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9 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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

The Alternative Press

Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich Passes Away at 83

Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich died Sunday night at the age of 83 after a prolonged illness.

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Patch.com

Union County: Reduce Your Risk For Skin Cancer

Posted on behalf of the Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex and Union Counties To promote sun safety and the early detection of skin cancer, this summer the Chronic Disease Coalition of Middlesex and Union Counties is providing free skin cancer analyses along with their "Choose Your Cover" message of prevention.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Clark, NJ, Freehold, NJ

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Courier News

LETTER: Start enjoying Wi-Fi at Union County parksLETTER: Start...

LETTER: Start enjoying Wi-Fi at Union County parks Free service now available at several parks, along with other upgrades Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rv2E0h The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal, in collaboration with the Master Gardeners of Union County, is offering a six-week horticulture ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mountainside, NJ, Scotch Plains, NJ, New Providence, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Linden, NJ, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Union County marks Revolutionary War route linking historic sites

A drive through New Jersey, from north to south, could mean more than getting from Point A to Point B. Instead, the driver could unknowingly retrace the path of Revolutionary War soldiers on their way to a key battle by following the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route.

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Related Topix: Springfield, NJ, New Jersey, Scotch Plains, NJ, Mountainside, NJ, Summit, NJ

Patch.com

New August Dates Added To Food Voucher Program For Seniors

Submitted by Union County The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that new dates have been added to the "Jersey Fresh" Farmers' Market food voucher program.

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Recreational Vehicle, Security

Sat Jul 19, 2014

NJ.com

N.J. benefits from Obamacare more than other states: Editorial

Clifton Alexander, left, certified marketplace navigator with Urban League of Union County, helped Kalpesh Shah, 45, of Iselin choose a health plan in March.

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Related Topix: Iselin, NJ, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicaid, Health, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion

TheAlternativePress.com

Peer Grief Support Group Volunteers Needed

Imagine , a grief support center located in Westfield and serving all of Union County and beyond, provides free year-round peer grief support programs for children and teens age 3-18 who are coping with loss due to the death of a parent or sibling.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Train Disaster

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Union County Man Pleads Guilty to Crash That Killed Montclair EMT

A Union County man pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of aggravated manslaughter for the 2012 accident that killed a Montclair EMT and a patient riding in the ambulance, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said.

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Louis Pepe to serve as NJASBO president elect

Assistant Superintendent for Business for the City of Summit Public Schools, Louis Pepe, is serving as President Elect of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials during the 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Park, NJ, Montclair State University, William Paterson University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Elizabeth man indicted for making false bomb threats to the Union County Courthouse

A grand jury has indicted an Elizabeth man for phoning in two false bomb threats to the Union County Court House complex in March.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Connect with free Wi-Fi at Union County parks

By Christopher Hudak, Chairman Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders As the summer season rolls along, I am happy to report that the Union County free Wi-Fi program is off and running, too.

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

Patch.com

Eateries In One Union County City Have Gone Years Without Inspection

In Plainfield, many food establishments fell through the cracks, including school cafeterias and nursing homes, as years went by without proper inspection, according to mycentraljersey.com .

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Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ

NJ.com

Hillside man arrested on child pornography charges

HILLSIDE - A 49-year-old township man was arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Hillside, NJ, Prison

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