Here's a look at some of the stories that made headlines throughout Union County for the week of Dec. 2-8.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Clark Johnny K's, Formerly the Windsor Diner, Now Open Johnny K's opened on Wednesday, Dec. 5. The Clark landmark will still offer family dining, but in a totally renovated space, with upscale menu additions alongside Windsor signatures. Check out our photos of the new space. Shell Station on Raritan Road Robbed at Knife-Point Cranford Police are investigating a knife-point gas station robbery that occured at the Shell on Raritan Road on the Clark-Cranford border Tuesday night. Cops said the robber ran off with $700 after pulling out a silver pocket knife on a station attendant around 8 p.m., and ordering him to empty his register. Cranford Cranford Gas Station Robbed on Tuesday, Say Cops Cranford Police are investigating a knife-point gas…
The Cranford native was the manager of Westfield's Trader Joe's at the time of his disappearance.
Skeletal remains found in the Shrewsbury River have been identified as a Tinton Falls kayaker who had been missing since 2010, according to multiple news reports. The State Police said the remains have been identified, using dental records, as David Civile, 28. Police say a contractor making dock repairs on Little Silver Point Road in Little Silver on Nov. 28 found the remains. Civile launched his kayak onto the Shrewsbury River on November 17, 2010 off of Howard's Beach, a spit of sand towards the end of Little Silver Point Road. His kayak was found later that evening on an uninhabited island between Rumson and Sea Bright and for days, rescue teams searched the river for the 26-year old Tinton Falls resident who took off that warm …