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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Jack Brooks, on the left, gets a hug from his twin brother, Zachary. Jack was diagnosed with Autism when they were both three.
6 hrs ago | NJ.com
Roselle police said two gunshots were fired in the parking lot of Club Eden on St. George Avenue as people were leaving a rap concert early today.
10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
A state appeals court ruled Bobby Perry failed to receive a fair trial for a 2009 rape charge because a judge wrongly denied a defense attorney's motion to admit evidence.
Twenty years ago this month, a captain in the New Jersey SPCA went after a man who killed a rat and created a national sensation Jersey Roots: Requiem for a Jersey rat Twenty years ago this month, a captain in the New Jersey SPCA went after a man who killed a rat and created a national sensation Check out this story on app.com: ... (more)
All five of Union County's vocational-technical high schools have placed among the top public high schools in the latest nationwide survey.
New Providence High School ranks among the best public schools in New Jersey, and is the top public high school in Union County, according to New Jersey Monthly's Top High Schools 2014 survey.
QUINTON TWP. - State police identified the motorcyclist killed during a collision on Route 49 as Jack Hash, 50, of Linden, Union County.
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Borough Council members discussed several possible changes to an existing and largely unpopular ordinance governing plenary retail liquor consumption licenses.
Just 20 days into his new post as superintendent of schools, Dr. Paul Casarico said he has aspirations of turning the district into "the absolute best that [it] can be."
A Plainfield man is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in state prison after pleading guilty to drug and weapons charges, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.
The Board of Directors of Mystic Vision Players will hold auditions for the musical 'Rent' with book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson.
CRANFORD - On Aug. 27, 2011, water from the Rahway River surged onto Cranford's streets, flooding homes and businesses, causing millions of dollars in damage and forcing some residents to evacuate by boat.
After two separate drunk driving incidents in Union County in three years, a New Jersey State Trooper Sgt.
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present an exhibit of paper sculptures by Elizabeth artist Barbara Wallace in the gallery space at the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, located in the historic St. John's Parsonage at 633 Pearl St. in Elizabeth.
There were screams and shivers from some Union County officials recently as they broke out their cameras and dutifully accepted the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."
One hundred members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County spent a day at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 21 and enjoyed a great day at the ball park, thanks to French's Food Group.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:50 pm
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