Union County News

June 27, 2022

ROSELLE, NJ - Wei’s Restaurant, a Chinese take-out spot inside the Roselle Plaza, has announced they are closing. After more than 20 years in business, the owner has announced that their last day serving food will be July 11, 2022. “The past few years running a restaurant have been challenging ...

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Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday. WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Union County College will soon turn the page on a new chapter. “Thank you for joining us today, and I’d like to welcome you to Union County College and that’s probably one of the last times that we’ll be saying that,” said Dr. Jaime Segal, the new Union College Executive Director ...

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Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday. WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, ...

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Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday. WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce a full slate of free outdoor movies, music and fun for the whole family in Union County parks this summer. The events continue throughout July and August with the Summer Arts concert series beginning on July 6 ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce a full slate of free outdoor movies, music and fun for the whole family in Union County parks this summer. The events continue throughout July and August with the Summer Arts concert series beginning on July 6 and the Family Flix ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A store that sells baby clothing and a new smoothie shop are added to the list of businesses coming to Downtown Westfield, but a co-working space that was planned for a lingerie shop’s old space has backed out of its plans to set up here. Lew Kimble, chair of Downtown Westfield ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Union County's new inclusive park and playground located in Plainfield on Saturday. Festivities at Tëmike Park included Drag Queen Story Hour, a Drag Dance-Off and What's the Word at Pride Slam Poetry. There were games and crafts, and LGBTQ+ ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A frozen yogurt shop and café on Westfield’s south side is singing its swan song. Bohemian Raspberry on Wednesday announced that it must close its doors and vacate the shop by Aug. 1 as its landlord will not renew the lease. It follows the establishment’s nearly 10-year-long ...

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Union County residents are advised that Union County’s free COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics at Downs Hall on the Kean University campus will close at the end of June. The testing and vaccination services will continue at other locations around the County. “Kean University has been a ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s most recognizable players died this week at the age of 55. Since the tragic and sudden death was announced, Kenilworth residents have taken to social media ...

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CLARK, NJ – The northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway were shut for over five hours following a fatal crash near exit 135 Thursday morning. Two Engine Companies from the Clark Fire Department, along with crews from the Colonia and Iselin Fire Departments, were dispatched to the scene at ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players passed away at the age of 55. Since the tragic and sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A frozen yogurt shop and café on Westfield’s south side is singing its swan song. Bohemian Raspberry on Wednesday announced that it must close its doors and vacate the shop by Aug. 1 as its landlord will not renew the lease. It follows the establishment’s nearly 10-year-long ...

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UNION, NJ – It was not a quiet, smooth ending to the school year at Union High School on Wednesday as police officers and firefighters responded to the school in response to two separate occurrences. In a phone message to parents, staff and students, Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor said two ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A store that sells baby clothing and a new smoothie shop are added to the list of businesses coming to Downtown Westfield, but a co-working space that was planned for a lingerie shop’s old space has backed out of its plans to set up here. Lew Kimble, chair of Downtown Westfield ...

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UNION, NJ – It was not a quiet, smooth ending to the school year at Union High School on Wednesday as police officers and firefighters responded to the school in response to two separate occurrences. In a phone message to parents, staff and students, Superintendent Dr. Scott Taylor said two ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players passed away at the age of 55. Since the tragic and sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players has died at the age of 55. Since the sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with condolences, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players passed away at the age of 55. Since the tragic and sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with ...

Read more »

UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — An event marking Pride Month and the opening of Tëmike Park, the county’s new inclusive playground and park area within Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, was subject to dozens of offensive comments on the county’s Facebook page. The offending comments, which were initially ...

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