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Newark Cop Convicted For Fatally Shooting Man Outside Union Bar

UNION, NJ — The off-duty Newark Police Officer whofatally shot a Piscataway man outside of a Union County bar in May2016 has been convicted of reckless manslaughter, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced.

PATCH - 2018-06-21 19:45:24

Cranford July 4th Fireworks and More: 2018 Guide

CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford's Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Wednesday, July 4 including a variety of family oriented events mark the day.

PATCH - 2018-06-21 15:44:13

County’s Free Summer Concert Series Launches June 22 with NJ Symphony Performance

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - When the first two concerts of the outdoor series feature The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and a Led Zeppelin tribute band, concertgoers know that they are in for an eclectic summer of live music.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

40 dogs found living in inhumane conditions in Roselle home

Evelio J. Calderon, of Thompson Avenue, will face multiple criminal offenses, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-06-20 17:07:00

Edison Student Hit By Car While In Crosswalk Thursday

"There was a medical emergency this morning involving one of our students who attends Edison Intermediate School," Mary Ann McGann, a spokeswoman with the school told Patch. "The student appeared to be doing well after the incident and is being seen by a doctor. We appreciate the quick action taken

PATCH - 2018-06-21 14:24:28

Rahway Resident Among Arrested During Drug Bust; Guns Confiscated

NEWARK, NJ - Rahway residentParris Russ and Darryl Dancy of Hillside were apprehended on Tuesday when the Essex County Narcotics Task Force made arrests related to drug and weapons offenses, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-20 22:07:00

North Plainfield High School Class of 2018 Graduates

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Graduation exercises for the Class of 2018 at North Plainfield High School were held on Wednesday, June 20 at Krausche Field.President of the Class of 2018 Anne Joseph addressed the class, followed by Valedictorian Fiona Chen, and senior essay winner Salma Abrahim.Sign Up for

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-21 14:40:00

Major Neptune-Based Drug Ring Busted, Over $300K in Drugs Seized by Authorities

FREEHOLD, NJ — A Neptune Township-based drug ring that was moving a kilogram of cocaine and 10,000 bags of heroin a week has been busted by authorities after a five-month investigation, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.Dubbed “Operation Undertow,” the investigation led by the pro

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-21 08:57:00

Police say I-78 traffic stop reveals secret compartment in minivan

James L. Terry and Fuquan H. Hagler, both of East Orange, N.J., face drug and conspiracy charges following their arrests Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 78 in Allentown. District Judge Michael Faulkner arraigned both men late Wednesday night, setting bail for each at $150,000.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-21 12:51:10

Register Now for Summer! Last Few Days to Sign Up for Invention Camp - Cranford, NJ Patch

• Saturdays 10:00 AM-1:00 PM• Open to Grades 6-9• 18 Bank Street, Summit, NJ• July 7-August 11, 2018• $299 for 6 weeks

PATCH - 2018-06-20 20:21:20

Authorities Offer $20K Reward for Information on 2017 Murder of Maplewood Grandmother - The Village Green

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program has increased the reward from up to $10,000 to up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of


Speeding in Maplewood? Prepare to Be Ticketed —and Don't Name Drop - The Village Green

If you speed in Maplewood during the next few months, there is a greater than usual chance you will be ticketed — and if you are, do not attempt to get out of it by name dropping.


Newark’s homeless residents protest against looming closure of emergency shelter

NEWARK — The size of the homeless population in Newark, New Jersey, the state’s largest city, may pale in comparison to the tens of homeless men and women currently living in New York City’s homeless shelters.


Free outdoor 'Downtown Concert Series' opens Friday in Madison

The Madison-based band What's What will bring its rock 'n' roll sound to downtown Madison from 6 to 8 p.m. this Friday, June 22, to open this summer's free "Downtown Concert Series" on Friday evenings on the lawn of the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts at 9 Main St.; the band members, from left, ar

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-06-20 04:45:00

Westfield High School Sophomore Dies, Community Mourns

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School community is mourning the death of sophomore Carthoris "Carter" Uziel, who died on Sunday.


Two flee on bike after stabbing, cops say

Angelo Jimenez-Vargas is charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and conspiracy in connection to the June 8 incident, according to a criminal complaint.


Free Electronics Recycling For Union County Residents, June 30

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Union County is offering a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus,1776 Raritan Rd. in Scotch Plains.


Newark cop who shot man after off-duty bar fight convicted of manslaughter

"He went out in cuffs, just like he should have," said Gaffney's mother, Judy Valdes, shortly after the verdict. "He's behind bars where he belongs. ... Justice has prevailed."


Elementary school aide masturbated in front of students and filmed it, cops say

The aide, 21-year-old Kenneth Palmer of Randolph, who worked at Jefferson Elementary School, was scheduled for a court appearance Monday morning but the hearing was adjourned until next month.


Cranford resident, Montvale cop is arrested for cocaine - Union News Daily

CRANFORD, NJ — A Cranford resident and former member of the township’s auxiliary police department has been charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to police records.