Union County News Top Stories

July 17, 2022

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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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners on July 14 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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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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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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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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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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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man made his initial appearance in court facing charges for his role in a late-night robbery and shooting of a taxi driver, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Walter Williams-Lang, 20, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is charged in a four-count complaint with ...

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

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has moved to a “high” level of COVID-19 transmission and so people should wear masks indoors, according to state and federal data. Union and 10 other counties in New Jersey have shifted from a “medium” level of COVID-19 to a “high” level of COVID-19 activity since ...

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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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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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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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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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UNION COUNTY, NJ – A lieutenant with Union County Hazmat died Thursday, following his battle with cancer. Tom Zub, a Cranford resident and Clark native, was 35 years old. “It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of our own, Lt. Thomas Zub #5218," the Union ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — One bill, S-2648, in the New Jersey statehouse of would prohibit school districts from incorporating instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity for students K-6. Another state legislative measure, S-589, similar to ones approved in multiple other states, would bar ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Each year, hundreds of community volunteers fan out through Union County parks to clean up litter, clear debris, repair trails and improve natural habitats. Now volunteering is easier than ever before, thanks to free tools and other assistance provided by the Union County ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — One bill, S-2648, in the New Jersey statehouse of would prohibit school districts from incorporating instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity for students K-6. Another state legislative measure, S-589, similar to ones approved in multiple other states, would bar ...

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UNION, NJ – An Elizabeth man was identified as the driver of the vehicle involved in a one-car crash that took his life early Wednesday morning on Morris Avenue, authorities said. Police say 72-year-old Theodore Hagg of Elizabeth was driving a blue 2015 Jeep Wrangler, traveling westbound ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A volunteer-driven mental health crisis call center is preparing for the rise in calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that is anticipated to come with the rollout of an easier-to-remember number for the hotline, 988. The new number goes live July 16. Caring Contact ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- An applicant for the first cannabis dispensary that would open in Springfield will give formal testimony to the Planning Board in August. In advance of that, the Springfield Planning Board held an informal discussion of the applicant at its Monday, July 11 Zoom meeting. An ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- An applicant for the first cannabis dispensary that would open in Springfield will give formal testimony to the Planning Board in August. In advance of that, the Springfield Planning Board held an informal discussion of the applicant at its Monday, July 11 Zoom meeting. An ...

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UNION, NJ – An Elizabeth man was identified as the driver of the vehicle involved in a one-car crash that took his life early Wednesday morning on Morris Avenue, authorities said. Police say 72-year-old Theodore Hagg of Elizabeth was driving a blue 2015 Jeep Wrangler, traveling westbound ...

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UNION, NJ - A one car accident took the life of the driver early Wednesday morning on Morris Avenue, authorities said. The vehicle was traveling westbound around 1750 Morris Avenue near Holy Spirit Church when he crashed into a decorative light pole, several dining tables and the sidewalk in ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Is there anything more quintessential than a messy ice cream smile in the middle of a New Jersey summer? The cold, sweet and creamy treat brings back happy childhood memories for many and Brenda Ferrer, the new owner of Yummy on North Avenue, is no exception. She hopes to share ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — Is there anything more quintessential than a messy ice cream smile in the middle of a New Jersey summer? The cold, sweet and creamy treat brings back happy childhood memories for many and Brenda Ferrer, the new owner of Yummy on North Avenue, is no exception. She hopes to share ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — If you bought a lottery ticket from the Amoco at 421 Central Ave., you’ll want to check those digits. One New Jersey Lottery ticket sold at the gas station in Westfield matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn Monday, winning the $50,000 third-tier prize, the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — If you bought a lottery ticket from the Amoco at 421 Central Ave., you’ll want to check those digits. One New Jersey Lottery ticket sold at the gas station in Westfield matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn Monday, winning the $50,000 third-tier prize, the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A suspect is still at large for an armed robbery that occurred Friday afternoon on North Broad Street.  According to the City of Elizabeth spokeswoman, the victim’s iPhone and money were stolen but later recovered. EMS on the scene treated the victim. Reports state that two ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Local sneakerheads won't have to travel far to get the latest, hard to find and exclusive kicks. 908, a high-end sneaker and  apparel consignment shop opened on Alden Street in Cranford.  The space is the former location of Max & Luna Baby and Kids clothing store, which moved ...

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