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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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFApril 24, 2017
ELIZABETH, NJ — The Westfield Historical Society will get $2,000 for administrative and operational costs thanks to the 2017 Union County History Grants Program, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced.
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By JOHN MOONEYApril 24, 2017
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By TAPINTO FLEMINGTON-RARITAN STAFFApril 23, 2017
RARITAN TWP., NJ – Somebody knows where Chase Merone is.
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By JACKIE LIEBERMANApril 23, 2017
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By JENNIFER POPPERApril 23, 2017
PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey State Bicycle Championships will return to Plainfield's Queen City for a second year, with races on Sunday, May 7th that leave from City Hall.
All levels can participate, from professional cyclists to amateur riders. A public safety challenge will include Plainfield police, firemen and other public safety officials, and juniors and kids will be able to ...
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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFApril 22, 2017
WESTFIELD, NJ — Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up:
Two Vehicles Crash Near Westfield High School Monday, Flipping One Car Over
Niche Ranks Westfield in Top 15 on 2017 ‘Best Places to Live in NJ’ List
Legal Battle Over Westfield Stop & Shop’s Expansion Moves Forward
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By FRED SMITHApril 22, 2017
MILLBURN, NJ - On Monday afternoon, April 17, the weekly class held in the Black Box Theatre at the Paper Mill Playhouse had a special visitor: Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7). Lance was there to observe the direct impact of National Endowment of Arts (NEA) funding for the "Theatre for Everyone" program, which provides classes to students ages 7 to 18 with all types of ...