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South Plainfield Fire Department Extinguishes Two Alarm Fire at Traditions

September 19, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield fire units quickly extinguished a two alarm fire in Traditions townhouse complex this evening. The fire started in the kitchen of a third story townhouse located on English Court. Fire units quickly responded and brought the fire under control.

“No one was hurt in the fire,” said South Plainfield Mayor Matthew P. Anesh. “The fire ...

All About the New NJ State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, new legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines now mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs must ...

Labor Day Surprise for Former Fireman Mitchell

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield resident and former Plainfield fireman had a surprise visit after the fireworks display on Labor Day.  Allan Mitchell who was on the Plainfield Fire Department over 30 years had a surprise visit by the South Plainfield Fire Department to thank him for his service.

“Allan was a great mentor,” said Fire Chief Tom (Bubba) Scalera. “He ...

Teen’s Family Devastated by Hit and Run; Fund Launched for Medical Expenses

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Tiffany Pham, a South Plainfield teen remains in serious condition from injuries she suffered in a hit and run crash.  Family and friends have set up a Go Fund Me page to help tackle mounting medical expenses.

Piscataway police said they are still looking for the driver who struck Tiffany when she was crossing the street at New Brunswick Ave. and Cedarwood Drive ...

Plainfield Shooting Defendant Indicted on Murder, Attempted Murder Charges in Berrios Killing

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a four-count indictment against the person charged in connection with the shooting death of former South Plainfield High School student Manuel Berrios, one of two victims shot in the incident in Plainfield last December, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

Isaiah Mayo-Givens, 23, has been charged ...

Teen Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash; Piscataway Police Seek Help in Search for Suspect

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway police ask for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and driver who struck and seriously injured a 15-year-old girl Monday night, then left the scene. 

The pedestrian was hit at about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of New Brunswick Ave. and Cedarwood Drive, police said in a news release. “The driver subsequently fled the scene ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

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