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  1. Plainfield man identified as fatal shooting victim, $10K reward offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NJ.com

    PLAINFIELD -- A 36-year-old Plainfield resident has been identified as the man found shot to death on a city street early Thursday and a $10,000 reward for information in his killing has been offered, authorities said Friday. Ronnell Harrison was found in a driveway on the 700 block of West 4th Street around 5:45 a.m., acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said in a statement.

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  2. 2 men indicted for fatal shooting of innocent bystanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Jersey Journal

    Shaquille Spruiel, 23, left, and Diniek Forbes, 18, were indicted for the murder of an bystander in Plainfield last May. ELIZABETH -- Two men were indicted on murder charges for a fatal shooting of a 37-year-old innocent bystander in Plainfield last May, authorities said Thursday. A Union County grand jury indicted Diniek Forbes, 18, and Shaquille Spruiel, 23, both of Plainfield on charges of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and two weapons offenses for their roles in the killing of Willie Lee Major of Plainfield, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park said in a statement.

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  3. Plainfield police investigate body found in cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NJ.com

    Authorities are investigating a homicide on West 4th Street in Plainfield on Thursday morning. The victim was found on the 700 block of West 4th Street in the city, according to Union County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Mark Spivey.

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  4. Father of 6 gunned down in Plainfield had turned life around, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jersey Journal

    PLAINFIELD -- When he got out of the halfway house, Al-Muakhkhir Kearney promised himself he would make a fresh start. Things would be different.

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  5. Rumson-Fair Haven comes from behind to beat South Plainfield for 4th straight state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | NJ.com

    PISCATAWAY After falling behind by two scores in the first half, it took one play to get Rumson-Fair Haven 's offense back in rhythm. On the first play from scrimmage after South Plainfield took a two-touchdown lead midway through the second quarter, Rumson-Fair Haven running back Matt Vecchiarelli broke free for an 80-yard score to get the Bulldogs on the board and that play proved to be the spark that Rumson needed.

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  6. PHOTOS: Rumson-Fair Haven vs. South Plainfield in the Central Jersey, Group 3 finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | NJ.com

    PISCATAWAY The final game at Rutgers University in underway as Rumson-Fair Haven and South Plainfield battle in the Central Jersey, Group 3 final. NJ Advance Media will have full coverage throughout the game, along with plenty of postgame work.

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  7. 36-year-old man shot, killed in 9th Plainfield homicide this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | NJ.com

    PLAINFIELD -- A 36-year-old Newark man shot in Plainfield Thursday night died of his injuries later that evening, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday. Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Plainfield police responded to a report of an unresponsive male on the 100 block of Netherwood Avenue and found Kearney, Park said.

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  8. Man had 500 decks of heroin, 20 grams of crack cocaine, police saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Jersey Journal

    WATCHUNG -- Acting on tip, authorities arrested an Irvington man who was in possession of 500 decks of heroin and 20 grams of crack cocaine, Acting Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson said in a news release Friday. Waleed L. Hosley, 43, was arrested on Tuesday by authorities who had stationed a surveillance team at the Blue Star Shopping Center in the borough after receiving information that Hosley would arrive there in possession of heroin and crack cocaine.

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  9. Saturday, 7 p.m.: Live Video & fan chat, Rumson-Fair Haven vs. South Plainfield, CJG3 finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | NJ.com

    Welcome to the LIVE VIDEO for South Plainfield and Rumson-Fair Haven in the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 3 final. The webcast is at the bottom of this post and will start just before the scheduled 7 p.m. kickoff.

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  10. Non-public, Group 2 final: 10 things to know about Holy Spirit vs. Mater DeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | NJ.com

    HISTORY LESSON: Mater Dei and Holy Spirit have never met in the state playoffs. Mater Dei has reached only one sectional final in its football history, losing to St. Joseph , 6-0, in 1999.

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  11. Central Jersey, Group 3 Final: 10 things to know about Rumson-Fair Haven vs. South PlainfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | NJ.com

    Rumson-Fair Haven and South Plainfield will face off in the Central Jersey, Group 3 final on Saturday at Rutgers University. Here are 10 things you need to know about the contest.

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  12. 4 MS-13 gang members get life in prison for 3 murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | NJ.com

    Inez Yancha, mother of Christian Tigsi, speaks to a crowd at a peace rally on Dec. 12, 2009 in front of the Plainfield train station where her son was shot. The father, Alonzo Tigsi is on the right.

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  13. Rumson-Fair Haven vs. South Plainfield: Everything you need for the C3 finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | NJ.com

    SOUTH PLAINFIELD WILL WIN IF: The quarterback tandem of Lovett and Marston keeps Rumson-Fair Haven off balance and Delvecchio moves the ball well on the ground, while Sapini, Harris and the defense keep Rumson-Fair Haven from running the ball effectively and killing the clock.

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  14. South Plainfield (21) at North Plainfield (39) - FootballRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | NJ.com

    Al-Nasir Robinson ran for 156 yards on 13 carries with a score as North Plainfield defeated South Plainfield, 39-21, in South Plainfield. North Plainfield, averaging 30 points per game this season, improved to 27-15-1 against its Thanksgiving rival.

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  15. Plainfield (14) at Westfield (30) - FootballRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | NJ.com

    Four different players scored touchdowns to lift Westfield, No. 10 in the NJ.com Top 20, to a 30-14 win over Plainfield in the annual Thanksgiving rivalry game in Westfield.

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  16. Hoboken students are essay contest winners | Journal EntriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | NJ.com

    Mayor Zimmer and Commander Carey recognized Arianna at the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Elysian Park and presented her with an official proclamation. On Veterans Day, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and American Legion Post 107 Commander John Carey announced the winners of Hoboken's second annual Veterans Day essay contest The Veterans Day essay contest was open to students in grades 5-8 attending any school in Hoboken.

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  17. Worried about health care costs? This N.J. group is listeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | The Jersey Journal

    The consumer's point of view is missing from the debate on health care, according to a group of employers, union and business leaders and the state's largest insurance company, which announced Monday a plan to seek public input on how to control costs. Members of Better Choices Better Care New Jersey will use social media, focus groups, polls and public forums to hear from people who buy and use health insurance to get their perspectives on what's working and what isn't, said Christine Stearns, a health care lobbyist who will serve as executive director and general counsel for the new organization.

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  18. South Plainfield (26) at Ewing (0), NJSIAA Tournament, Semifinal...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | NJ.com

    Zachary Delvecchio's three touchdowns helped lift South Plainfield over Ewing, 26-0, and into the sectional final for the first time in nine years. The third-seeded Tigers' win over the second-seeded Blue Devils in the NJSIAA/Sports Care Institute.com Central Jersey, Group 3 semifinal will match South Plainfield against fourth-seeded Rumson-Fair Haven in two weeks at a neutral site.

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  19. Live Updates: South Plainfield at Ewing, CJ3 semifinal, Friday, 7 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | NJ.com

    A spot in sectional finals is at stake when South Plainfield travels to Ewing for a Central Jersey Group 3 semifinal on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Times of Trenton Game of the Week. NJ.com will provide live updates from the game using the comments box below.

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  20. Times of Trenton Game of the Week preview: Even after a playoff win, Ewing is still hungryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | The Times of Trenton

    So when the Blue Devils assembled for meetings and film on Monday, head coach Drew Besler was looking for signs that his team had full bellies and were pushing themselves away from the table. "I was wondering if they thought what we've accomplished was enough," said Besler, who leads Ewing against South Plainfield in the Central Jersey Group 3 semifinals on Friday night, 7 p.m. in the Times of Trenton Game of the Week.

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