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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

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

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

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

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

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.


Westfield Teacher Honored For Saving Drowning Woman At Beach

Kalafat, who teaches English and journalism, was down the shore in Point Pleasant with his family on Sept. 25, 2016 when he plunged into the ocean to save a woman who was pulled under by the strong riptide.

PATCH - 2018-06-20 16:43:17

Pair Robbed Wayne Jewelry Store, Tried To Jet Away

WAYNE, NJ — A man and a woman robbed a township jewelry store with a shotgun Tuesday and one of them was later caught waiting to board a plane to Florida, police said.

PATCH - 2018-06-20 15:47:09

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.


Fire leaves Phillips Road home temporarily uninhabitable

EDISON — The cause of a three-alarm fire at a split-level ranch on Phillips Road that left the home temporarily uninhabitable due to damage from flames, smoke and water is still under investigation, fire officials said.

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-06-20 18:08:28

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.


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

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


NJ Elementary Aide Filmed As He Masturbated In Front Of Students

An aide who worked with special-ed students at a New Jersey elementary school masturbated in a ShopRite, exposed himself to students in the school hallways and took upskirt photos of a student, officials said. He also reportedly filmed himself in front of students.


Just Listed In Westfield: $1.3M 6 Bed, 7 Bath Custom Colonial

Address:248 Avon Rd., WestfieldPrice: $1,390,000Bedrooms: SixBathrooms: Six Full and One Half BathsBuilt: 2017Features: Welcome to this beautiful six bedroom, six and a half bath custom built colonial. As you approach this home you will immediately notice its awesome curb appeal. Details such as a c

PATCH - 2018-06-20 14:36:20

Middlesex County July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Want your 4th of July fun to last seven days? Then bring your family and join in Middlesex County's "Revolutionary Celebration" for 2018!


Clark Local Among 2 Arrested On Drug Charge

On June 17 at 11:59 p.m., in the vicinity of Central Avenue, police arrested Regina Fowler, 37, of Clark for possession of CDS.


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.