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February 15, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska is leaving his position after 20 years with the county. “We wish to congratulate Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska on his retirement, and commend him for his many years of outstanding service and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Board of Chosen Freeholders discussed several developments taking place in Union County during their regular meeting Thursday night. NJ State Minimum Wage Increase As previously reported, Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation in Elizabeth raising the state ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska is leaving his position after 20 years with the county. “We wish to congratulate Director of Administrative Services Michael Yuska on his retirement, and commend him for his many years of outstanding service and ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Teens and young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on February 20 at Morristown Airport, when they will meet with a corporate aviation flight department and one of their aviation mechanics and hangar ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Tuesday's township committee meeting, three resolutions were passed that saw Springfield firefighters progress in their ranks. Firefighter James Ellmer finished his year as a probationary firefighter and was granted the rank of ninth class firefighter. He was joined by ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Board of Chosen Freeholders discussed several developments taking place in Union County during their regular meeting Thursday night. NJ State Minimum Wage Increase As previously reported, Governor Phil Murphy recently signed legislation in Elizabeth raising the state ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Extricating themselves from the offensive doldrums that dogged them in their previous game -- a loss at Linden that dropped them out of the Union County Tournament -- the Summit High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team got a combined 51 points from juniors Eric Baier and Will Hellings ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Mexican restaurant Abril Cocina, located on Maplewood Avenue, announced on their Facebook page on Friday that they are closing on Sunday, Feb. 24. The full Facebook post from Abril Cocina is below: After four years of starting on this journey we have decided it is time to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Three local priests have been named in a list of  "credibly accused clergy" published by the Diocese of Metuchen.  The priests are among the 188 named statewide in a disclosure made of criminal pedophiles in New Jersey's Catholic Churches.  In keeping with a promise made by the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Transportation officials and state lawmakers will visit Somerville and several other New Jersey communities beginning Feb. 19 to discuss one-seat rides to NYC Penn Station, restoration of suspended service and respond to other concerns and issues commuters face. Assembly ...

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UNION CITY, NJ – Sparta High School boys basketball had a heartbreaker on Thursday- Valentine’s Day,  losing a close game in Union City 59-58. High scoring Alex Podolski put up 21 points including five from the foul line.  Cam Riley had 16 points, Aidan Mastandrea added 12. Rounding out the ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Students musicians from the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts’ Paterson Music Project (PMP) took the stage Thursday for a special performance with internationally renowned hip-hop duo Black Violin. The Valentine’s Day concert took place at the Shea Center for the Performing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Vice Chair Al Mirabella and Freeholders Sergio Granados and Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded joined Union County Baseball Association President Jim Iozzi in congratulating the new members inducted into the Union County Baseball Hall of Fame during ...

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MADISON, NJ – One player can make quite a difference. Madison High School’s Jason Siedem has been on an absolute tear since transferring to the Dodgers’ ice hockey team this season. Once Siedem became eligible this season, the Dodgers have gone from a good team to a great one. The Boston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Columbia girls basketball team rallied from a seven-point deficit after three quarters for a 47-42 victory over Newark Academy on Thursday. Ashley Phillip scored 18 points for Columbia (8-11), which trailed, 36-29, before finishing the game with an 18-6 showing on the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Three local priests have been named in a list of  "credibly accused clergy" published by the Diocese of Metuchen.  The priests are among the 188 named statewide in a disclosure made of criminal pedophiles in New Jersey's Catholic Churches.  In keeping with a promise made by the ...

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UNION, NJ - When Charlotte Crutchlow scored to tie the game in the third period for Kent Place, the anxiety naturally heightened for the Chatham-Madison girls ice hockey team. "I told the girls to be calm and play their game and everything will be all right," Chatison coach Kevin Hannon said.

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MILLBURN, NJ — If you go see “My Very Own British Invasion” without even knowing what it’s about, here’s the thing: the core message literally broadcasts itself on the theater’s sound system as you take your seats in a mélange of hits from the 1960s British Invasion rock bands. Iconic music ...

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This week on SBU-TV, U.S. government shutdown averted, CNN has the latest. How did you spend Valentine's Day? We introduce you to group of locals who celebrated with a twist!  Also, the African American Cultural Center received a $255,000 grant and now will have its permanent home in Olean.  

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Conrail authorities have informed South Brunswick Police that they need to make emergency repairs to the railroad crossing that runs across Route 535 near the NJ Turnpike overpass.  Conrail plans to do the work over a three day period of time and it will require a total ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta resident and cofounder and manager of the Sparta Farmers Market Mitch Morrison is about to embark on a cross country trip on his bicycle.  Morrison is riding solo from Portland, Oregon to Sparta beginning on April 10 arriving in late May. “As part of my adventure, I am ...

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PATERSON, NJ - On perhaps the most emotional evening of their high school athletic careers five seniors of Eastside High School girls’ varsity basketball squad were honored in a pre-game ceremony and then went on to lead their team to a dramatic 43-40 win over visiting Passaic.  The seniors, Mia ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Patrol Officer J. Williams observed a silver sedan traveling on Route 46 East without its headlights turned on and conducted a motor vehicle stop. He made contact with William Stewart, a 31year old male from Flint, MI. After a brief investigation, Mr. Stewart was found to be in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Early this morning at the Municipal Center, the East Brunswick Planning Board denied Alfieri Property Management's proposal to build a seven-building apartment complex at the intersection of Tices Lane and Hart's Lane known as Hidden Oaks.  The meeting ran past 12:30 and was ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka announced a new program Wednesday, aimed at educating and preparing community members for an active shooter situation.  The program, Active Shooter Awareness and Preparedness (ASAP), is set to launch on the one-year anniversary of the Parkland ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ – A mother, father and their son, all borough residents, have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Old Bridge man Jan. 9 at their home on Farm Lane. Ryan D. Keogh, 28, was arrested by investigators without incident Thursday morning at a residence on Madison ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed relief pitcher, New Jersey native and Rutgers alumnus Nate Roe for the 2019 season. “To say I am excited to return to Somerset would be an understatement,” said Roe. “It is an honor to play in front of the best fans in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Transportation officials and state lawmakers will visit Somerville and several other New Jersey communities beginning Feb. 19 to discuss one-seat rides to NYC Penn Station, restoration of suspended service and respond to other concerns and issues commuters face. Assembly ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new dorm facility and parking garage for Rutgers University-Newark reached the completion of its structural construction earlier this month, marking a major milestone in the project’s development. The developer, construction management group and engineers for the project ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls basketball team advanced in the first round of the Somerset County Tournament Thursday with a 56-27 victory over North Plainfield. Meghan Ball scored 17 points for the Panthers (11-10), who opened the game with a 20-4 lead after one quarter.

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