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Plainfield, New Jersey is located in Union County. Zip codes in Plainfield, NJ include 07063, 07062, and 07060. The median home price in Plainfield is $175,000 which is roughly $121/per square foot. More Plainfield information.

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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Three arrests on shoplifting charges reported in Watchung

Kleydy Alvarez, 24, of Plainfield was arrested at 11:45 a.m. on July 26, at Sears for allegedly shoplifting women's clothing worth $156.

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7 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

South Plainfield Mayor, Councilman Found Guilty of Breaking Campaign Finance Laws

Mayor Matt Anesh and Councilman Robert Bengivenga have been hit with a $5,000 fine from state election officials for breaking campaign finance laws.

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12 hrs ago | NJ.com

Jersey Shore fishing: Snappers in surf -- for better or worse

Snapper blues have invaded the surf, which is good news for those planning to use them as bait for large fluke -- or bad news for those trying to fish soft baits.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Courier News

$2.6 million addition coming to South Plainfield library$2.6 million...

The addition will double the size of the existing library. The groundbreaking for the new $2.6 million, 6,300-square-foot addition to the South Plainfield Public Library Wednesday evening seemed more like a celebration.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Plainfield Man Indicted for Setting Fire Forcing 14 Year Old Girl To Jump From Second Story Window

SOMERVILLE, NJ Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano announced today that the Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted Plainfield resident Alexis Brito, age 22, for a June arson in North Plainfield that forced a 14 year old girl to jump from a second story window to save her live.

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The Alternative Press

New Providence Council Approves Grant Agreement to Clean Up Passaic River

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Councilman Jim Madden introduced a resolution, later approved, to allow the borough to participate in a state-funded DEP grant of $300,000 to dredge and clean up the Passaic River.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Business Blizzard Hits Downtown for 'Christmas in July'

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ The downtown business district on South Plainfield Avenue and old Hamilton Boulevard saw a flurry of activity when "Christmas in July" showcased South Plainfield businesses on Saturday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Clean Out Your House, Fill up Your Soul

Do you have clothing, toys and small housewares gathering dust in your house? Your de-cluttering can do so much good in our community! Please bring your donations of clothing and accessories , gently used toys, small housewares and Halloween costumes to Jumble Store, 110 Walnut Ave. in Cranford, on Wednesday, July 30th from 4 pm to 8 pm! Your ... (more)

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The Jersey Journal

Home Ownership Fair held in Plainfield

Union County Freeholder Linda Carter visited the Home Ownership Fair in Plainfield at the Washington Community School on Saturday, July 26, to lend support for efforts to engage residents in home ownership.

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The Jersey Journal

Eight face shoplifting charges in Watchung

Maria Eques, 50, of Scotch Plains was arrested at Walmart at 7:07 p.m. on July 19, and charged with shoplifting $49.97 worth of whitening strips.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Children Acquire Valuable Skills at Safety Town

South Plainfield, NJ If you stopped by the PAL during the month of July, you probably noticed young students attending Safety Town in the gymnasium.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Four arrested on warrants in New Providence

Thomas Anderson, 39, of Hoboken was arrested on July 8 on a warrant out of Ocean City after his vehicle was stopped for equipment violations, police said.

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TheAlternativePress.com

South Plainfield Labor day Parade to be a "Winter Wonderland"

The South Plainfield Public Celebrations Committee will present the 57th Labor Day Parade on September 1, 2014.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson's post-election report shows some campaign contributions over...

TRENTON - Newly elected Mayor Eric Jackson collected about $88,000 in the final days leading up to the June 10 election, including some donations that were over the allowed limit, according to a post-election report his campaign filed with the state last week.

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The Jersey Journal

Holy Savior Academy in South Plainfield welcomes new principal

Kiernan succeeds outgoing principal Melinda Hanlon, who left Holy Savior Academy to pursue a position at the high school level.

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Patch.com

Prosecutor: Middlesex County Man Falsely Claimed Himself A Carjack Victim

A Middlesex County man has been arrested and charged with falsely claiming that he had been the victim of a carjacking in Plainfield prior to an accident, ultimately costing his insurance company approximately $60,000 in claims, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Wednesday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

American Legion Chaumont Post #243 Celebrates 80 Years by Donating to Others

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ The South Plainfield American Legion Post #243 Celebrated its 80th year in typical fashion; helping others.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Meet the Leaders Series Will Begin Next Week

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ The Alternative Press of South Plainfield will be featuring a series this summer called "Meet The Leaders".

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The Jersey Journal

Plainfield detectives, FBI agents make attempted-murder arrest after three-week search for...

PLAINFIELD - Detectives and FBI agents ended a three-week search Wednesday when they arrested a 33-year-old city resident for allegedly shooting a man outside a nightclub last month.

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The Jersey Journal

N.J. loan program to keep critical facilities running during blackouts hires 2 leaders

The state has named two people to lead the New Jersey Energy Resilience Bank, which will use federal funds to provide loans and grants to install technology aimed at keeping wastewater treatment plants running during major power outages.

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