Union County News Top Stories

July 12, 2022

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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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sitting underneath a canopy in Mindowaskin Park Saturday, the 9-year-old from Westfield explained that she mixed blue, pink and white paints to create pastel colors. Then she took the cap from her used plastic water bottle and lightly dipped its edges in the paint before pressing ...

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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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WESTFIELD, NJ — The microbrewery in Westfield along with the town’s mayor are joining in the outcry that has bubbled up over new rules that went into effect for microbreweries statewide July 1. Corinne Grant, who owns Lions Roar Brewing Company, said that like brewers across the state she and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Lions Roar Brewing Company, the microbrewery on South Ave. in Westfield, along with Mayor Shelley Brindle  are joining in the outcry that has bubbled up over new rules that went into effect for microbreweries statewide July 1. Corinne Grant, who owns Lions Roar, said that like ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The microbrewery in Westfield along with the town’s mayor are joining in the outcry that has bubbled up over new rules that went into effect for microbreweries statewide July 1. Corinne Grant, who owns Lions Roar Brewing Company, said that like brewers across the state she and ...

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FANWOOD, NJ — A perfect summer day greeted thousands of revelers attending the annual FanJam live music and food truck festival in Fanwood’s LaGrande Park on Sunday, July 10, 2022. Featured bands provided music for all generations: Elvis impersonator Jim Barone channeled The King, rock cover ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sitting underneath a canopy in Mindowaskin Park Saturday, the 9-year-old from Westfield explained that she mixed blue, pink and white paints to create pastel colors. Then she took the cap from her used plastic water bottle and lightly dipped its edges in the paint before pressing ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sitting underneath a canopy in Mindowaskin Park Saturday, the 9-year-old from Westfield explained that she mixed blue, pink and white paints to create pastel colors. Then she took the cap from her used plastic water bottle and lightly dipped its edges in the paint before pressing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of Commissioners is pleased to invite children age 12 and under, accompanied by an adult, to attend the “Special Needs Night at Wheeler Spray Park” series. The series takes place every Wednesday evening during July and August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sitting underneath a canopy in Mindowaskin Park Saturday, the 9-year-old from Westfield explained that she mixed blue, pink and white paints to create pastel colors. Then she took the cap from her used plastic water bottle and lightly dipped its edges in the paint before pressing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state Superior Court decision upholding a stay on construction of a county government complex is prompting the project’s redevelopment entity to consider a fresh start on the project, which has been planned since 2020 and would cost more than $120 million. The county plans ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state Superior Court decision upholding a stay on construction of a county government complex is prompting the project’s redevelopment entity to consider a fresh start on the project, which has been planned since 2020 and would cost more than $120 million. The county plans ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state Superior Court decision upholding a stay on construction of a county government complex is prompting the project’s redevelopment entity to consider a fresh start on the project, which has been planned since 2020 and would cost more than $120 million. The county plans ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – The 7th Annual Roselle House Music Festival was the place to be on Saturday and the thousands of people who attended would agree. House music fans set up tents and chairs and spent the day eating, dancing and listening to music provided by an impressive list of DJs. Party goers lined ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sitting underneath a canopy in Mindowaskin Park Saturday, the 9-year-old from Westfield explained that she mixed blue, pink and white paints to create pastel colors. Then she took the cap from her used plastic water bottle and lightly dipped its edges in the paint before pressing ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Sitting underneath a canopy in Mindowaskin Park Saturday, the 9-year-old from Westfield explained that she mixed blue, pink and white paints to create pastel colors. Then she took the cap from her used plastic water bottle and lightly dipped its edges in the paint before pressing ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to the second edition of the Union County Car, Truck, and Bike Show saluting the County’s first responders and front-line heroes. The event will take place on Saturday, July 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Park ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A 22-year-old Westfield man previously charged with drunken driving after twice crashing his car, which flipped over and hit a house, now also faces three counts of assault by auto in connection to the June 25 crash that injured three other people, police announced ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state Superior Court decision upholding a stay on construction of a county government complex is prompting the project’s redevelopment entity to consider a fresh start on the project, which has been planned since 2020 and would cost more than $120 million. The county plans ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood’s fifth annual Fan Jam, presented by Dentalcare Associates on Sunday, July 10, will welcome attendees to a fun event with live music, 18 food trucks and an antique car show at LaGrande Park Pavilion. “It's all about the music,” said Aimee Nuzzo, the event director for Fan ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Public School District has agreed to pay $250,000 to the parents of a Westfield High School student as settlement in a lawsuit that claims that the district allowed bullying that led to the sophomore’s death by suicide in 2018, records show. In their 2020 lawsuit ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Citing an increase in property related fraud in New Jersey and around the country, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County property owners that the Property Fraud Alert Notification system enables property owners to respond quickly to unauthorized, potentially ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood’s fifth annual Fan Jam, presented by Dentalcare Associates on Sunday, July 10, will welcome attendees to a fun event with live music, 18 food trucks and an antique car show at LaGrande Park Pavilion. “It's all about the music,” said Aimee Nuzzo, the event director for Fan ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood’s fifth annual Fan Jam, presented by Dentalcare Associates on Sunday, July 10, will welcome attendees to a fun event with live music, 18 food trucks and an antique car show at LaGrande Park Pavilion. “It's all about the music,” said Aimee Nuzzo, the event director for Fan ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – A Union man, charged in the shooting the death of his girlfriend last year, pled guilty and is facing a 30-year prison sentence. Jamar Webber, 21 of Union, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Malikah Taylor of Newark, before ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — A state Superior Court decision upholding a stay on construction of a county government complex is prompting the project’s redevelopment entity to consider a fresh start on the project, which has been planned since 2020 and would cost more than $120 million. The county plans ...

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