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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Concert and a Gala will mark New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 20th anniversary

NEW PROVIDENCE - The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, headquartered in New Providence, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a concert and gala at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahwa.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, New Providence, NJ, Symphony, Arts, Alexander Borodin, Opera, Maplewood, NJ

5 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

4 men charged in scrap metal heist, police pursuit

Four men face numerous charges stemming from an armed robbery that led to a police pursuit in which the defendants allegedly exchanged gunfire with officers.

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Related Topix: Irvington, NJ, Newark, NJ

7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Trailside Nature and Science Center hosts Wild Earth Fest on April 27

The Grand Falloons will perform at Trailside Nature and Science CenteraA A s annual Wild Earth Fest on April 27. "Get Your Green On" at Trailside Nature and Science Center's annual Wild Earth Fest event on Sunday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will enjoy the antics of The Grand Falloons Earth Science Circus at 1 and 3 p.m. in the ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Patch.com

Theft, Police Chase, And Shoot Out Ends With Four Arrests In Union County

Four men lead Elizabeth police on a chase Friday afternoon after they tied up employees at Bayway Scrap Metal and stole $250,000 worth of car parts, according to nj.com .

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Related Topix: Elizabeth, NJ

13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Holt, Mirabella at Fanwood Earth Day/Community Cleanup

The Borough of Fanwood hosts its 25th consecutive Earth Day Community Cleanup on Saturday, April 26, with a day of free fun and green activities for all members of the family.

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Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ, US Politics, Rush Holt, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Freehold, NJ, Life, Food, Deli Food

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Westfield, Summit school districts take steps to alert parents, students to dangers of sexting

A recent incident in which Little Falls Police arrested two 16-year-olds and charged them with distributing child pornography using their mobile phones, has police advising parents to monitor their child's use of mobile phones and letting them know that sexting is a crime.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cell Phones, Electronics, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

The Jersey Journal

'Project Learning Tree' teacher-training workshop set for May 1

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present "Project Learning Tree" - a teacher-training workshop for adults ages 18 and older - at Trailside Nature and Science Center on Thursday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Project Learning Tree is an award-winning broad-based environmental education program that provides teachers with the tools to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ

Patch.com

Some Union County School Districts Aim To Educate Parents On New Technology Trends

Every new social app on your child's smartphone brings with it new opportunities to connect with friends, as well as foes, outside of the classroom - and don't forget the new lingo.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Westfield, NJ, Summit, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Union County must find new solar energy company; original firm unable to make payments

File photo of solar panels at Jersey Gardens mall in Elizabeth. Union County Improvement Authority officials must seek a new company to manage solar panels systems that were installed on public buildings, such as schools and libraries.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Elizabeth, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Things to do in Union County for Friday, April 18

Take a look at some of the best in photographs sent to the Suburban News during the week of April 21-25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Berkeley Heights VFW Post 6259 Takes Fire Code Violation To Union...

Berkeley Heights VFW Post 6259 Commander Walter Gloss filed a letter of appeal to the Union County Construction Board of Appeals for a Fire Code Violation classifying VFW Post 6259 located at 15 Locust Avenue as a "Group A-2 Nightclub" which requires the installation of an automatic fire alarm system.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Union Club NANBPWC, Inc. announce community awards

The Union County Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc. will highlight Union County residents to receive community service awards.

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Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Courier News

Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce names winners at Mayors Dinner

Nonpartisanship was the rule as the mayors, government officials and economic development leaders of Union County were honored at the 25th Annual Mayors Dinner of the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce held Thursday, April 10, at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel.

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Related Topix: Roselle Park, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Cranford, NJ

The Alternative Press

Citing Concerns from Westfield, Cranford Residents, Union County...

Union County College has postponed its plans to construct a field for its soccer, lacrosse and track teams at its Cranford campus in light of community concerns, according to a letter from UCC President Margaret M. McMenamin to Christopher Hudak, Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Westfield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

'Alcohol, Drugs, the Law and Your Teen' program at Cranford Community Center

CRANFORD - A special program for parents, "Alcohol, Drugs, the Law and Your Teen: What Every Parent Should Know," will be presented on Thursday, April 24, from 7-9 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave. The event is sponsored by The Joint Action Committee on Underage Substance Abuse, and is being organized by the Cranford Police ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Roselle, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Westfield Community Players to hold auditions for 'To Kill A Mockingbird' in May

Fearless Productions, LLC. announces auditions for "To Kill A Mockingbird," the Pulitzer Prize Award-winning drama by Harper Lee and dramatized by Christopher Sergal.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Harper Lee, Rahway, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Clark, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Cliff Eberhardt to perform at The Loft at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway

One of the central figures of the acoustic music revival that began in the 80s, Cliff Eberhardt will perform at The Loft at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on Saturday, May 3, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at ucpac.org .

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Related Topix: Rahway, NJ

New Jersey State Police

Troopers Shut Down Drug Production Facility In Elizabeth

On Thursday, February 20, members of the New Jersey State Police Weapons Trafficking Unit, T.E.A.M.S. Unit, K-9 Unit, Strategic Investigations Unit, and Metro North Unit executed a search warrant at 25 Butler Street, 1st Floor.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Elizabeth, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Things to do in Union County on Thursday, April 17

Take a look at some of the best in photographs sent to the Suburban News during the week of April 14-18, 2014.

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The Jersey Journal

20-year-old Plainfield man accused of impregnating 16-year-old girl

Jonathan Carmilema, 20, of Plainfield, has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl last year in North Plainfield, court documents state.

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Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ, North Plainfield, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

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