PLAINFIELD, NJ — Traffic is backed up for miles on Route 22 Eastbound during rush hour Thursday due to an accident involving at least two cars between West End Avenue and Terrill Road. Fire trucks were blocking two lanes and debris was taking up part of a third as of 7 p.m.
Accident on Route 22 East in Plainfield Snarls Rush Hour Traffic
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“The investigation is ongoing,” he said. Zieser added that additional arrests are pending the Union County Prosecutor’s approval.
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By LEAH SCALZADONNAJuly 25, 2017
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By TAPINTO ELIZABETH STAFFJuly 24, 2017
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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFJuly 23, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Area YMCA and the State of Israel are separated by 7,500 miles, but for David Lazarus of Fanwood the Westfield venue became the connection to an opportunity to coach the 2017 United States Maccabiah Chess Team in the recently completed games held in Israel July 6 to 17.
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