking for help finding a missing 81-year-old man who has a mental disability and is considered “at risk.”  Thomas Tucker, who was reported missing Friday, is black, 6’1” and 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and …

SCOTCH PLAINS — Steven Groves, 12, of Scotch Plains, is shown checking out his model trains in this photo from 1963. The three O Scale locomotives visible would be worth hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars today. If you would like to share a photo that …

MOUNTAINSIDE — Scooby a 1-year-old mixed-breed dog in the care of Brendan’s Meadows. Saved from a high-kill shelter in Georgia, he is an active, friendly dog who likes to play with other canines. Scooby will walk on a leash, but he is strong and needs further …

ELIZABETH — A 62-year-old Elizabeth resident was attacked by a man who parked in front the homeowners driveway on Thursday. The resident was set to leave when he saw a grey sedan partially blocking his driveway, video shot by the homeowner and shared with WABC-7 shows.  When the …

SPRINGFIELD — Two people were critically injured late Wednesday when a car slammed into an office building and overturned, according to a report.  The crash occurred shortly before midnight at the intersection of Morris and Springfield avenues in Springfield, Union County, abc7ny.com reported.  Both people were brought to …

Glenn Miller of Union is being held in jail on charges he used bias threats and slurs to intimidate neighbors. (Union County Prosecutor’s Office)  UNION — A township man faces bias crimes for allegedly threatening his neighbors and using racial slurs after they complained about how …

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