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Union's Got Talent 2017 to be held Oct. 7

The fifth annual, Union Township-wide talent showUnion's Got Talent, presented by Investors Bank, in partnership with the Township of Union will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at Union High School. Cash Prizes will be awarded to the top acts in the amounts of: first place - $1,000; second place

NJ.COM - 2017-09-21 15:01:53

Longtime head of government watchdog group Citizens Union takes leave of absence

The longtime leader of good-government group Citizens Union, Dick Dadey, is taking a leave of absence, the group's chair said Wednesday. "Our longtime executive director, Dick Dadey, has gone on a leave of absence for personal reasons," Randy Mastro said in a statement. The nonpartisan group, whi

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 00:03:03

Roof Collapses With Man Still Inside In Union County

LINDEN, NJ - A roof on a detached garage collapsed while a man was still inside in Linden Wednesday afternoon. Linden Police and Fire personnel responded to the 300 block of Ashton Avenue just after 2 p.m. on reports of a roof collapse. Linden Fire Department personnel were able to rescue the man,

PATCH - 2017-09-20 21:41:13

Police search for suspect accused of slashing person in Union Square

UNION SQUARE, Manhattan - Police are looking for a man accused of slashing another person in Union Square Wednesday afternoon. The attack happened around 3:32 p.m. in the area of Fifth Avenue and 18th Street. The suspect is described as a man, between 50-60 years old, with a long gray beard and wear

PIX11.COM - 2017-09-20 21:36:12

Bearded gunman shoots 47-year-old victim several times in Brooklyn, leaving him critically wounded

A bearded gunman shot the 47-year-old victim in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn on Wednesday.(Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News) A hirsute gunman riddled a man with bullets on a Brooklyn street corner Wednesday night, leaving him critically wounded. The shooter opened fire on the 47-year-old victim

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 01:57:22

May to urge new partnership, transition period for Brexit

LONDON (AP) - Prime Minister Theresa May will try to kick-start faltering Brexit negotiations on Friday by proposing a new economic and security partnership between Britain and the European Union, plus a transition period after the U.K.'s formal departure in 2019, May's office said. Downing Street r

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:30:00

Newark Beth Israel to accept SNAP payment for its home-grown food

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has agreed to participate in the federal government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for its hydroponics farm, The Beth Greenhouse and Farmers Market. Newark Beth Israel created the greenhouse last year as a way to offer healthy, organic food to the surro

NJBIZ - 2017-09-21 21:12:00

Serial package thief charged 9 more times, officials say

A Jersey City man with a history of swiping packages from outside homes has struck again, and again, and again, authorities said. Damion Baker, 48, has been charged with nine counts of theft for stealing packages from different addresses in Bayonne over the past two weeks, Bayonne Police Lt. Timothy

NJ.COM - 2017-09-22 07:02:09

'This is fantastic,' HUD boss says of Tottenville shoreline project

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- As the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy nears, Lynne Patton, the head of region II of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, toured the site of HUD's forthcoming Tottenville project aimed to protect the shoreline from large waves and inland properties from f

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 22:35:27

Homeowners hope Sandy elevation wraps up after HUD visit

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Five years after Hurricane Sandy nearly destroyed their New Dorp Beach house, Carl and Lori Widlund are cautiously optimistic when the city Build It Back officials say the family will be back in their home by Christmas. Officials toured the property Thursday as work continued

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:23

Nicole Malliotakis assails de Blasio's homeless efforts

Republican mayoral hopeful Nicole Malliotakis took aim at Mayor Bill de Blasio's response to the city's homeless crisis on Wednesday, calling the use of hotels to house the homeless "a textbook example of government dysfunction." Malliotakis, a state assemblywoman from Staten Island, laid out her cr

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-21 10:42:00

Dongan Hills woman talks shoes with Sarah Jessica Parker

Staten Island, NY -- Ask any pop-culture-loving woman ages 18-58 and chances are they were fans of "Sex and the City," a romantic comedy television series in the late 1990s which revolved around sex columnist, Carrie Bradshaw (portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker or SJP) and her three friends -- Samant

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:48:08

Ask the Expert: Will the value of my home increase if I invest in curb appeal?

Will the value of my home increase if I invest in my home's curb appeal? It is a proven fact that homes with greater curb appeal command higher prices and will take less time to sell. The way your home looks from the street can significantly add to or decrease the value of your home, regardless of t

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 13:14:46

Advance historic page from June 11, 1934: Flag Day festivities

On this day, the Staten Island Advance reports on what was then the largest Flag Day parade in the borough's history. Despite rainy weather, the festivities draw over 7,000 marchers to the streets of West Brighton and Port Richmond for the 23rd annual Flag Day parade. The event lasts over three hour

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Treiber retiring as Florham Park police chief

FLORHAM PARK - After over 25 years with the department, the borough's top cop, Robert Treiber is retiring. Treiber confirmed his retirement on Thursday night, Sept. 21, stating that his last day on force will be Friday, Sept. 29, although he will be officially retiring on Feb. 1, 2018. He added tha

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-22 01:00:00

(VIDEO) Roseland school pushes for inclusion

ROSELAND - PreK-6 Lester C. Noecker school is pioneering a new inclusion program that allows students with disabilities to mingle with classmates instead of attending separate specialized classes. According to the school's Supervisor of Special Services Jennifer Zeoli, the program was put in place t

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-21 22:01:00

Medical marijuana home delivery coming to Staten Island

Staten Island patients in need of medical pot will soon be able to get it delivered right to their doors.(tvirbickis/Getty Images/iStockphoto) ALBANY - Medical marijuana patients on Staten Island are about to get another option for home delivery of their pot. Columbia Care, one of the companies li

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 18:12:46

Bandaged private parts tipped cops off to Staten Island sex attack suspect

Taylor Hawkins' last victim bit him mid-assault, and then he slapped her and drove off, cops said.(NYPD) When the cops found a bandage on Taylor Hawkins' privates, they knew they had the suspected Staten Island sex attacker in hand, police sources said Thursday. Hawkins, 27, is facing charges for

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 17:04:32

$500,000 Bail For Suspect In Staten Island Sex Assaults

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A judge set bail at $500,000 Thursday for a man suspected in a series of sex assaults that occurred within about an hour this week on Staten Island. Taylor Hawkins, 27, of Staten Island, has been charged with attempted rape, robbery, assault, sex abuse, attempted sexually mot

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-22 04:05:00

24 homeless pets you can rescue this weekend on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Dozens of animals in the care of the borough's volunteer animal rescue groups are waiting for their forever families to find them. Click through the photos above to see the dogs, cats, puppies and kittens up for adoption at events this weekend. Important dates to add to your c

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-21 20:52:51