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MVA Knocks Out Hamilton Boulevard Traffic Signal

July 24, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A motor vehicle knocked down the traffic light at the corner of Hamilton Boulevard and Belmont Avenue earlier today slowing traffic for the evening commute. The Borough of South Plainfield issued a Nixle Alert at 3:42pm warning residents of the downed utility signal.

Emergency crews were on scene at 6:45pm preparing to repair the downed signal. The traffic signal ...

Three Teens Charged in Thursday's Home Invasion-Robbery on Farley Ave. in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ -- Three teenagers have been charged Monday in connection with home invasion robbery on Farley Avenue on Thursday evening, according to Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo. 

The suspects are Autumn Mitchell, 19, of Piscataway; Rajuhn Muhammad, 19, of Plainfield; and a juvenile resident of Plainfield. Mitchell has been charged with first-degree ...

Shane McCoid Becomes Newest Member of South Plainfield Police Department

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Shane McCoid, a 2012 South Plainfield High School graduate, joined the ranks of South Plainfield’s finest as McCoid was sworn in by Mayor Anesh in front of family, friends and future colleagues.

McCoid, a lifelong resident, has been a volunteer of the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department since 2008. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. after ...

Man Injured in Industrial Accident in South Plainfield Steel Yard

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A man was severely injured in an industrial accident on New Market Avenue earlier today. According to officials, rescue units were dispatched to the 1600 block of New Market Avenue on a report of a man pinned by a steel beam. Upon arriving at the scene South Plainfield Fire Units found a male worker heavily entrapped under a steel beam weighing approximately 25,000 ...

Case Against Former South Plainfield High School Teacher Angeline to Go to Trial This Fall

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The New Jersey State Board of Examiners officially suspended the teaching license of former South Plainfield High School English teacher John Q. Angeline at the a meeting held last month.

Angeline, who was arrested and charged on March 2, 2015 for sexually assaulting a boy for nearly three years, was indicted on Sept. 1, 2015 for aggravated criminal sexual ...

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