TD Bank Robber, Half-Court Hoops — Top News in Union County Patch Towns This Week
Stories that made the greatest impact in our Union County towns this week.
Television crews visited a Cranford eatery on Aug. 29 to film a commercial.
The Cranford Township Committee will interview candidates tonight and tomorrow to take over Interim Township Administrator/Police Chief Eric Mason's position.
Clark Police are looking for a suspect in a recent robbery of TD Bank on the corner of Raritan Road and Westfield Avenue. Patch has the security camera photos of the suspect posted.
Springfield police report that an attempted car theft sent a man to the hospital and led law enforcement on a multi-town chase last week.
Following a spirited public comments session at the Springfield Township Committee meeting, officials announced that the basketball court at Laurel Park would remain half courts.
Rich Bagger, also a former state senator, is currently a vice president at Celgene and holds a seat on the board of the NY/NJ Port Authority.
The store's expansion – into the next-door space formerly occupied by Marshall's (which moved to new digs across the parking lot in February) and Payless Shoes – will include an expanded fresh food layout featuring meat, frozen foods, pre-packaged bakery items and produce, according to Target's public relations department.
The Westfield Police Department confirmed two homes were burglarized during the evening of Saturday, Aug. 25. Westfield Police Capt. Cliff Auchter said the incidents, both involving forced entry, occurred on Manitou Circle and Unami Terrace.
Picciottoli was honored as Middle Level Educator of the Year in New Jersey.