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Elizabeth, New Jersey is located in Union County. Zip codes in Elizabeth, NJ include 07201, 07208, and 07202. The median home price in Elizabeth is $229,900 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Elizabeth information.

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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Union County's Mobile Document-Shredding Program, Sept. 27

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available on Saturday, September 27, at the Westfield Memorial Pool in Westfield. "Union County's mobile document-shredding service helps residents fight identity theft and eliminate clutter in their homes," said Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak, liaison to the Solid Waste Advisory Council.

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13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

DEA warns of high purity heroin in N.J.

New Jersey has some of the purest heroin in the United States, recent Drug Enforcement Administration lab tests revealed. The DEA issued an advisory to the public last week, warning of the on average 58 percent purity level of the drug in the state, an increase of 12 percent from 2011, according to the agency.

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19 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Uncle Louie G's - Gourmet Italian Ices & Ice Cream

Growing up, Todd Sacco used to frequent Bandy's on a hot summer day but after the well-known establishment closed almost two decades ago there wasn't a place in South Plainfield that exclusively sold Italian ices and ice cream. That all changed in May 2012 when Sacco and his wife Andrea, along with her parents Tony and Joanne Damino of Rahway, opened Uncle Louie G Handmade Gourmet Italian Ices & Ice Cream at 228 Hamilton Boulevard.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

New York Post

Transsexual hooker parties then robs penthouse: cops

Two low-level lackeys at a financial firm learned their boss was leaving town for a vacation - so they decided it would be a blast to break into her penthouse and throw a party, police sources said. Things were going great until the transsexual hooker they hired for kicks cleaned the place out of $30,000 worth of high-end goods.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Hillside police arrest man linked to two carjackings in Irvington, Elizabeth, authorities say

Hillside police say a Newark man was arrested after he who crashed a car stolen in a carjacking, and then was founding carrying the wallet taken from a victim in a separate carjacking, HILLSIDE - Authorities say a 19-year-old Newark man, who was arrested early today after crashing a vehicle taken in a carjacking in Irvington, was also involved in a separate carjacking in Elizabeth. At 12:42 a.m., Sgt.

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NJ.com

Children of firearms instructor killed by 9-year-old N.J. girl in Arizona release video message

The four children of an Arizona firearms instructor who was killed by a 9-year-old New Jersey girl said in a video statement they are "worried" for her and "wish her peace." The video, published on the website of the attorney representing Charlie Vacca's family, features his four kids - Ashley, Elizabeth, Tyler and Christopher.

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The Jersey Journal

Exhibit pays homage to county history

ELIZABETH - A collection of photographs by Wolf Kretlow of Roselle titled "Historic Union County" is on display at the Freeholders Gallery in Elizabeth. The exhibit, which honors historic sites and structures throughout the county, will be on display in the gallery located in the Union County Administration Building at Elizabethtown Plaza on Rahway Avenue.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

6, 2014, photo, vintage baseball player Matt Fischetti with the Resolute Base Ball Club of Elizabeth, N.J., waits for his turn to bat during the 2014 Base-Ball Exhibition & Fair at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. . This Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Union County's Mobile Document-Shredding Program visits Westfield Sept. 27

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that its next mobile paper-shredding program for personal documents will be available on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Westfield Memorial Pool in Westfield.

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Patch.com

Union County Firefighters Help Support Mans Run From Pentagon To Ground Zero

In an effort to help support those effected by the events of 9//11 , Jeremy Boyd of North Carolina is making the 240 mile run from the Pentagon to Ground Zero.

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The Jersey Journal

Free GED test prep classes begin Sept. 29 in Cranford and Elizabeth

Literacy New Jersey is offering free GED Test Prep Classes in Cranford and Elizabeth beginning Monday, Sept. 29. The 15- week course is designed to help individuals prepare to take the high school equivalency exam and earn a GED Certificate.

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Philly.com

Low wages, high costs

Maria Fernandes died quietly in her 2001 Kia Sportage parked near a Wawa in Elizabeth, N.J. The 32-year-old from Newark had pulled into a parking lot for a nap. Police say she was overcome by fumes from a gas can she kept in the car in case she ran out of fuel as she commuted among low-wage jobs at three different Dunkin' Donuts franchises.

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New Jersey Jewish News

Pols scrimp to raise hunger awareness NEW

The Food Stamp Challenge - organized by the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ together with Jewish Family Service of Central NJ and Jewish Family Service of MetroWest - has drawn dozens of state and local legislators and community members, who have all pledged to feed themselves on $4.20 a day for the week of Sept. 8-14.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Watchung police make warrant arrests

Nyjirah N. Miles, 25, of Elizabeth was arrested at 11 a.m. on Sept. 2, at the Roselle Police Department on an outstanding Watchung Municipal Court Warrant after being unable to post the $500 full cash bail.

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Clarks Hometown News Patriot

The Run to Never Forget making stop in Elizabeth

Over the course of four days, Jeremy Boyd of Cary, NC will run 240 miles from the Pentagon to Ground Zero. The purpose of his run is to honor and support people directly impacted by the events of September 11, 2001, by raising funds for two charities that provide support services for survivors.

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The Jersey Journal

Elizabeth police investigating shots fired in motel room door

ELIZABETH - Detectives recovered several .45-caliber shell casings after a report of shots fired at the Knights Inn on Routes 1 and 9 Tuesday, police said. According to a statement, officers confirmed shots were fired at a door to a second-floor room in the hotel.

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The Jersey Journal

Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce of Elizabeth sponsors trip to Tuscany, Italy

The Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce in Elizabeth has announced it is sponsoring a trip to Tuscany, Italy, in March and is inviting chamber members, family and friends to join them on this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enjoy a nine-day journey back to the old country, filled with culture and stunning scenery, and explore various excursions throughout the Tuscan region.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Man running from Pentagon to Ground Zero for 9/11 victims gets support from Elizabeth firefighters

ELIZABETH - A North Carolina man running 240 miles between the Pentagon and Ground Zero will get a boost from Elizabeth firefighters when his trek takes him through the city on the 13th anniversary of 9/11. Jeremy Boyd of Cary, North Carolina, started The Run to Never Forget on Monday, to benefit charities supporting victims, military members, first responders and families affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Friends mourn woman who died napping between jobs

5, 2014, in Newark, N.J. . Friends and family leave flowers on the casket during a funeral service for Maria Fernandes, 32, Friday, Sept.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Jewish leaders, legislators take - food stamp challenge'

Jewish leaders and legislators kicked off a seven-day Food Stamp challenge Monday at the Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey in Elizabeth.

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