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South Plainfield man charged with fatally hitting Plainfield man

Lavar Jones, 37, of South Plainfield, allegedly struck and killed Sergio Cuxun-Tista, a 39-year-old Plainfield man who had just exited a taxi, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-06-22 21:23:00

Driver Critically Hurt After Crashing Into Trees In Plainfield, N.J.

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –A driver has been hospitalized after losing control of his car and crashing Friday in New Jersey.Police said the vehicle was heading north on Hillside Avenue in Plainfield around 4 p.m. at a high rate of speed.It struck two trees and rolled over before coming to a stop

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-06-22 17:39:47

Elizabeth Resident, Newark Native Releases Debut Single

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth resident, Gail Campbell has released a highly anticipated debut single, "BLOODY WATERS."This first single for Campbell, has a Rock-N-Roll and soulful vibe and is currently available onApple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play, Tidal and all streaming services.The music, pai

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-22 13:41:00

Explosion In Cranford Leads To Arrest Of Linden Man

Through a surveillance video and eyewitness accounts police were able to locate and arrest Michael Kossup, 26, at his Linden home.

PATCH - 2018-06-22 13:39:16

At detention center rally, family reunification left in question | Video | NJTV News

“It must happen now, and all of us must speak up and stand up for what is right. Bring our children and their mothers and fathers back together and let us show that we can lead as a nation that has compassion, said Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp.

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-06-22 22:00:00

Union County July 4th Fireworks and More: 2018 Guide

SCOTCH PLAINS: Scotch Plains will host its 3rd Independence Day Fireworks at the Scotch Hills Golf Course on Saturday, June 30 (rain date July 1). This year's celebration will feature a performance by The Scotch Plainsmen. Come out early and set down chairs and blankets to take in the show. The fire

PATCH - 2018-06-22 15:03:11

PHOTOS: South Orange-Maplewood Moms Join 'Nurse-In' Protest in Newark - The Village Green

A number of South Orange and Maplewood moms joined a “nurse-in” Friday, June 22 in Newark to protest President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy that led to the separation of more than 2,300 immigrant or asylum-seeking children from their parents since May 2 at the U.S. border with Mexico.

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-06-23 02:03:52

Newark Assault Suspect Leaps Out Window Trying To Escape Cops

NEWARK, NJ — A leap out a third-floor apartment window ended a man's bold-but-unsuccessful escape attempt from police late Thursday night in Newark, authorities said.

PATCH - 2018-06-22 16:09:42

Crash In West Caldwell Affects Traffic Light, Closes Road: Police

WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Authorities closed a section of Clinton Road in West Caldwell on Friday due to a "low-hanging traffic signal" caused by a car crash.According to a West Caldwell Police Department alert sent at 1:49 p.m.:"Clinton Road east at Passaic Avenue is currently closed due to a low hanging

PATCH - 2018-06-22 18:05:38

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

PHOTOS: South Orange Paints Lampposts to Shine a Light on LGBTQ+ Pride - The Village Green

Greenstone put out a call on Facebook: “Paint and supplies will be made available, just show up and be part of this historic celebration of South Orange Pride, diversity and inclusion!”

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-06-22 03:14:44

Man arrested after jumping from third floor window in attempt to flee cops

Louis Amaro, 35, was arrested for assault and possession of CDS heroin after jumping out of a window

PIX11.COM - 2018-06-22 15:44:31

June 22 Concert Moved Indoors Due to Weather Forecast

Due to the weather forecast, tonight's concert originally located at Echo Lake Park is now MOVED INDOORS to the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.Come an enjoy an evening with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at this beautifully restored 1920's e

PATCH - 2018-06-22 19:10:04

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


PHOTOS: Maplewood Celebrates Summer Solstice With Goat Yoga - The Village Green

Additional classes will be held July 26 and August 16,but all slots are taken. Hopefully, more dates will be added in the fall.

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-06-22 02:32:22

Plainfield woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty over dead puppies

Suzie Bourdouvales, 59, entered the plea earlier this week before Union County Superior Court Judge Joseph P. Donohue, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-06-22 19:23:00

Livingston Free Summer Concert Series Returns For 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Looking for a chance to get outdoors and see some live music this summer in Livingston?

PATCH - 2018-06-22 15:46:54

Live Music All Day at Maplewood 4th of July Celebration

This year theMaplewood 4th of Julyevent will include a major music fest within the 4th of July Festival. Bands have been selected and all of you are being invited to come on out and have some fun enjoying the music. Currently there are 16 bands across the two stages -BCB Community Bank StageandThe M

PATCH - 2018-06-21 23:30:33

Irvington HS athletes and coaches honored for 2017-18 year - Essex News Daily

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School Athletic Awards Ceremony took place June 13, honoring the best IHS student-athletes for the 2017-18 school year.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-22 14:54:37

This Is The Cheapest Home For Sale In Union County

PLAINFIELD, NJ — This home needs some work, but it gives someone the chance to live in Union County.

PATCH - 2018-06-22 17:40:57