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Free Concert at Hanson Park: Ocean Country Band

May 12, 2016

CRANFORD, NJ - On Sunday, May 22 from 2-4 PM, the Hanson Park Conservancy welcomes the Ocean Country Band to Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave., Cranford.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets,

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Business & Finance

Turn Your Passion into Profit

May 18, 2016

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Registration is still open for the fourth annual Union County Women Mean Business Seminar, a half-day of workshops designed to help women business owners and managers succeed in ...

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Elections

Union County Clerk Offers Extra Opening for Vote-By-Mail

May 27, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ – For Residents needing a Vote-By-Mail ballot, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has scheduled a special opening in the main office in Elizabeth on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to ...

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Government

Union County Recognizes Municipal Clerks Week

May 20, 2016

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi welcomes members of the Union County Municipal Clerks Association at the County Clerk’s annual appreciation luncheon in honor of Municipal Clerks Week. This ...

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Home & Garden

Bear Sighting in Green Brook Park Area

May 23, 2016

PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Plainfield Police Department issued an advisory this morning of a bear sighting in Green Brook Park in Plainfield. Please do not approach and contact the local authorities ...

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Health & Wellness

JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools of Nursing Accepts Presidency at New Jersey League of Nursing

May 10, 2016

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Donna L. Murray, MSN, RN, APN, WHNP-BC, Assistant Director of Admissions & Recruitment at the JFK Muhlenberg School of Nursing, has been elected as President at the New ...

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Green

Birders Spot 83 Different Species in Union County’s Lenape Park

May 17, 2016

The Friends of Lenape Park “Nighthawks” birding team surveyed their namesake park on Saturday, May 14 as part of the 33rd Annual New Jersey Audubon World Series of Birding. The event was ...

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Law & Justice

Former Plainfield Priest Indicted for Sexual Assault of Minor

May 26, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ - A priest formerly with a church in Plainfield has been indicted on sexual assault charges. Manuel Gallo Espinoza, 52, who was affiliated with St. Mary's R.C. Church on West ...

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Sports

Baseball: Plainfield Downed by Warren, 12-2

May 23, 2016

WARREN, NJ - Brian Reiss pitched four innings, allowing no runs, no hits and walking none while striking out three to lead Watchung Hills over Plainfield, 12-2, in the first round of ...

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Upcoming Events

Wed, June 1, 10:00 AM

The Elizabeth Public Library-Computer Lab, 3rd fl., Elizabeth

Foundation Directory Online Workshop

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Elizabeth Public Library, Elizabeth

Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and The NRA: a ...

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Fri, June 3, 8:00 PM

Watchung Arts Center, Watchung

Rio Clemente in concert

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Letters to the Editor

Curbside Collection of Recyclables Serves the Greatest Number of Fanwood Residents

May 18, 2016

The Fanwood Council spent several months looking closely at our recycling program, necessitated by the prospect of increasing taxpayer costs of maintaining our 29-year-old recycling center. The ...

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Your Family Matters

TIP: Leaders Give Credit to Others

Do you want your kids to be able to make friends, influence people and be seen as a leader?  One of the qualities of a respected friend, influencer and leader is the ability to give others ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

That’s the Way the Ball Bounces

“Do you know if there are any rehabs for dogs?” I asked my husband. “And you’re asking me this because…” “I think Monty has a tennis ball ...

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Beth's Book Review

The One and Only by Emily Giffin

The One and Only by Emily Giffin (Penguin-Random House, 2014) Shea Rigsby is obsessed with football, like many Texans. Her team of choice is Walker University, located right in her home town in ...

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Liz on Theatre

‘A Song at Twilight’ Shimmers on Shakespeare Theatre Stage

MADISON, NJ – There’s never been anyone quite like Noel Coward for wit and wisdom in equal measure, as so beautifully rendered in the opening production of The ShakespeareTheatre’s ...

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Guest Column

FAA Reauthorization Legislation: Providing 21st Century Air Traffic Control

May 5, 2016

Congress is currently considering FAA reauthorization legislation that contains long overdue upgrades to the nation’s Air Traffic Control (ATC) system.  Congressman Frank LoBiondo of New ...

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