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Firefighters Extinguish Huge Westfield Labor Day Blaze

WESTFIELD, NJ — Firefighters from nine Union County fire departments have contained a fire at a small shoppi...

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Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Accident Before Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A man was killed in a single-vehicle accident at the corner of Plainfield Avenue and ...

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Labor Day Fire Guts Westfield Strip Mall

WESTFIELD, NJ - An early afternoon fire on Labor Day on South Avenue in Westfield is impacting at least seven busi...

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Westfield Law Office Offers Free Employment Law Seminar Sept. 18

WESTFIELD, NJ — On Thursday, Sept. 18, the employment & labor group of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook &...

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West Orange Residents Identified as Victims in Fiery Crash on I-280

EAST ORANGE, NJ - Three West Orange residents have been identified as the victims in the fiery car crash on Eastbo...

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Judge Fines New Providence Property Owner $10,000

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The owner of a multi-tenant commercial property was fined $10,000, with $7,500 of that ...

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"Vern" Packard, Owner of Stelton Coal and Feed Company in Edison, Dies at 81

EDISON, NJ - Vernon Packard of Edison died Aug. 27 at the Trenton Trauma Center after suffering injuries from a horseback riding accid...

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Arts & Entertainment

Downton Abbey Comes to the Caldwell Library

CALDWELL, NJ –  Downton Abbey comes to the Caldwell Library in a series of events over t...

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Business & Finance

Westfield Law Office Offers Free Employment Law Seminar Sept. 18

WESTFIELD, NJ — On Thursday, Sept. 18, the employment & labor group of Lindabury, McCormi...

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Education

ChathamSTEM Builds Momentum: Families Build Tables, Celebrate FIRST® LEGO® League Kickoff

Chatham, NJ, August 30, 2014 – The Chatham High School gym was abuzz with the sound of power ...

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Elections

Union County Democrats Meet to Choose Sheriff Candidate

UNION, NJ - A special meeting has been called by Union County Democratic Chairman Jerry Green to se...

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Food & Wine

Esposito and Born Fish Story Begins in Islamorada

ISLAMORADA, FL – The Esposito and Born families traveled to Islamorada Florida earlier this s...

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Garden State Green

Lifeguarded Bathing Area Remaining Open at Island Beach State Park Through Sept. For First Time

TRENTON – Island Beach State Park, one of the most visited destinations in New Jersey’s...

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Giving Back

What Does Hope Mean To You?

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Hope means something different to everyone.  To a child, hope could be the de...

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Government

Meet the Leaders - Linda Hansen, Library Director

Editor’s Note:  This continues the Meet the Leaders profile series in The Alternative Pr...

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Health & Wellness

HackensackUMC Mountainside to Host Wellness Festival in Brookdale Park Oct. 12

MONTCLAIR, NJ – HackensackUMC Mountainside will be hosting a Wellness in the Park Festival on...

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Home & Garden

Flash Flood and Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for Warren Sunday Evening

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning a...

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Law & Justice

Philadelphia Woman Swipes iPhone from Lansdale Saladworks Employee, Police Say

A Philadelphia woman awaits a September preliminary hearing in Lansdale District Court on charges o...

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Police & Fire

Two Roselle Residents Graduate the 154th New Jersey State Police Recruit Training Class

ROSELLE, NJ - Eric Borrero and Demetric Gosa, both residents of the borough of Roselle, recently ea...

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Real Estate

Construction Boom Hits Westfield Housing Market

WESTFIELD, NJ – Upon walking into the newly constructed center hall Colonial for sale on Irvi...

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Religions and Spirituality

"Vern" Packard, Owner of Stelton Coal and Feed Company in Edison, Dies at 81

EDISON, NJ - Vernon Packard of Edison died Aug. 27 at the Trenton Trauma Center after suffering inj...

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Sports

Livingston and West Orange Sports Leaders attend Workshop at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center

MONTCLAIR, NJ – On Wednesday, Aug. 27, Livingston and West Orange high schools participated i...

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Senate President Sweeney

To the Editor: As we enjoy time with our families during this holiday weekend, it is also important to remember what Labor Day rep...

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