ELIZABETH, NJ - Officials for Elizabeth Public Schools have announced that all public schools will be closed for Thursday, March 8 as crews continue to plow roads and remove downed trees and power-lines.
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By TAPINTO ELIZABETH STAFFMarch 15, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 6,000 Elizabeth H.S. students took part in the national walk-out on Wednesday afternoon, raising their voices and concerns about gun violence to federal, state, county and local officials at town halls held at each of Elizabeth’s schools.
The district arranged and coordinated the town halls to give students direct contact with the officials who make gun laws ...
By TAPINTO ELIZABETH STAFFMarch 14, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will honor a wide variety of professionals and organizations at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, to be held April 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the agency's headquarters at 80 West Grand Street in Elizabeth.
Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit that provides support programs and services to ...
By TAPINTO ELIZABETH STAFFMarch 13, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ - Two men have admitted to playing a role in a gang-related shooting that took the life of a teenager in Elizabeth a little more than three years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Monday.
Felix Rivera, 19, and 22-year-old Juan Barraza each pleaded guilty before state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch to a charge of first-degree aggravated ...
By AEISHA N. HAYWARDMarch 13, 2018
LINDEN, NJ - A Linden resident has been indicted for the fatal daylight shooting of a 27-year-old Linden man late last year, prosecutors announced Monday.
According to the Union County Prosecutor's Office, Shansey Abernathy was charged with first-degree murder and two related second-degree weapons offenses in connection with the death of Alphonso Pearson.
The Union County ...
By KATHY LLOYDMarch 12, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ - While many communities are still cleaning up from the last two storms, another nor-easter is on its way making it the third storm to hit the area in 10 days.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from midnight tonight until noon on Tuesday. Snow is expected to accumulate around 2 to 4 inches.
According to ABC News AccuWeather, the storm will ...
By TAPINTO ELIZABETH STAFFMarch 12, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ - A former teacher at an Elizabeth middle school has been charged with separately sexually assaulting two of his students numerous times over the course of a decade, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.
A Union County grand jury returned a 14-count indictment against Robert Goodlin, 75, and charged him with two counts of first-degree aggravated ...
By KATHY LLOYDMarch 12, 2018
ELIZABETH, NJ - Firefighters were called out to an early morning fire that started at approximately 2:54 a.m. on the 100 Block of Burnett Street.
The fire ripped through the 2.5 story frame home causing roads in the area to be closed to all traffic. According to authorities, there were no reported injuries.
The area around the home was still closed to traffic throughout most of the ...