Union County News Top Stories

July 20, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete. The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Two people consumed $78.15 worth of items at an upscale hamburger restaurant on Central Avenue in Westfield Saturday afternoon then ran off without paying, according to police. The two suspects were known to the employees of the Bareburger restaurant, Sgt. Michael Walsh said on ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement July 14 in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Archie, the nearly 6 ft. tall, giant metal rooster on Arlene Court in Fanwood, has flown the coop… or, rather, he was stolen from his home. “We’re so upset, he made everyone who walked by smile, he was our pandemic pet,” said Leslie Klieger. “If anyone sees him, please let me ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Film buffs can rejoice (again) as Cranford Theater hosts another international, independent film festival. Women in Media-Newark is bringing its 13th Annual International Film Festival, which celebrates "the resilience and indomitable spirit of women," to the local landmark on ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- In honor of the women who are driving change, blazing trails and nurturing society, the Berkeley Heights Diversity Council is excited to celebrate Women’s HerStory Month by bringing back our inspiring “Woman of the Week (WOW)” series this March.   The BHDC is celebrating ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Archie, the nearly 6 ft. tall, giant metal rooster on Arlene Court in Fanwood, has flown the coop… or, rather, he was stolen from his home. “We’re so upset, he made everyone who walked by smile, he was our pandemic pet,” said Leslie Klieger. “If anyone sees him, please let me ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood is letting the dogs in. The borough council at its meeting on Monday, July 18, passed an ordinance that will allow residents to bring dogs into parks. While many dog owners are rejoicing over the news, not everyone was in favor of opening up the parks to pets. Pleasant ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION, NJ – A car chase and subsequent foot pursuit, which began in Union and ended in Maplewood, resulted the arrest of an 18-year-old and two juveniles Monday afternoon. According to Union police, a motor vehicle burglary was reported on Portland Road at about 11:30 Monday morning. The vehicle ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The first-place finisher in Monday’s Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza is veteran of Westfield High School’s running programs. Ben Hacker, 18, completed the course with a time of 16:17.05, before a Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad member handed him a bottle of water, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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FANWOOD, NJ — Fanwood is letting the dogs in. The borough council at its meeting on Monday, July 18, passed an ordinance that will allow residents to bring dogs into parks. While many dog owners are rejoicing over the news, not everyone was in favor of opening up the parks to pets. Pleasant ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public. The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Fifteen-year-old Sophia Gandhi demonstrated three chants for the group of about 35 people about to march through Mindowaskin Park Saturday afternoon. “We will fight for trans rights,” said Gandhi, who uses they/them pronouns, through the megaphone as the group stood under the ...

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FANWOOD, NJ — Fanwood is letting the dogs in. The borough council at its meeting on Monday, July 18, passed an ordinance that will allow residents to bring dogs into parks. While many dog owners are rejoicing over the news, not everyone was in favor of opening up the parks to pets. Pleasant ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For the first time in three years, a 5K race known for serving slices at the finish line returns to downtown Westfield and with it so will the resulting road closures. The town announced the following schedule street closures for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For the first time in three years, a 5K race known for serving slices at the finish line returns to downtown Westfield and with it so will the resulting road closures. The town announced the following schedule street closures for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — For the first time in three years, a 5K race known for serving slices at the finish line returns to downtown Westfield and with it so will the resulting road closures. The town announced the following schedule street closures for the Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners on Thursday approved the 2022-23 hunt of white-tailed deer in county parks and some municipal properties for a cost not to exceed $17,500. Acting Commissioner Chairman Christopher Hudak told TAPinto after the meeting the hunt will “keep the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Fifteen-year-old Sophia Gandhi demonstrated three chants for the group of about 35 people about to march through Mindowaskin Park Saturday afternoon. “We will fight for trans rights,” said Gandhi, who uses they/them pronouns, through the megaphone as the group stood under the ...

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