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Free Public Wi-Fi in Union County Parks and Facilities in Plainfield Area

January 17, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Okay, Plainfield, you already know some of the benefits of getting off the couch and stepping away from that television.  Now there is one more reason to head outside, and strive for those 10K steps per day. 

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the additional park areas that will have free public Wi-Fi, so you can map out your route and post ...

U.S. Rep. Watson Coleman Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, will not be at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, she announced Saturday night.

“I am very concerned with this administration coming in,” Watson Coleman said to around 150 people during a “United Communities” town hall meeting at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route ...

Bill to Allow School Nurses to Administer Naloxone Advances

School nurses would be permitted to administer an opioid antidote to a student or staff member who overdoses under legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman and advanced on Jan. 12 by the Senate Education Committee.

S-2635 would also require high schools, and permit any other schools, to maintain a supply of naloxone hydrochloride. The bill provides immunity ...

WP Police Recover Body in Morris Canal

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - A body was recovered by authorities this morning in a section of a stream located in the Morris Canal. Police closed off the area located behind the American Legion Hall on Mount Pleasant Avenue, where they were investigating the scene. 

According to Detective Lt. John Uzzalino, police received a call at approximately 8:30 a.m. that a body was found in the ...

Night With The NJ Devils Fundraiser To Help Local Teen Battling Rare Disease

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - For 13-year-old Rayne Weiner, lacing up skates and giving ice hockey a try would be a dream. The teen suffers from Behcets-Vasculitis, which is a rare and debilitating disease. There isn't a known cure for Behcets-Vaculitis and treatment involves controlling the symptoms, which include painful oral and genital ulcers as well as other skin lesions. Behcet's can also cause ...

Dr. Barbara Gaba of Union County College Named President of Atlantic Cape Community College

CRANFORD, NJ – Dr. Barbara Gaba, Union County College (UCC) Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the Elizabeth Campus, has been named the next President of Atlantic Cape Community College. 

Since 2002, Dr. Gaba has served as Provost and Associate VP at UCC. She is responsible for the overall operations of the College’s campus in Elizabeth. As ...

Rutgers to Help Map Future of U.S. Transportation

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University now has a say in what transportation—and traffic—will look like in the U.S. of tomorrow.

That’s because the federal Department of Transportation designated the university as a Beyond Traffic Innovation Center, which places Rutgers at the forefront of transportation research and thought leadership, according to an announcement yesterday ...

Revolutionary War Weekend in Trenton & Princeton

TRENTON, NJ - Reenactors from around the country are participating in several events in Trenton and Princeton next weekend, Jan. 7 and 8. The programs breathe life into the historic events that took place here 240 years ago.

On Saturday, reenactors in Trenton’s Old Barracks interpret the daily lives of Continental soldiers and civilians during the Ten Crucial Days Campaign, while ...

NJ State Urges Travelers to Be Careful, Be Safe, Be Sober During New Year’s Eve Celebrations

TRENTON – With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, state officials today cautioned drivers, pedestrians and revelers who are traveling on the holiday to use good judgment if they plan to drink during celebrations.

“We would love to see this be the safest holiday season on record,” said New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. “So we’re advising ...

UPDATED: Homicide Task Force Investigation in Plainfield on East 2nd Street

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There has been no holiday when it comes to the violence in Plainfield’s East end as police investigate another homicide. The shooting took place at the Seafood Rama restaurant at the 1000 block of East 2nd Street between Garfield and Netherwood. TAPinto Plainfield has confirmed that the Homicide Task Force is at the scene and is investigating.

This incident follows ...

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