Union County News Top Stories

July 4, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department is once again at the forefront of internal training methods for its officers. Rahway is the first department in Union County to open dedicated space for a matted training room within its headquarters. The department recently began implementing the new ...

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UNION, NJ -- Historian Al Frazza‘s award-winning website RevolutionaryWarNewJersey.com is the most comprehensive field guide to NJ’s Revolutionary War historic sites ever compiled. It features photographs and information for 650 Revolutionary War historic sites across all 21 New Jersey counties, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — It hadn’t been on his must-see list, but he saw a deer give birth anyway. It happened right in his backyard last week, Tremont Avenue resident Mitch Slater told TAPinto Westfield. “It certainly wasn’t on my bucket list to watch a deer give birth, but I did, and it was ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains Mayor Josh Losardo and Township Manager Al Mirabella joined members of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary and Union County Officials for the 245th Anniversary Observance of the Battle of (The) Short Hills and the presentation of a historic $337K check from the NJ ...

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CLARK, NJ – A raccoon tested positive for rabies in Clark according to the Township’s Health Department.  In a message sent to residents on Thursday, officials confirmed that the rabid animal came in contact with a dog on Meadow Road.  The Health Department reminded owners that they must have ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Ducklings trapped in the spillway for the Mindowaskin Park pond found their way back to their mother with some help from the fire department Tuesday evening, according to the chief. Firefighters dispatched to the park found multiple ducklings trapped in the lower part of the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department is once again at the forefront of internal training methods for its officers. Rahway is the first department in Union County to open dedicated space for a matted training room within its headquarters. The department recently began implementing the new ...

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UNION, NJ - Union police and firefighters are on the scene of a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Morris Avenue and Caldwell Avenue Saturday afternoon.  Morris Avenue, both east and west, is closed in the area. Details of the accident are not yet available, but it appears at ...

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CLARK, NJ — The Clark Target store was the scene of a shoplifting haul worth more than $50K this week, according to police. In a release to the public on Friday, the Clark PD said two suspects, a male and female, stayed in the store’s restrooms until after closing on Tuesday night before ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Wondering where to find the most red, white and blue this weekend?  Here are some local and nearby places to catch music, fireworks and history this Independence Day weekend. Hear Patriotic Readings Kick off July 4 with the Westfield Historical Society when they broadcast ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Clark Target store was the scene of a shoplifting haul worth more than $50K this week according to police. In a release to the public on Friday, the Clark PD said two suspects, a male and female, stayed in the store’s restrooms until after closing on Tuesday night before emerging ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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UNION, NJ – A "Pro-Test" march on Morris Avenue is set for Sunday afternoon in support of women's rights and the pro-choice movement. “After learning about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, I knew that this issue was going to have a massive impact on my future, since this opens the gate to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Police Department is once again at the forefront of internal training methods for its officers. Rahway is the first department in Union County to open dedicated space for a matted training room within its headquarters. The department recently began implementing the new ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has authorized $95,000 to resolve claims that a prisoner at the county’s since closed jail was kept from exercising his faith and harassed because of his Muslim religion. Last week, the commissioners approved the settlement on the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Borough of Roselle's Department of Recreation has announced that the Splash Park at Pine Street Park is now open. The hours of operation are from 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. daily. The splash park is fenced in, which makes it a great place for little kids to enjoy a hot summer day. The ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Residents seeking information about services for seniors and their caregivers can come to Union County’s Aging Services Kiosk events and meet in person with professional staff for guidance on senior programs and resources, including help with filling out applications and ...

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