Union County News Top Stories

August 3, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — A town man was swindled out of $18,000 in cash when a fraudster told him that his grandson needed a bail bond, Westfield police said on Tuesday. The resident of Onedia Drive placed the cash in multiple envelopes and gave it to the suspect on July 25, police said. The suspect is ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A town man was swindled out of $18,000 in cash when a fraudster told him that his grandson needed a bail bond, Westfield police said on Tuesday. The resident of Onedia Drive placed the cash in multiple envelopes and gave it to the suspect on July 25, police said. The suspect is ...

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UNION, NJ - Vauxhall Road, from Victor Avenue east to Oakland Avenue, will be closed during daytime hours beginning later this week. According to Union police, the roadway will be shut down for construction from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Thursday, Aug. 4, through Friday, Aug. 12. Detour ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Perseverance was the only way to survive the turmoil that erupted in Ukraine when war broke out in February. Perseverance and determination, combined with some good fortune, continue to be the way forward for Ukrainian refugees Darina Zhuravska and her seven-year-old daughter, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — There’s been a possible sighting of two coyotes within the confines of Fairview Cemetery, Westfield Police said in a Nixle advisory Monday afternoon. “Be alert and do not approach if observed,” police said. The New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife offers following ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield woman’s participation in a wellness walk with the mayor and police chief was abruptly canceled last week when another driver slammed into her car then sped away, she said. Page Johnson was attempting a left turn from Willow Grove Road onto Dickson Drive Thursday ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scoops The Ice Creamery (2014 Route 22 East, Scotch Plains) was listed among the top 65 best ice cream shops in New Jersey, according to a ranking by NJ.com. The local ice cream shop cracked the Top 50, coming in as No. 42 on the list, and was the only ice cream shop from Union ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With creative chilled beverages including layered strawberry matcha lattes, dirty brown sugar milk tea, Thai tea lattes, peach slushies, lychee oolong iced tea and Earl Grey milk tea with three Js (pearls, pudding and herbal jelly), one thing about Gong Cha is clear: This ain’t your ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — With creative chilled beverages including layered strawberry matcha lattes, dirty brown sugar milk tea, Thai tea lattes, peach slushies, lychee oolong iced tea and Earl Grey milk tea with three Js (pearls, pudding and herbal jelly), one thing about Gong Cha is clear: This ain’t your ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Newark man was arrested for obstruction of justice during a fraud investigation at the TD bank located at 245 Park Ave. on Thursday, July 21, according to the Scotch Plains police blotter.  Police say that Nasir Grant, 33, was arrested for obstruction of justice during a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — About 400 people came out to hear Westfield’s own New Jersey Festival Orchestra perform “An American AND Paris,” its fifth outdoor concert, featuring works by Gershwin, Saint-Saëns and Vaughn Williams Saturday night. The concert was held in the spacious backyard of Westfield ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A frozen yogurt shop and café that last month reported it’s time in Westfield would soon end announced Friday that it will remain at its South Side location for a bit longer. Bohemian Raspberry reported the news in a Friday evening Facebook post, just two days before its ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The family of a 14-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an off-duty state police trooper while he was driving to work is due to receive $1.1 million to settle a civil lawsuit stemming from the 2017 crash. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Tuesday approved $1 million for ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Walsh appears poised to grant a permanent injunction on the construction of a Union County government complex estimated to cost upwards of $120 million. At a hearing for motion of summary judgment on the case brought by taxpayer Jose R. Jimenez Jr., ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Literacy New Jersey-Union County is a nonprofit organization that helps adult students learn the English language for free with reading, writing, and oral conversation. The program is operated by a group of volunteer tutors, including Scotch Plains’ very own Leslie ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Literacy New Jersey-Union County is a nonprofit organization that helps adult students learn the English language for free with reading, writing, and oral conversation. The program is operated by a group of volunteer tutors, including Scotch Plains’ very own Leslie ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford Police Department has identified the man in the photos.  Around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2022, Cranford Police put a photo of an unidentified man on their social media and asked the public for help to identify him. In a message to TAPinto Cranford on Thursday ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Saturday, RAH-CON, the Rahway Comic Book Convention, hosted by Jersey Shore Comic Book Show, returned to the social hall of St. Thomas the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Artists, collectors, vendors, folks dressed up like Star ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Literacy New Jersey-Union County is a nonprofit organization that helps adult students learn the English language for free with reading, writing, and oral conversation. The program is operated by a group of volunteer tutors, including Scotch Plains’ very own Leslie ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ – NJ Transit received $814 million from the state budget surplus and has approved $27 million of that money for improvements to the Roselle Park station. The project will include platform replacement, repairs to access stairs, customer-facing upgrades and accessibility improvements ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ – NJ Transit received $814 million from the state budget surplus and has approved $27 million of that money for improvements to the Roselle Park station. The project will include platform replacement, repairs to access stairs, customer-facing upgrades and accessibility improvements ...

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