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

LINDEN – Threatening rain clouds filled the sky as Linden High School held its 2017 commencement Friday at Edward R. Copper Field. Seniors eager to receive their diplomas marched in to “Pomp and Circumstance,” played by the school band before hearing a rendition of, “Over the Rainbow.” …

WESTFIELD — Marylou is a 5-year-old brown tabby in the care of Cause 4 Paws Rescue. Volunteers describe her as “very sweet” but say she needs a little time to get to know someone. Marylou is litterbox-trained, FIV/FeLV negative, spayed and up-to-date on shots. For more …

A gynecologist and obstetrician who has an office in Scotch Plains was charged with bank fraud and making false statements on loan applications, officials said. Zahid Aslam, 44, of Elkton, Md., is accused of conspiring with a business partner, Tae Kim, who was also his loan …

SUMMIT — Participants in the Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Center program at Sage Eldercare dressed up for an afternoon of music and dancing at Sage’s seventh annual Senior Prom on June 14. Women received makeup and manicures from volunteers Lois Shanker and Tracy Trent, and each …

BERKELEY HEIGHTS — A masked gunman robbed a Springfield Avenue convenience store Wednesday and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of crash, police said. A man with a partially-covered face entered the 7-Eleven brandishing a handgun and held-up a female employee, police said. The robbery …

ELIZABETH — A jury convicted a Plainfield man Tuesday for a botched 2014 robbery attempt at a McDonald fast-food restaurant in Scotch Plains where he had previously worked. Thomas Outland, 49, was convicted of second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery and fourth-degree possession of an imitation firearm, …

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