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Elizabeth becomes newest excursion destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines passengers disembarking from Cape Liberty Cruise Port.

November 22, 2017

ELIZABETH,NJ--This October 2017 marked a milestone in New Jersey State tourism history. Expanding for the first time ever in its history of tourism for the state, a major cruise line now has excursion opportunities for passengers to discover one of New Jersey’s oldest and most historic cities, Elizabeth.

“The Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization has aggressively pursued ...

Elizabeth Historic Sites Commemorated with National Parks Stamp Series

ELIZABETH, NJ – National Parks lovers may be very happy with the news that Union County’s historic sites are about to unveil nearly 30 unique “Passport To Your National Parks” cancellation stamps at the upcoming Union County Four Centuries in a Weekend event.

The Four Centuries in a Weekend event allows visitors to explore and experience the rich history that has been ...

Savor the Fall with a New Jersey Winery Tour

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Cancel the trip to Tuscany. New Jersey is receiving a great deal of acclaim for their vineyards with award-winning wines being produced every day.  Americans are enjoying fine wine like never before and the Garden State has become a destination for winery tours and tastings.  Many wineries also offer delightful dining on their scenic ...

Two Elizabeth Men Sentenced to 27 Years in Robbery Turned Murder Case

September 12, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ--Two men that were charged in an attempted robbery nearly three years ago in Elizabeth that resulted in the death of a Brooklyn man have been sentenced to 27 years in prison each, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.

Ali Garner, 31 and Keon Lewis, 32, both of Elizabeth, will not have the possibility of parole until they serve at least 85 percent of their ...

Elizabeth Firefighters to Host 9/11 Promise Runners

ELIZABETH, NJ-Elizabeth Firefighters will be hosting 27 runners from across the country. They will be completing their last day of the 9/11 Promise Run, created to “honor the lives lost; the emergency personnel who responded with the greatest of courage; the folks today that continue to fight for this country’s safety and freedom, here and abroad; and the children and families who ...

Honoring and Remembrance-9/11 Event in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH-Tomorrow will mark the sixteenth anniversary of the attacks. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon just outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.

Six Elizabeth residents were lost that day, Arcelia Castillo, Carlos Da Costa, Colleen Fraser, Margaret Lewis, ...

Elizabeth Welcomes New Elementary School

ELIZABETH, NJ – Delivering educational facilities in New Jersey, the New Jersey Schools Development Authority has announced five new or renovated schools this year. These renovated or new buildings will provide more than 3,100 additional seats for students across the state.

The new Halloran PS 22 Elementary School is a four-story building designed to educate about 890 students and ...

Murder Suspect Identified More Than Two Decades After His Own Death

ELIZABETH, NJ — A murder case more than two decades old has now been closed as police discovered the prime suspect in the crime died when he was struck by a vehicle the same week that the murder occurred in 1993. The man killed in the accident had no identification on him and police tried to ascertain his identity but could not.

The suspect, Wilmane Nicolas, was recently identified ...

Day of Remembrance Ceremony-Honoring Our POW/MIAs

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 visitors to gather with veterans and their families to join in the POW/MIA Remembrance ...

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