Elizabeth Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Family who accused cops of assaulting mourners settles lawsuit for $60KRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH -- Three people who filed a lawsuit against Elizabeth police alleging they were assaulted while gathered at a house to mourn the death of a family member have settled the case for $60,000 . The news of the settlement was first reported by NJ Civil Settlements, which provides a partial list of settlements paid by New Jersey government agencies and their insurers to those who have sued them.

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  2. Auto deals - or drug deals? Heroin bust at Elizabeth dealershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The owners of a small used-car dealership on Routes 1&9 are facing drug charges after heroin and suspected drug money were found at their city business, prosecutors say. Yair Gutierrez, 43, of Linden, and Alexander Garcia, 44, of Westfield, were arrested this week after a two-month investigation by authorities in Bergen County.

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  3. Union County takes to the streets for annual St. Patrick's Day paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | The Jersey Journal

    UNION -- Hundreds of people joined Union County's St. Patrick's Day celebration Saturday for the annual parade's 21st year. The Archbishop of Newark, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, celebrated a Mass in Elizabeth before the parade, and Westfield resident Joe Nolan served as the grand marshal.

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  4. Two Union County men arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | NorthJersey.com

    ... Office searched Gutierrez's 2005 Chevrolet Equinox and the jointly owned Emporium Auto Sales at 186 Gibbons Ct. in Elizabeth. The search turned up one and a half kilograms of heroin, $10,000 believed to be from drug sales, a kilogram press machine, ...

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  5. Seton Hall heads into March Madness with a real chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | SILive.com

    ... triple teaming him. Delgado is the centerpiece, out of the Dominican Republic with a stop at the Patrick School in Elizabeth, N.J. He's a guy who doesn't seem to get his due despite a season average of 15.6 points and 13.2 rebounds per, and a ...

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  6. Man sentenced to 5 years in fatal drunk-driving crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | NJ.com

    Antonio Rodriguez must serve at least 85 percent of a five-year prison term before his eligible for parole. ELIZABETH -- A Superior Court judge on Friday sentence a Linden man to five years in prison for a fatal drunk-driving crash that the judge called "a totally avoidable tragedy.'

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  7. 65-year-old man died from punch in the head, authorities confirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH -- A 65-year-old Elizabeth man died Tuesday after a Newark resident struck him in the head after an argument, authorities confirmed Friday. Douglass Byrd, 27, hit Larry Adams with his fist and caused him serious head injuries that ultimately killed him, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said.

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  8. N.J. man charged in elaborate identity theft schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | The Jersey Journal

    EDISON -- Police have accused an Elizabeth man of using the identities of Edison residents to get loans and credit cards, according to officials. James C. Clay, 35, was arrested this week following a five-month investigation in the identity theft scheme after police receiving several complaints from Edison residents in October, police Det.

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  9. Menendez, Archbishop rally for grandpa facing deportation. Will you? | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | NJ.com

    Catalino Guerrero in his home with his granddaughters, Mia, 7; Lizbeth, 10; and Elizabeth, 7. and Cardinal Joseph Tobin will be there with him. All to prevent this one man from being deported .

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  10. Brush fires reported in N.J., smoke may be smelled hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | SILive.com

    Brush fires have been reported in both Lakewood and Elizabeth, N.J., and Staten Islanders may be able to smell smoke as strong winds carry the odor into the borough.

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  11. IN STITCHESOther charity knitting events and groups in our areaOther...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | Courier News

    ... for a common cause. Knitters will be making crib-sized baby blankets to be donated to Raphael's Life House in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Raphael's Life House is a 12-bed temporary shelter for homeless young women age 18-21 who are either pregnant or who ...

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  12. Elizabeth had 7 water main breaks Tuesday, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Jersey Journal

    The mains, most of which were six inches in size, ruptured at Rahway, Amboy and Elizabeth avenues, as well as Broadway, Inslee Place and Neck Lane.

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  13. N.J. mini mart owner gets 24 month sentence for food stamp schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Jersey Journal

    The owner of the Checkpoint Mini Mart in Elizabeth was sentenced to 24 months in prison for illegal paying people for the food stamp benefits and netting more tan $1 million, authorities said. NEWARK -- He owned a small Elizabeth grocery store just down the block from the city police headquarters, but in one year he more received than $1.1 million through an illegal food stamp scheme, federal authorities said.

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  14. Temple Pro Day a reminder of Kyle Flood's New Jersey recruiting misses at RutgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | The Jersey Journal

    ... hail from New Jersey, including projected first-round pick Haasan Reddick (Haddon Heights High School) and former Elizabeth stars Jahad Thomas and Phillip Walker. "It shows that Jersey breeds good players and they're going to continue to produce ...

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  15. Residents laud paraders, decry projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Observer

    Last Tuesday's Belleville Township Council meeting started out with lots of bonhomie as congratulations were extended to Michael Roscommons House owner Frank Dauksis and College of St. Elizabeth senior Morgan Sim on their selections as grand marshal and parade queen, respectively, for the upcoming Nutley Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade. But the upbeat mood at the meeting quickly changed when the governing body was asked to vote on a proposed financial agreement with the redeveloper of a 2-acre Valley tract at Terry and Cortlandt Sts.

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  16. QP's Farley-Clark playing like an All-AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Observer

    When Raven Farley-Clark first transferred to Queen of Peace from the Patrick School in Elizabeth last year, she had no idea what it was going to be like playing for new head girls' basketball coach Jiovanny Fontan. "I thought I was doing everything right," Farley-Clark said.

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  17. Services announced for retired Elizabeth officer killed in car fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | NJ.com

    ELIZABETH -- Funeral services have been announced for a former Elizabeth police officer who died Friday when his pickup truck crashed into a transformer and caught fire. The wake for James "Jim" Varga is scheduled for Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home on East St. Georges Avenue in Linden.

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  18. Hey, NJ renters: That Craigslist apartment ad could be a scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... than $9,000 from "multiple victims," police said. In August the department announced that couples from Linden and Elizabeth had been victims of the scam, combining to spend close to $5,000 on what they thought was an apartment in Linden. The ...

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  19. Duo arrested in Linden allegedly ran Craigslist rental scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The Jersey Journal

    ... for an initial court appearance Monday. In August, police received complaints from a Linden couple and an Elizabeth couple who found a listing for a Cedar Avenue apartment on Craigslist. The Elizabeth couple paid $2,650 for two months' rent, signed ...

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  20. Slim Lewis Slept HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Air & Space

    ... miles. On August 6, 1918, pioneers of the airmail came together at the Standard Aero Corporation factory in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where the six JR-1B aircraft that would begin the service were manufactured. Otto Praeger (second from left), the ...

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