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Letter To The Editor: Resident Concerned Over Hours Of Meisel Avenue Paving Project

Letter To The Editor: Resident Concerned Over Hours Of Meisel Avenue Paving Project

Submitted to Patch by a resident of Springfield.
Springfield Public Library To Show 'Banned Books: A Film Program' On Sept. 15

Springfield Public Library To Show 'Banned Books: A Film Program' On Sept. 15

The Springfield Free Public Library will continue its lunchtime film series "Banned Books: A Film Program Celebrating The Freedom To Read".
Springfield: The Art of Pottery

Springfield: The Art of Pottery

Pottery Show and presentation by the local artist Robert Goldberg.

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Letter To The Editor: Resident Concerned Over Hours Of Meisel Avenue Paving Project

Letter To The Editor: Resident Concerned Over Hours Of Meisel Avenue Paving Project

Submitted to Patch by a resident of Springfield.
3,000 Gallons Of Jet Fuel Leak Into Storm Sewer In Union County, Reports Say

3,000 Gallons Of Jet Fuel Leak Into Storm Sewer In Union County, Reports Say

About 3,000 gallons of jet fuel recovered from an onsite, self-contained sewer system, at Buckeye Partners Linden facility were reported.
Linden Animal Shelter Will Close, 23 Violations Cited

Linden Animal Shelter Will Close, 23 Violations Cited

Due to 23 health violations and numerous complains from the public, the Linden Animal Shelter will be shut down by of 2014.
Union County Hosts NJ Bodybuilding Championships

Union County Hosts NJ Bodybuilding Championships

Bodybuilders from all over the state came together at Kean University to compete in the state's Bodybuilding Championships.
Union County Awards 46

Union County Awards 46 "HEART" Grants

46 artists, historians and local non-profit organizations will receive funding through the 2014 Union County HEART Grant Program.
Injured Deer Slows Rush Hour Traffic, Man Charged in Pine Hill Murder and NJ's Top 20 Public Schools Top NJ State News

Injured Deer Slows Rush Hour Traffic, Man Charged in Pine Hill Murder and NJ's Top 20 Public Schools Top NJ State News

Plus: Could Middletown woman's chai-glazed cinnamon waffles be the next $1 million recipe?
Two Union County Vo-Tech Schools Make NJ Monthly's 'Top Vocational High Schools' List

Two Union County Vo-Tech Schools Make NJ Monthly's 'Top Vocational High Schools' List

Union County Magnet tied for third on NJ Monthly’s 2014 “Top Vocational Schools” list while Academy for Information Technology came in sixth
Tonight: Union County Resident Takes On America's Got Talent Quarter Finals

Tonight: Union County Resident Takes On America's Got Talent Quarter Finals

Union County resident Kelli Glover will take on the quarter finals of America's Got Talent Tonight at 9 p.m. on NBC.
UPDATE: Man Who Decapitated Chickens In Union County Did The Same To Goat Last Year

UPDATE: Man Who Decapitated Chickens In Union County Did The Same To Goat Last Year

Leonard L. Edwards Jr., the man arrested for decapitating several chickens in a Linden cemetery last week also mutilated a goat last April.
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Stolen Car Dumped In Union County When Thieves Find Child In Backseat

Stolen Car Dumped In Union County When Thieves Find Child In Backseat

Thieves quickly changed their mind about a car they stole in Union county on Saturday after they realized there was a child in the backseat.
How To Post On Patch

How To Post On Patch

Welcome back! Here’s what you need to know to start posting on Patch again.
Want To Buy In Springfield?

Want To Buy In Springfield?

Looking to buy in Springfield? Check out Zillow’s list of homes for sale in the area.
Update: 20-Year-Old Victim Identified In Union County Shooting

Update: 20-Year-Old Victim Identified In Union County Shooting

The man killed in a Union County shooting Saturday night has been identified as 20-year-old Dearn Marcano.
Story Developing: Multiple People Shot In Union County, One Dead

Story Developing: Multiple People Shot In Union County, One Dead

Multiple people were shot around 9.p.m in Union County on Saturday, resulting in one death.
Union County First In State To Decline Immigration Detainer Requests

Union County First In State To Decline Immigration Detainer Requests

The ACLU-NJ recognizes Union County for being the first county in the State of New Jersey to decline immigration detainer requests.
What Happened In Union County?

What Happened In Union County?

A look back at some of the stories coming out of Union County this week.