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

ROSELLE PARK — When borough residents call for an ambulance, a unit will still be dispatched from the First Aid Squad building, but for the first time in 77 years, it will not be staffed by local squad members. The borough council Thursday voted to have …

PLAINFIELD — Patrons are seen lining up at the Strand Theatre in Plainfield to see “Sunny Side Up” starring Janet Gaynor in 1929. MORE: Vintage photos around New Jersey Opened in 1921, the Strand survived in various incarnations before closing shortly after 2000. If you would …

ELIZABETH — The mayor of Elizabeth has a parking garage, a senior housing complex and now a high school building named after him. Elizabeth’s Academy of Finance officially became the J. Christian Bollwage Finance Academy on Thursday night, awarding another honor to the city’s longtime leader.  A …

UNION — Oswald is a 10-month-old male gray tabby at the Union Township Animal Shelter. Workers at the shelter say he is a friendly cat who gets along with other animals. Oswald has been neutered and is up-to-date on shots. To meet Oswald and other pets …

The 45-year-old man arrested Wednesday night in Wilson Borough is wanted on kidnapping and two other charges out of Elizabeth, New Jersey, borough police report. Derek Edwards, of Elizabeth, was arrested just after 11 p.m. at 1554 Northampton St. in the borough, not far from the Easton …

Linden Mayor Derek Armstrong is pushing to eliminate the city’s four-year-old separate tax for garbage collection. (NJ Advance Media file photo)  LINDEN — City leaders, struggling to close a multimillion dollar budget gap in 2013, considered several undesirable options, including massive layoffs in the police and …

RAHWAY — Newly released videos of the Rahway mayor’s two collisions with parked cars corroborate descriptions in police reports, ending a months-long quest for access to footage showing the aftermath of the crashes. Hours of dashboard camera and body camera video show the police response to Mayor Samson Steinman’s crashes in …

READINGTON TWP. – A rookie Scotch Plains police officer repeated the phrase “Are you serious?” several times during the night she was arrested and charged with DWI and eluding. A dash-cam video recorded the night Stephanie Roggina of Flemington was arrested has been released following a lawsuit. …

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