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  1. Rahway man admits to causing fatal accident following police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A Rahway man has admitted to being responsible for a vehicle pursuit that ended in a fatal crash in Elizabeth approximately two years ago. Sentencing in the case has been scheduled for Friday, September 15, 2017, at which time the state will recommend a sentence of 20 years in state prison.

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  2. Prosecutor asks public to help solve 2-year-old homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Investigators are requesting assistance from the public in identifying and locating two persons of interest in a homicide that occurred two years ago this week in Elizabeth, said acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. The Prosecutor's Office released video clips depicting the male and female, pulled from surveillance footage recorded shortly before the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Earlquan Moore.

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  3. Obituary: Marlenes L. TeixeiraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Marlenes L. Teixeira lived her life in two exuberant phases: growing up in Cuba, where she mastered the piano, and living in the U.S., where she mastered her new world and shaped it to the benefit of those she touched, intimately as a wife, mother and daughter, and professionally as an educator impacting thousands in the Elizabeth school system. Throughout, with her incandescent smile, she exhibited joy and faith in God, family and herself - and in the happy future she anticipated with her husband, Tony, and her twin boys, Tony and Teo.

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  4. Four plead guilty in connection with Elizabeth robbery-turned-murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    All four men charged in connection with an attempted robbery that resulted in the death of a Brooklyn man in Elizabeth nearly three years ago have admitted to their roles in the crime. Ali Garner, 31 and Keon Lewis, 32, both of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty Monday to charges of first-degree aggravated manslaughter Co-defendants Larry Jones, 35, of Elizabeth and 38-year-old Travis Picou of Paterson had previously pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree robbery.

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  5. Probation officer imprisoned for taking bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A state probation officer was sentenced Friday to serve three years in a New Jersey state prison for accepting bribes to protect a man who continued using illicit drugs while serving a probationary term for drug offenses. Rhonda Battle, 48, of Roselle was sentenced to the term and was ordered to serve at least two years in custody before she can be eligible for parole.

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  6. Elizabeth native is serving in the U.S. NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Petty Officer 2nd Class Juan Yepezalvear of Elizabeth works as an aviation support equipment technician and operates out of Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. A South America High School in Ecuador graduate and Elizabeth, N.J. native is serving in the U.S. Navy with Commander Strike Fighter Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet .

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  7. Elizabeth man charged with sexually assaulting childRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    An Elizabeth man hired last year to take care of a young child has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting her on multiple occasions. > > Jonathan Tavara-Nima, 31, is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, one count of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, and three counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child.

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  8. Union County annex adds six court roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new Union County Courthouse Cherry Street Annex at 2 Cherry Street in Elizabeth, which provides six state-of-the-art courtrooms and facilities that will serve families. "As a Judiciary, we are proud of this courthouse for many reasons," said the Honorable Karen M. Cassidy, Assignment Judge for the Union County Vicinage.

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  9. Elizabeth child falls from windowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Police said after plunging from the apartment on Friday night around 8 p.m.on Ripley Place, the 3-year-old was taken to University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in serious but stable condition.

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  10. Elizabeth man charged with death by auto after hit-and-run pedestrian strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    An Elizabeth man is charged with death by auto and leaving the scene of a fatal accident after killing 23-year-old Mujahid Henry of Newark , who was walking struck Henry near the 1200 block of East Linden Avenue. At about 12:30 a.m. on Friday, Linden Police Department patrol units responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park and Linden Police Chief Jonathan Parham.

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  11. YMCA Summer Camp Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Gateway Family YMCA is gearing up for a summer of fun with the theme, "Once Upon a Summer", and is inviting the public to learn more about summer camp at an open house this spring. Summer camp open house scheduled for May 16 6-8pm.

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  12. Help sought in identifying suspect in Elizabeth homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The man in this photo is a suspect wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of 28-year-old Elizabeth resident Michael Eargle. Investigators are seeking assistance from the public in order to identify a suspect in a homicide that took place in Elizabeth last month, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.

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  13. Carjacker runs into crash investigation, placed under arrest after police-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Officials investigating a routine motor vehicle accident alongside Ronald Reagan Academy on Saturday, were encountered by a fleeing carjacker. Police on the scene fired shots at a stolen SUV before making an arrest.

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  14. Summer Camp Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Gateway Family YMCA is gearing up for a summer of fun with the theme, "Once Upon a Summer", and is inviting the public to learn more about summer camp at an open house this spring. Summer camp open house dates are scheduled for April 29 12-3pm and May 16 6-8pm.

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  15. Vote-by-Mail ballots available May 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi ssid that Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available beginning on Monday, May 1 for the 2017 Primary Election. > > This year's Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 6. > > "New Jersey will select its first new governor in eight years this November, and the June 6 Primary Election is a critical step in that process," said Rajoppi.

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  16. County awards grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Sixteen local organizations will receive a total of $22,000 from the 2017 Union County History Grants Program, made possible from the New Jersey Historical Commission. The grants will be used to support special projects or general operating expenses for the county based non-profit history organizations and units of local government, including libraries and schools.

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  17. 2017 County Health Rankings Announced at The Gateway Family YMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    On March 29, 2017, the 2017 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps were released at an event at The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch, 135 Madison Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ. Local community organizations shared their collaborative efforts to create a Culture of Health within New Jersey.

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  18. Probation officer admits taking bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a state probation officer pleaded guilty yesterday to a charge of accepting bribes to protect a man who continued using illicit drugs while serving a probationary term for drug offenses. > > > > Rhonda Battle, 48, of Roselle pleaded guilty to official misconduct, saying she accepted bribes, including a $400 payment on December 23, 2015 from the man who was assigned to regularly report to her as part of his probationary term.

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  19. Elizabeth man charged with kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Elizabeth man who held a 6-year-old boy hostage during an hours-long standoff with police at an Elizabeth apartment complex over the weekend has been charged in connection with the incident. LeRoy Boyd, 38, is charged with second-degree kidnapping and third-degree possession of cocaine.

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  20. Majority of reported crimes in NJ's big cities go unsolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Democrat Lisa McCormick says more evidence that revolutionary changes are required to cure government dysfunction is found in statistics from the State Police that reveal a vast majority of crimes that were reported in New Jersey's largest municipalities were not solved by the police. The statistics filed on a monthly basis by local police departments and assembled every year in the Uniform Crime Report, showed that 80% of the crimes that were reported in New Jersey's 8 most recognized municipalities went unsolved.

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