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  1. Becoming a volunteer EMT in Union was happy accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Jersey Journal

    Barbara Wirkus was a volunteer emergency medical technician with Union Emergency Medical Unit for eight years. She advanced from crew member to crew chief to president of the squad before leaving.

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  2. Volume, accident causing delays on major highways in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Delays are being reported on Route 78 and 22, The Garden State Parkway and The New Jersey Turnpike in Union County this afternoon. An accident on the Parkway was reported to NJ511.org at about 4:39 p.m. There is a 7-mile backup from the Union toll plaza in Hillside Township, south to Exit 149 in Bloomfield.

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  3. Union County red-light camera fines topped $3 million in last year; mayors stress safety benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Jersey Journal

    File photo of a red-light camera in Newark. All the cameras across the state were shut off yesterday.

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  4. Knife-wielding man committed four Union robberies in one weekend; threatened officers, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION - A Massachusetts man has been charged with four weekend knifepoint robberies, and with threatening two officers with a knife during a struggle when he was arrested Sunday, police said. Michael Molina, 27, of Chicopee, Mass., was arrested near 1571 Morris Ave., where officers found a Mercedes Benz that had been used in the recent robberies, including one minutes before he was apprehended, Police Director Daniel Zieser said.

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  5. 2014 NJSIAA football finals: Carteret vs. MatawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Jersey Journal

    DeJohn Rodgers of Matawan makes a interception in the first quarter during the NJSIAA, Central Jersey, Group 3 final football game between Carteret and Matawan at Kean University in Union, NJ 12/5/14 (Amanda Marzullo

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  6. 2014 NJSIAA football finals: Carteret vs. MatawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Jersey Journal

    Devon Spann of Matawan runs the ball during the NJSIAA, Central Jersey, Group 3 final football game between Carteret and Matawan at Kean University in Union, NJ 12/5/14. Matawan beats Carteret 27-7.

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  7. Heavy traffic on Garden State Parkway, East Orange to UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Jersey Journal

    Traffic was moving along well on Union County highways around 5 p.m. Thursday with heavy traffic in the usual spots, according to 511nj.org.

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  8. Immigration reform petition launched by Sen. Lesniak, Union County officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH - State Sen. Raymond Lesniak today joined with other Union County officials to kick off a petition drive aimed at pushing Republican congressmen into acting on immigration reform. "We're here today to send a message to the New Jersey Congressional delegation: Do your job," Lesniak told supporters at a conference announcing his online petition drive.

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  9. Bail dropped to $300K for reputed Genovese mob associate who says he's brokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Jersey Journal

    MORRISTOWN - A Superior Court judge lowered bail Wednesday from $400,000 to $300,000 for a reputed associate of the Genovese crime family who is accused of heading a multi-million-dollar sports gambling business. Vincent Coppola, 37, of Union, the son of jailed Genovese capo Michael Coppola, was among 11 members and alleged associates of the crime family who were arrested in October on charges of running a number of illegal financial schemes, which also included elaborate loansharking and check-cashing operations.

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  10. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County celebrate great futures at annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Jersey Journal

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County celebrate election of a new executive committee and installation of Board Members. Pictured are Marcy Metz, Board Chair; Robert Poles, Board President; Wendy Cama, VP Finance; Frank Lawrence, VP Facilities, Regina Nicholls, Board Secretary, Fred Shahrooz-Scampato, VP Human Resources.

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  11. Democrats seek successor to Assemblyman Joseph Cryan; Roselle mayor 'interested' in the seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | NJ.com

    Union County Democrats must pick a successor to Assemblyman Joseph Cryan before he leaves office and formally takes the job as county sheriff in January. UNION COUNTY - Union County Democrats have less than two months to pick a candidate for Assemblyman Joseph Cryan's 20th District seat, which he must vacate when he is sworn-in as sheriff in January.

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  12. Union police: burglars scared off by alarm, then arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | NJ.com

    UNION - Police arrested two Irvington men they said broke into a Van Ness Terrace home and were then scared off by the security alarm. The two men, Samuel Nyagwoka, 20, and Gareek Drayton, 23, are also suspects in a burglary on Van Ness Terrace in Maplewood that occurred around the same time, police said.

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  13. Be a Hero -- Support Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County's Year End AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County announced the kick off the "Year End Appeal" running through Dec. 31. Club programs reach 750 youth daily in Union County. Programs are offered in Union, Plainfield, Elizabeth, Hillside, Roselle and Linden.

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  14. Heroin mills 'blended' into Linden neighborhood, Union...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION COUNTY - It is a street of neatly kept one- and two-family homes. "It's a beautiful neighborhood," said John Sirochman of his block along Richford Terrace in Linden.

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  15. 110 distracted driving summonses issued by Linden police in recent crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NJ.com

    LINDEN - Police issued around 110 summonses to drivers they say weren't paying attention to the road during two distracted-driving enforcement operations in the past week. On Tuesday, approximately 50 summonses were issued to drivers on Routes 1 & 9, on top of approximately 60 issued last Wednesday, said Capt.

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  16. Jewish Family Service's annual dinner is Nov. 23 in LivingstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey a non-sectarian health and social service Agency , servicing Union County, will hold a Gala Dinner, Sunday evening, Nov. 23, beginning 6 p.m., at the Crystal Plaza, Livingston. Larry Appel, Principal of Appel Design Group Architects of Union, will receive the Lilly K. Gottlieb Award for his ongoing support of JFS.

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  17. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County and Zumba with Chrissy work out for a season of thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Keystone Club of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County and 'Zumba with Chrissy' are collaborating together to raise support for the Union Food Pantry this Thanksgiving season. All participants to class this Sunday, Nov. 16, are asked to bring nonperishable food items for donation to the Union Food Pantry.

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  18. Toll plaza crash backs up Parkway in HillsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    A crash at the Union toll plaza is backing up traffic for 6 miles on the northbound Garden State Parkway. An accident on the Garden State Parkway north at the Union Toll Plaza in Hillside is blocking the left lane and backing up traffic for several miles.

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  19. Man wanted on warrant surrenders after barricading self in Union home, Elizabeth police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    Elizabeth police served a warrant to a domestic violence suspect who barricaded himself in a Union Township home Monday. Elizabeth Police Lt.

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  20. Overturned truck closes Route 22 westRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | NJ.com

    The accident is also affecting traffic on the Garden State Parkway. Northbound parkway traffic is delayed between exit 125 in Sayreville to exit 140 in Union.

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