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Route 22 Exit/Entrance on Lawrence Ave. in Westfield Closed

November 20, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Lawrence Avenue exit/entrance to Route 22 in Westfield was closed Sunday due to a downed tree.

The road will remain closed until further notice, the Westfield Police Department announced Sunday night via Nixle, and commuters should plan accordingly Monday morning.

Scotch Plains Introduces Three Traffic-Related Ordinances; Will Vote on Dec. 13

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- At a combined conference-business meeting on Monday, Nov. 14, the Scotch Plains township council introduced three traffic-related ordinances that will be voted on at the governing body's final meeting of the year on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

One ordinance will add 10 new Stop signs at the following intersections:




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Man Charged in 2004 Scotch Plains Homicide 

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A Middlesex County man has been arrested and charged in connection with the 2004 fatal shooting of a Plainfield resident in Scotch Plains, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park, Plainfield Police Director Carl Riley, and Scotch Plains Police Chief Ted Conley jointly announced on Thursday. 

David Ghigliotty, 35, of South Plainfield was arrested without incident ...

Driver Seriously Injured in Crash on West Broad Street

WESTFIELD, NJ — The driver of one of two cars involved in a head-on crash on West Broad Street near Lamberts Mill Road has been taken via helicopter to a hospital.

The crash happened around noon Wednesday. No one else was seriously injured, according to police.

Police are still trying to figure out what caused the crash, and how one of the vehicles involved ended up facing backward on ...

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