High School Rankings, One Year After Irene — Top News in Union County Patch Towns This Week
Top stories from Union County towns covered by Patch for the week of August 19-25, 2012.
Readers comment on how they are coping one year after the devastating 2011 storm.
NJ Monthly named New Providence High as the No. 1 high school in the state. Others local schools also ranked highly.
Anyone who believes items may have been taken from their vehicle between the evening of Aug. 21 and the morning of Aug. 22, should call police at 908-789-4000.
Anna Reid, 15, used the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge food from the throat of Lia Simitz, 3. Reid learned the maneuver in a Red Cross babysitting training class she'd taken four years ago.
Clark Police are looking for a suspect in Thursday night's robbery of TD Bank on the corner of Raritan Road and Westfield Avenue.
Mayor Sal Bonaccorsco announced at Monday night's council meeting a plan for a three-person committee to talk to business owners and residents to create a plan for a vibrant downtown area in Clark's fourth ward, which includes much of Westfield Avenue.
The disciplinary hearing for Deputy Treasurer Brian Lanza escalated into a debate over the credibility of Township Administrator Eric Mason.
The following information was obtained from the Cranford Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
A Springfield man's letter to voice a formal complaint regarding the basketball hoop being taken down at Laurel Park gets attention from readers, other news media.
Two men charged with shoplifting from the CVS pharmacy on Morris Ave. in Springfield led police on a multi-town chase.
Police accused an alleged career burglar with a string of area burglaries and burglary attempts, including the attempted burglary of an autobody shop this month and a 2009 burglary of a Springfield deli. The man reportedly stole a car from the Dobb's Autobody lot and used the car to crash through the lot's steel gates. He was also connected to robberies in Union and elsewhere.
The Scotch Plains Fanwood Board of Education unanimously approved its curriculum updates for the 2012-2013 school year on Thursday night's board meeting, the second year of the district's rollout of the state's new standards.