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Union County awards grants to 20 public libraries

Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:57:01 GMT

Union County Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh, Vice Chairman Bruce H. Bergen and Freeholders Vernell Wright, Bette Jane Kowalski and Alexander Mirabella present Union Free Public Library Director Karen OMalley, Board President Cecilia Wisniewski and Board Vice-President Sally Straus with a 2015 Union County Library Grant award. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presented 2015 Union County Library Grant awards to 20 public libraries in Union County for childrens programming and materials.

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Torrential rain buckles Route 22 morning commute a mess

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:45:40 GMT

Commuters could still face some challenges on Route 22 following a rain-soaked afternoon commute that flooded out the road. Meteorologist Dan Zarrow says 4 to 5 inches of rain fell Wednesday afternoon in the Scotch Plains-Plainsfield area in western Union County in a short period of time, creating instant lakes on Route 22 as the jersey barrier acted as a dam.

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Dogs of the Week Help Tarzan and Jane find their Forever Homes

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 22:20:32 GMT

Tarzan and his sibling Jane are looking for their "forever" homes. Tarzan and Jane are 6-month-old Shepherd mixes.

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Authorities Man planning robbery inadvertently calls 911

Sat, 08 Aug 2015 22:18:28 GMT

Somerset County prosecutors say Branchburg police received the errant call on July 27, but were unsure of the callers location. They learned that the phone number had recently been assigned to 42-year-old Scott Esser, of Elizabeth.

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Roselle Park 37th Safest City In NJ According To SafeWise Report

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:03:42 GMT

A new report published by SafeWise, a professional review and comparison website that specializes, according to its website , in providing information about home security systems, home security monitoring, and home security techniques, ranked Roselle Park as one the top 50 safest municipalities in New Jersey with a population of 10,000 or more . The borough was ranked 37th and - among the only five other municipalities in Union County - 2nd safest right below Berkeley Heights.

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Frank H. DAlto Joins PeapackGladstone Bank

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:54:12 GMT

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation and Peapack-Gladstone Bank announce the appointment of Frank H. DAlto to the position of Senior Managing Director, Commercial Banking. Mr. DAlto will be responsible for further growth of the commercial middle-market lending business with a focus on providing exceptional client service and the banks unique private banking experience.

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AP issues layoff notices at all N.J. stores

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:04:17 GMT

A&P says it may lay off 4,000 workers at 45 New Jersey supermarkets on Thanksgiving. But that does not mean they will be losing their jobs.

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New Providence United Methodist Church School holds supplies mission

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:16:22 GMT

Matthew Stokes was seen helping the United Methodist Church of New Providence to collect needed School supplies for local students with limited resources. Anyone interested in donating backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencils, paper, scotch tape, highlighters, markers, crayons, and glue sticks may bring them to the New Providence public library.

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Wow House Check Out this Million Dollar Home in New Providence

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:09:25 GMT

Police say a 33-year-old man died on Wednesday night after he fell from a ladder while cutting a tree branch. Hone your skills and learn from the experts by attending a special training session for prospective and current Notaries Public.

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Summit First Aid Squad members have a busy start to August

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:57:40 GMT

August is usually a quiet, relaxing month in Summit. Schools are closed and many families vacation during this time.

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Sunday was all about peaches at the Summit Farmers Market

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 17:32:02 GMT

Greg Shaffer, first place, who prepared Peach Cobbler Pies, Joanne Butler, second place, who created a peach tart, and Jozi Coates, third place, who made a peach cake. As a part of the Summit Farmers Markets 20th Anniversary Sunday Funday celebrations, Summit Downtown, Inc. hosted a Peach Dish Contest at the Summit Farmers Market on Aug. 2. All amateur cooks were invited to bring their best homemade dish featuring peaches to the market to be judged.

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George Washington the businessman subject of Summit Old Guard meeting

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:14:57 GMT

Rich Rosenthal, a founder of the American Revolutionary Round Table of Morristown, will speak to the Old Guard of Summit at its Aug. 11 meeting. He will speak on "George Washington - The Businessman Who Created the Executive Office of the United States."

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