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July 2, 2022

PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Plainfield Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. FDA Says Parents Should Not Use Baby Neck Floats Due to Risk of Injury or Death VIDEO: Teen Police Chief, First Aid Squad ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ -- Nearly three-quarters (73%) of all fireworks injuries were sustained during the 30-day period surrounding the Independence Day holiday, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The most often injured body parts by fireworks are hands or fingers (28% of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Scotch Plains will dedicate a street to fallen soldier WWI hero Sgt. Herbert Terry Friday, July 1. Sgt. Terry was killed in action on Sept. 24, 1918, in France during World War I after saving a fellow solider from gunfire. Sgt. Charles Wolfel, whom Terry saved, was captured ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Plainfield Man Found Guilty in 2015 Robbery of Scotch Plains McDonald’s Plainfield's PMUA to Hold Special Meeting Union County Parks ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. VIDEO: 'ARRIVE Together' Program Expands, Community Festival Returns, Track Team Wins State Championship and Ice Cream Eating Contest Saint ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Union County's new inclusive park and playground located in Plainfield on Saturday. Festivities at Tëmike Park included Drag Queen Story Hour, a Drag Dance-Off and What's the Word at Pride Slam Poetry. There were games and crafts, and LGBTQ+ ...

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IONIAN SEA — Navy officials share a look at Seaman Saraetta Parker from Plainfield as she gives signalman instructions to Seaman Jules Wartes, from Snellville, Georgia, in the hangar bay of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during a replenishment-at-sea with USNS Supply on June 11. The Harry S.

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites trivia fans to test their knowledge and join in celebrating Pride Month with an evening of fun at LGBTQ Trivia Night, taking place on Thursday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at The Tavern at Union County’s Ash Brook Golf Course, 1210 Raritan Road in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Senior Farmers Market Vouchers Now Available by Mail Gas Prices in New Jersey Top $5 a Gallon for First Time Watchung Farmers Market ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that United States Navy Veteran W. Geoff Smith has been appointed as Coordinator for the Union County Office of Veterans Services. The Office of Veterans Services is staffed by Veteran Service Officers, who are accredited by the US Department ...

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PENSACOLA, FL — Ensign Jacqueline McNulla of Plainfield is serving the U.S. Navy at Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC). As a student at NASC, McNulla is serving among sailors, Marines and guardsmen developing the skills needed to be combat-ready aviation professionals. NASC, located at Naval ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Summer Workshops at Plainfield's duCret School of Art Meet the Plainfield Public Schools Spelling Bee Winners Wardlaw+Hartridge Students ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Phew, it was a crazy busy day in Plainfield on Saturday. Check out the slideshow filled with pictures from just some of the events that took place across the Queen City. The day began with the #WearOrange march for gun violence awareness. Walkers started at the Plainfield ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield participated in a Wear Orange march on Saturday to show its support for gun violence prevention. The New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action, in partnership with the Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund, co-hosted the event to honor the lives of those affected by gun ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — From music to marching to end gun violence, and gardens to garage sales, there's something for everyone happening this weekend in Plainfield. SATURDAY Wear Orange for Gun Violence Awareness March — As part of Wear Orange Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Day on June ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Union County kicked off its month-long series of Pride Month celebrations on Wednesday with its annual Pride Flag Raising event on the steps of the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth. The events are sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners and organized through ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission will host an event in Plainfield to provide residents with the opportunity to renew their driver's licenses and more. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. The MVC Mobile Unit will be at the Gerald B. Green Plaza, located at ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Union County’s Rhythm & Blues by the Brook Outdoor Music Festival Returns to Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield Jif Peanut Butter Recalled ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Be sure to check out Now in New Jersey and News Around New Jersey - weekdays! VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Check out what's on TAP in Plainfield this week, including the League of Women Voters of Plainfield candidate forum, a job seeker hiring event, and more. MONDAY Baseball: away at Roselle Park 4 p.m. It's the 47th National EMS Week! According to NAEMT, President Gerald ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — One year ago, 8-year-old Alivia was severely burned by a candle, and had to be transported via a State Police Medevac from Plainfield High School to St. Barnabas Hospital. A year later, the Revan family stopped by the Plainfield Rescue Squad bearing pizza to thank those who helped ...

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NEW JERSEY: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM TAPinto! Commemorations to honor mothers and motherhood have been happening for centuries and can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans who paid homage to their mother goddesses. Today, tributes to mothers occur all around the world at different ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Be sure to check out Now in New Jersey and News Around New Jersey - weekdays! Plainfield Park Hotel on Monday's City Council Agenda Murphy ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Be sure to check out Now in New Jersey and News Around New Jersey - weekdays! Plainfield’s PAAAS, Barack Obama Green Charter School, Rank High ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Check out what's on TAP in Plainfield this week, including budget talks, a student showcase, a booster seat check, and more. MONDAY Budget Deliberation: Fire, Communications & Technology - The budgets for the Fire Department and the Department of Communications & ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Be sure to check out Now in New Jersey and News Around New Jersey - weekdays! How to Stop Spotted Lanternflies From Hatching in Union County ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Despite a gray start to the day, the sun came out Saturday for events around Plainfield that included history lessons, a health fair and a ribbon cutting for an organization that advocates and provides support for children with autism and their families. Friends of Olmsted Parks ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The 200th anniversary of Frederick Law Olmsted's birth on April 26 is being celebrated in 2022, and the National Association for Olmsted Parks invites you join the party. Olmsted is credited with creating the landscape architecture profession, and his famous designs include sites ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — It's Easter fun in Plainfield, part two. We may have put the horse before the cart... or the chicken before the Easter egg... because we received more photos from egg hunts around town. Previously we shared photos from the fun had by all at the Plainfield Rescue Squad event, ...

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NEW JERSEY - With chocolate bunnies being the start of many baskets today, other than knowing that everyone bites the ears first because they taste best, what do we really know about rabbits, bunnies, and hares. Regarding the chocolate variety, more than 90 million are produced annually. We're ...

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