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3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Westfield Foundation announces new trustees and grant recipients

The Westfield Foundation welcomes three new trustees to the board for the 2014-15 term.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Theater, Arts, Roosevelt, NJ, Edison, NJ, Medicine, Cancer, Health

7 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

Funeral Services Announced for Union County Sheriff Ralph Froelich

The funeral services have been announced for Union County Sheriff Ralph Froelich who died Sunday night at age 83 after a battle with cancer.

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Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ

10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Arrest made in Plainfield shooting

A Plainfield man has been arrested and charged with shooting a city resident outside of a downtown nightclub last month, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ

12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Westfield man charged with kidnapping, attempted sex assault, beating, stabbing of woman in Roselle

ELIZABETH - A Westfield man has been arrested and charged with holding a woman against her will for hours at an auto shop in Roselle Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Roselle, NJ, Westfield, NJ

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Union County Man Charged With Kidknapping, Attempted Sexual Assault, And Stabbing Of Roselle Woman

A 23-year-old Roselle woman was kidnapped, beaten, stabbed, and almost sexually assaulted by a former acquaintance at an auto body shop Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Roselle, NJ, Westfield, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ

12 hrs ago | The Item

NJ man charged with assaulting woman in auto shop

A woman who stopped by a Roselle auto shop to see about a car repair was allegedly held against her will and assaulted for several hours before being rescued by police.

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Related Topix: Roselle, NJ, Westfield, NJ

21 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Household hazardous waste collection is Aug. 2 in Scotch Plains

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will sponsor a Household Special Waste Collection event on Saturday, Aug. 2, so Union County residents can get rid of outdated or unwanted household chemicals, mercury thermostats, propane tanks, and automobile tires in an environmentally safe manner.

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Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Freehold, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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Google Glass aids NJ woman with disability Ashley Lasanta of Westfield proves Google Glass can be used to improve lives of disabled.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

North Brunswick man lied about carjacking and collected $30,000 in...

Darwin Edward of North Brunswick allegedly lied when he told Plainfield police he was carjacked in April.

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Related Topix: North Brunswick, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

The Item

Prosecutors: NJ man falsely claimed he was carjacked

Authorities say a central New Jersey man lied when he claimed he had been carjacked by someone who then crashed his vehicle into several parked cars.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ

Patch.com

Union County: Two Teens, Ages 13 and 16, Charged For Stealing A Car...

Two teenaged suspects - ages 13 and 16 - were arrested late Tuesday night after they stole a car at gun point, sped away from officers, and crashed into another vehicle, according to nj.com .

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Related Topix: Rahway, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Family Fun and Flix teams up with National Night Out at Meisle Park, Aug. 5

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation announce that the next evening of "Family Fun and Flix" - the free summer entertainment and film series on Tuesday evenings - will team-up with National Night Out organizers on Aug. 5, at Meisel Park, off Meisel Avenue in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Despicable Me 2, Family, Kids, Despicable Me

The Jersey Journal

Califon veterinarian opens practice, treating horses and more

CALIFON - A horse-loving girl from Union County has grown up to become an experienced veterinarian beginning her own large-animal practice.

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Related Topix: Califon, NJ, Rahway, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Authorities identify man struck and killed on Garden State Parkway

A person was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Garden State Parkway on Tuesday morning, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Tinton Falls, NJ, Lake Hiawatha, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Anna Dynda, a student at Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School in Berkeley Heights, receives art award

Anna Dynda, a student at Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School in Berkeley Heights, recently took part in a three-day winner's trip to New York City.

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Related Topix: Berkeley Heights, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Danny V's 52nd Street Band to perform at Echo Lake Park

The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series continues its 54th season of music on Wednesday evening, July 30, with Danny V's 52nd Street Band.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Mountainside, NJ, Garwood, NJ, Clark, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Family Fun and Flix continues July 29 at Galloping Hills Golf Course in Kenilworth

"Family Fun and Flix" - the free summer entertainment and film series brought to you every Tuesday evening by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation continues Tuesday, July 29, with the showing of "Jurassic Park."

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Related Topix: Kenilworth, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies

TheAlternativePress.com

BOE Candidacy Filing Deadline Monday, July 28

CLARK, NJ The deadline for filing for board of education candidacy in the November General Election is 4 p.m. on Monday, July 28. Candidate nominating petitions must be filed with the Union County Clerk at 2 Broad Street, Room 113, Elizabeth.

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Related Topix: Clark, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, Garwood, NJ

Patch.com

Connect With Free Wi-Fi At Union County Parks

Free Wi-Fi is featured in my Chairman's initiatives for 2014 as part of the Freeholder Board's stewardship mission for the historic Union County parks system.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Linden, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Rahway, NJ, Roselle, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Mourns the Passing of Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich

First elected in 1977, Sheriff Froehlich, 83, was the longest-serving sheriff in New Jersey history.

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Related Topix: Fanwood, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News

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