Union County News

July 27, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ — A little more than three months since being arrested on charges of lewdness, public defecation and littering, Kenilworth Superintendent Dr. Thomas Tramaglini has tendered, and the Kenilworth Board of Education has accepted, his resignation, effective Sept. 30, 2018.  In a story ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Union County until 2:30 p.m. and a flash flood warning until 5 p.m. “Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding,” the service warned. “Do not drive your vehicle ...

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  ELIZABETH, NJ---Mountainside resident and Union County Manager Alfred J. Faella, the County’s top-appointed executive responsible for the day-to-day operations of a government that provides services to more than half a million residents, has announced his retirement effective March ...

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UNION, NJ – No hazardous material was involved in the freight train derailment Friday afternoon in Union. “There’s severe damage to the tracks,” said Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio at a press conference Friday evening.  “There’s multiple piles of cars at different locations up and down the span of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ  The Summit Park Line Foundation will host a 'First Steps' walking tour on December 9, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the entrance to the Park Line in the parking lot across from Salerno Duane on Broad Street. Members of the community are invited to explore the phase one Park Line trail ...

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UNION, NJ – The deadly crash of a shoplifting suspect began at about 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon when police were summoned to the Target/Whole Foods stores on Vauxhall Road to assist with a shoplifter resisting arrest. According to Union police, officers attempted to arrest the suspect, who was ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Houdaille Quarry, often called the “Grand Canyon of Union County”, and normally closed to the public, will be open on Sunday, November 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3 p.m. for Fall Foliage walks sponsored by the Springfield Environmental Commission. This is a rare chance to get to ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ – Mountainside received one grant for $50,000 when the Union County Freeholders presented the 2017 grants for the Kids Recreation Trust, Greening and Preserve Union County.  The total amount awarded was $1,400,301.75.  Kids Recreation Trust Grant Awards totaled $1.0 million.  The 2017 ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, Roselle Park will be hosting their 3rd annual “RP Loves Arts Festival. This event is all arts, all day, and all free! The fun takes place this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the downtown area on Chestnut ...

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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 - Take a stroll on Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth and you will come upon an unusual, lush little farm brimming with tomatoes, peppers and eggplants. The garden, with its perfectly arranged beds, is thriving just feet away from the busy four-lane street. The garden is one of 18 that ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - About 20 people Thursday raised concerns about the financing for the Roselle Mind and Body Complex during the public comments portion of the Union County Freeholders’ meeting. The project includes a new school, community center, library and more in the borough. The opportunity ...

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