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  1. Potholes, volume, weather slow traffic in parts of Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    In Union, pothole repairs on Route 82 eastbound near Burnet Avenue and Spruce Street caused the right lane to be closed. Weather-related delays were reported on the Goethals Bridge in both directions between Elizabeth and Staten Island, with the speed limit set at 35. It was overcast in the region, with rain later changing to snow in the forecast.

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  2. Lawmakers say they'll go to court to block Christie's Exxon settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Jersey Journal

    Two ranking Democratic lawmakers say they'll go to court to stop a controversial settlement between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and Exxon Mobil over pollution at two sites in Union and Hudson counties. The administration has not commented on a reports that New Jersey is planning to settle the $8.9 billion suit for just $250 million.

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  3. Found! Race car stolen from N.J. NASCAR team is recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | NJ.com

    Team Xtreme owner John Cohen, who is from Union, N.J., and Georgia police had spent the past 24 hours searching frantically for the No. 44 Chevrolet -- worth $250,000 -- that was boosted from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Ga., early Friday morning.

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  4. Heroin, prescription drug arrests made in CranfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Jersey Journal

    On Feb. 18, at 1:08 a.m., Two Springfield men and a woman from Union were arrested at Holly and Alden streets, police said. Arrested: Richard Kolovyansky, 26; Joseph Palitto, 26; and Regina Bauer, 26, were charged with possession of heroin and paraphernalia.

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  5. Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off March 14 in UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Jersey Journal

    Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade stepped off on Morris Avenue the tradition continues on Saturday, March 14 at 1 p.m., sharp with thousands of marchers and spectators gathering to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. This year's Grand Marshal, Union County College President Margaret M. McMenamin of Springfield, will lead the march of bagpipe and high school bands, local police and fire department units, veterans groups and many more organizations through the center of Union.

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  6. Union Catholic Performing Arts Company to present 'Hairspray'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Jersey Journal

    Union Catholic Performing Arts Company presents its spring musical "Hairspray," a family-friendly musical piled high with laughter, romance, and tuneful songs. "Hairspray" will be performed, March 20, 21, 27, 28 at 7 p.m. and March 22, at 3 p.m. Union Catholic Performing Arts Company presents its spring musical "Hairspray," a family-friendly musical piled high with laughter, romance, and tuneful songs.

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  7. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County to host Great Futures College Fair on March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County announce the Second Annual Great Futures College Fair on Wednesday, March 11, from 5:30-8 p.m., at the Union Club, 1050 Jeanette Ave., Union. Students will have an opportunity to meet with representatives of area colleges who can answer questions on admissions, financial aid and studies.

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  8. For second time in a month, toll collector robbed at Secaucus Turnpike entranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Jersey Journal

    For the second time this month, a toll collector on a New Jersey highway has been the victim of a robbery. On Wednesday evening, a man driving a white BMW 535 pulled up to the northbound toll plaza at Interchange 18E of the New Jersey Turnpike in Secaucus and demanded money from the toll collector, the Record reported.

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  9. Toll collector robbed at Secaucus Turnpike entranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NJ.com

    For the second time this month, a toll collector on a New Jersey highway has been the victim of a robbery. On Wednesday evening, a man driving a white BMW 535 pulled up to the northbound toll plaza at Interchange 18E of the New Jersey Turnpike in Secaucus and demanded money from the toll collector, the Record reported.

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  10. Coalition pushes to legalize marijuana in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | NJ.com

    Marijuana should be legalized in New Jersey because existing laws waste police resources, unfairly target minorities and leave millions of dollars in potential tax revenue unrealized by relegating it to the black market, a coalition said Wednesday in announcing a public education initiative. New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform wants to legalize marijuana for people over 21, tax it and regulate its distribution.

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  11. Roselle Park artist Leona M. Seufert exhibits 'Soulscapes'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Jersey Journal

    'Enterprise Sunset' by Leona M. Seufert is one of the works to be on display at the Art & Soul Galleries in Roselle Park through March 13. Roselle Park resident, Leona M. Seufert will be exhibiting her digital montages in "Soulscapes - A 10-Year Retrospective" at the Art & Soul Galleries in Roselle Park. The exhibit runs through March 13. Reception to meet the artist Saturday, Feb. 28, 2-4 p.m. Art & Soul Galleries is located at 128 Chestnut St. Call 908-245-5900 for hours.

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  12. Electric car charging stations on N.J. toll roads inches closer to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | NJ.com

    An electric car charging station at Bergen Community College in Paramus, one of 92 such plug-in stations in New Jersey. A bill would add them to some toll road service areas.

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  13. Feds award $1M for long-stalled Rahway River flood studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION - Union County mayors and freeholders today hailed the allocation of $1 million in federal funds to complete a long-stalled flood mitigation study along the 82-mile stretch of the Rahway River from Essex to Middlesex counties. "This was my number one priority this term as far as obtaining Army Corps of Engineers funding," Sen. Robert Menendez said in a press conference at the Union municipal building.

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  14. Some heavy traffic on Route 22 in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Jersey Journal

    The only exception, according to 511NJ.org, is on Route 22 in both directions, from Hillside west to the Scotch Plains area.

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  15. Newark man burglarized Union homes while residents slept, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION - Township police have arrested a man they say confessed to three burglaries last summer, carried out while the residents were home. Moses Williams, 49, of Keer Avenue in Newark, has been charged with three counts of burglary and theft in connection with three separate burglaries: on Bushnell Street on July 25, on Balmoral Avenue on Aug. 1, and on Berkshire Drive on Aug. 6. In each of the three burglaries, the residents were home and were either getting ready for bed or had already gone to sleep, Detective Capt.

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  16. You can buy comedian Artie Lange's bay front home in Toms RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    TOMS RIVER - New Jersey comedian Artie Lange has put his Toms River mansion up for sale and it could be all yours for a mere $2.5 million. Artie Lange, comedian, actor and radio personality on the Howard Stern Show grew up in Union, NJ and now lives in Hoboken.

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  17. Roselle Mayor Jamel Holley tapped for Assembly seat; Dems call for change in TrentonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    MOUNTAINSIDE - In a much expected move, Union County Democrats on Wednesday tapped Roselle Mayor Jamel Holley to fill the Assembly seat left vacant when longtime Assemblyman Joseph Cryan stepped down to become Union County Sheriff. "I have big shoes to fill," Holley said after Democratic Committee members selected him in a meeting the L'Affaire banquet hall in Mountainside.

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  18. 234 years later, Kenilworth's Revolutionary War ties discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    The Kenilworth house of Revolutionary War soldier Daniel Sayre is shown as viewed from Black Brook Park. Friends of Black Brook Park founder Dorothea Krihak uncovered Kenilworth's Revolutionary War ties while researching the house.

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  19. Munsee Pinewood Derby set for March 7 at St. John the Apostle Church in ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Following a tradition started more than 60 years ago, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages will gather at St. John the Apostle Church in Clark on Saturday, March 7, for the annual Munsee District Pinewood Derby. Many fine trophies and medals provided by K&J Sports, LLC are awarded in each Division to Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts based on best time and for cars displaying the Best Workmanship and Most Original Design.

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  20. Have you seen this Union burglar? Police seek public's helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Police said the burglar appears to be a white male with a plaid jacket and a scarf wrapped around his neck, wearing jeans and work boots. UNION - Union Police are seeking the public's help to find a man they said was caught on surveillance cameras burglarizing or attempting to burglarize three town businesses this week.

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