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Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Plainfield Man Indicted For June Murder
A local man has been indicted on charges he fatally stabbed a Plainfield resident earlier this year, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.
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Plainfield anti-violence rally to 'address ills within our community,' civil rights organizer says
A civil-rights organization plans to rally Saturday afternoon against the violence that has plagued this Union County city more than most other municipalities in Central Jersey.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Street Light Mission Will Host a Christmas Celebration for the...
For most of us this Christmas season will create many wonderful memories joyous times together with loved ones, delicious home cooked meals, and gifts of warmth and love.
Plainfield man loses appeal of attempted murder conviction
A city man has lost the appeal of his conviction on a number of charges, including attempted murder, aggravated assault and robbery.
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Former Plainfield Police Sgt. Convicted Of Criminal Sexual Contact & Official Misconduct
A former Plainfield police sergeant has been convicted of charges he falsely accused a city woman of crimes two years ago, then threatened her with jail time in order to coerce her into performing a sexual act, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.
Former Plainfield police sergeant convicted of coercing woman into sex act
NEW BRUNSWICK - A former Plainfield police sergeant has been convicted of fabricating criminal charges against a woman and threatening her with jail to force her into a sexual act, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said today.
Plainfield should unite behind Muhlenberg plans
Over the past decade, too few citizen leaders have stepped up to help move Plainfield forward, and those who have dared to share their opinions are often criticized by the very people who have claimed to know what is best for the city.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
South Plainfield recycling program holiday schedule
The South Plainfield Recycling Complex on Kenneth Avenue will be open abbreviated hours on Tuesday, Dec. 24. The recycling center and the yard waste site will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. instead of the usual 12-7 p.m. Tuesday schedule.
North Plainfield man charged in sexual assault of 14-year-old girl
Jean M. Tavara-Villafuert, 19, of North Plainfield, has been charged with sexually assaulting and endangering a 14-year-old girl, court documents state.
Washington Rock Pop Warner cheerleaders hope Friday the 13th is their lucky day
Friday the 13th has always been lucky for Chris Goodell. Now she's hoping some of that good fortune will rub off on the Washington Rock Raiders, a Pop Warner cheerleader's team comprised of 11 girls and one boy from Green Brook, North Plainfield and Dunellen.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Christmas @ the Movies-Regal Hadley Cinema-Oasis Church
Looking for a 2013 Christmas Eve Church Service and a NJ Christmas Holiday Fun activity for the kids? What better place then spending part of Christmas Eve at the Movies! Oasis-Church-NJ.com is hosting its first ever Christmas Eve church service in its second location at the Regal Hadley Cinema at 1000 Corporate Ct in South Plainfield on Christmas ... (more)
Exhibit Sparks Students to Learn About World War II Atrocities
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ SPHS senior Brooke Penik will be the first to admit she's not great with history tests and knowing lots of dates, facts, and figures.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The News Journal
Police say driver arrested cocaine found in trunk of car
A 23-year-old New Jersey man who state police said failed to properly signal a lane change north of Odessa faces charges of transporting cocaine.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
On the move
The crowd of 30 people or so stood around, talking, signing cards and catching up on the latest news.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Students recognized in exhibit at Center of Contemporary Art
The ceramics program at The Center for Contemporary Art has been growing rapidly since the purchase of the first kiln two years ago.
The Jersey Journal
Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence and community members collect $27,000 for the needy
Pictured here, is Cheryl Bock, chairperson of the Fall Food Drive for the past thirteen years, and her daughter, Jessica, a senior at the University of Delaware, who has returned to New Providence each of the past four years, to assist her mother.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Alternative Press
Fanwood Police Blotter
Between 11/19/2013 @ 9 p.m. & 11/20/2013 @ 7 a.m. a resident in the 40 block of Elm Ave. reported illegal dumping on the On 11/22/2013 @ 5:40 p.m. a resident in the 200 block of Coriell Ave. reported criminal mischief to their house.