Saturday, April 12, 2014

Borough Vaporized, Problematic Urban Drivers, and More from Garwood


Garwood is known for producing many 'firsts' during its rise as an Industrial powerhouse in Union County, chalk one more 'first' up, the first ever Vape-It! Festival.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Mayor to Face GOP Primary Fight, Budget Season Continues & More from Garwood


Watch out! One-term Mayor Patricia Quattrochi is being challenged by a fellow Republican for the borough's top job. Salvatore Piarulli said the borough needs somebody to "grab hold of everybody and get things done" according to the Online Ballyhoo, the Garwood-Cranford centric off-shoot of the Westfield Leader.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Mafioso Past, Local School Budget to Net Savings & More from Garwood


A food critic for nj.com rediscovered Garwood recently, reviewing the much-acclaimed, and borough success story, Loaded Burger. But, before lauding the establishment, he mentioned that the last time he reviewed a restaurant in Garwood, the place later turned out to be the focus of a $100,000-a-month mafioso-run gambling operation that was eventually busted by the feds.