News from Nearby

April 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Councilman Robert Robinson touted the importance of personal relationships with Union County representatives at the Monday, April 9 council meeting. Union County Freeholders Angel Estrada and Bette Jane Kowalski attended the Street Smart campaign kick-off event prior to the ...

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UNION, NJ – Over 500 students, parents, public officials, and activists marched and gathered in Union Saturday morning for the Union County ‘March for Our Lives’ event.  The student-led march, which called on the U.S. government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed in ...

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UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union. Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Police Department sent a letter to parents and guardians of students at Allen W. Roberts Elementary School after a non-specific bomb threat was reported on Monday afternoon. It's the second threat  reported at a New Providence school in March. The first ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Attorney Mark S. Kuehn was on his way to work last Thursday when he heard the sirens from the fire trucks and pulled over. Kuehn started snapping photos with his phone and got some excellent shots of Chatham's finest in action, as firefighters put out the second-floor apartment ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Phil Crosson Jr., who has been a member of the Chatham Borough Police Department since 1992, retired from his position as the police chief on Feb. 1. "It came on pretty quickly," Crosson said when reached by phone on Sunday. "I was on vacation for six weeks and I bought a business.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - There’s no business like show business for 13-year-old Sydney Chan, a New Providence Middle School student, who landed a role in the National Touring Company of The King and I. This is her third tour with a Broadway production; Chan toured in 2015 and 2016 with A Christmas ...

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  BERNARDS TWP., - Children of all ages gathered together at the auditorium of Oak Street Elementary School on January 21st to take part in their first ever Hindi poetry contest orchestrated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, founder of the Basking Ridge Hindi School, and several volunteers. Mayor John ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Furious residents and business owners filled the municipal chambers on Wednesday evening as the Cranford Planning Board heard a presentation from Harbor Consultants regarding the redevelopment of a portion of North Avenue East. The redevelopment evaluation spans from Bar Americana ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – A 68-year-old women was killed in a fire at a Kenilworth home on Monday night, Detective Sergeant Jim Grady of the Kenilworth Police Department said. The name of the victim is being held pending an autopsy, he said. The fire was reported in a two-level home in the 200 block ...

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SOMERSET HILLS NJ - When adult residents at the Matheny School and Hospital in Peapack, NJ wanted to give back to the community that gives so much to them, they met with Nicole Araujo and Deanna Willard of their Adult Services Program to brainstorm ideas. “As a specialized hospital for children ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - - The first snowfall of the season will be arriving on Saturday morning according to the National Weather Service(NWS) in New York.  A “Winter Weather Advisory” is in effect from 6 a.m. Saturday morning until 6 a.m. on Sunday. According to the NWS advisory, Union ...

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UNION, NJ - A freight train derailed in Union at about 2:15 p.m. this afternoon. Preliminary details indicate that the train derailed past the Union Train Station.  According to Township of Union Business Administrator, the freight train contained 141 cars.  Eight were involved in the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Debbie-Ann Anderson, the former Executive Director of HomeFirst Interfaith Housing Services in Plainfield and a former Executive Vice President of the United Way of Greater Union County, has been appointed Human Services Director effective today, Oct. 30, County Manager Alfred J.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has declared a flash flood warning for the area late Sunday afternoon until 6:15 p.m. due to heavy rains. A flash flood watch will continue until 6 a.m. Monday. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week. According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man ...

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UNION, NJ – Union County Sheriff officers and County Police are investigating the discovery of a body in Ursino Park. According to police authorities, a dog walker contacted police Tuesday evening upon the discovery of a male body in the park. A county park, Ursino Park borders Union, Elizabeth ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Day of Remembrance to honor prisoners of war and those missing in action will be held Friday, September 15, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony is being held at the plaza in front of the Union County Courthouse. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and ...

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BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium ...

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