PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Nixle report has been issued by the Plainfield Police Division noting a Cooling Center is available today, July 20, from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, and through the weekend (weather permitting), at the Plainfield Area YMCA, located at 518 Watchung Avenue, due to the extreme heat. Keep pets inside.
ADVISORY: Cooling Center Availabe at Plainfield YMCA July 20
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By TAPINTO BERKELEY HEIGHTSJuly 19, 2018
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Interstate 78 was closed in both directions following a serious motor vehicle crash on I78 Westbound, near Exit 43, at Diamond Hill Road, according to multiple reports.
Traffic was being detoured while accident investigation is taking place and all lanes were closed.
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By TAPINTO HORSES STAFFJuly 19, 2018
PITTSTOWN, N.J. — Lisa Schmidt, a United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Senior ('S') Dressage Judge has been approved as the newest member of the USDF L Program Faculty, the United States Dressage Federation announced recently.
Schmidt operates out of Dutch Valley Equestrian in Pittstown, N.J.
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By JANE MEGGITTJuly 19, 2018
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By TAPINTO PLAINFIELD STAFFJuly 18, 2018
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By BERNICE PAGLIAJuly 18, 2018
PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield school board candidates need petitions ready to file soon for three three-year seats and one one-year unexpired term.
Petitions must be delivered by 4 p.m. July 30 to the Union County Clerk’s Office, 2 Broad St., Room 113, Elizabeth, NJ. See details at http://www.unioncountyvotes.com/candidate-petition/#school
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By KATHY LLOYDJuly 18, 2018
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By TOM HAYDONJuly 18, 2018
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than this past school year.
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