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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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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

'Wittenberg' review: Hamlet and Faustus as 'bros with big ideas'

When Hamlet walks across the stage at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, he wears a purple brocade jacket and pants - with a knit beanie and a casual messenger bag. It's an appropriate look for a college kid late for a lecture, who also happens to be a legend of the Elizabethan theater.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Alternative Press

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

WESTFIELD, NJ 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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The Jersey Journal

Carjacker steals man's Mercedes from Elizabeth mall parking lot in broad daylight

Elizabeth police are seeking witnesses to a carjacking Friday, in which a gunman stole a Mercedes S550 from a driver at the Jersey Gardens Mall. ELIZABETH - Police are seeking witnesses to a carjacking Friday that occurred in the middle of the day at the Jersey Gardens mall when a masked robber stole a Brooklyn man's 2011 Mercedes S550 at gunpoint.

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The Jersey Journal

Man, 65, with Alzheimer's missing from Elizabeth, police say

ELIZABETH - City police are asking for the public's help in locating a 65-year-old man last seen at his Lafayette Street home Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The man, Fulgencio Franco, suffers from Alzheimer's disease and diabetes and speaks very little English because he was born in Puerto Rico, police said. Franco is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing approximately 205 pounds, with brown hair and a mustache.

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The Jersey Journal

Carjacker steals man's Mercedes from Elizabeth mall parking lot in broad daylight

Elizabeth police are seeking witnesses to a carjacking Friday, in which a gunman stole a Mercedes S550 from a driver at the Jersey Gardens Mall. ELIZABETH - Police are seeking witnesses to a carjacking Friday that occurred in the middle of the day at the Jersey Gardens mall when a masked robber stole a Brooklyn man's 2011 Mercedes S550 at gunpoint.

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The Jersey Journal

Man, 65, with Alzheimer's missing from Elizabeth, police say

ELIZABETH - City police are asking for the public's help in locating a 65-year-old man last seen at his Lafayette Street home Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The man, Fulgencio Franco, suffers from Alzheimer's disease and diabetes and speaks very little English because he was born in Puerto Rico, police said. Franco is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing approximately 205 pounds, with brown hair and a mustache.

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NJ.com

Vintage photos of famous folks seen in N.J.

New Jersey has produced more than its fair share of famous folks - actors, writers athletes, inventors, etc., born and raised in the Garden State. But countless celebrities who never called Jersey home made it their business to pass through, visit, vacation, work or train here over the years.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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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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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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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