Press Releases

August 14, 2018

An official ribbon cutting by members of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will mark the opening of the first-ever Sensory Trail at the Watchung Reservation and in the county. The ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at the head of the trail, behind the ...

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Imagine peer support groups are available for New Jersey children and families coping with loss due to death or illness. Support groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a  4-day training and ongoing continuing education programs.  Volunteers come from all walks of life and ...

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Imagine peer support groups are available for New Jersey children and families coping with loss due to death or illness. Support groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a  4-day training and ongoing continuing education programs.  Volunteers come from all walks of life and ...

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South Plainfield–The South Plainfield Community Pool has been a treasure to Borough residents since being built in the mid 60’s. The Pool, which at one time was privately owned, has been a source of recreational fun for generations. It is a source of summer relief for residents young and ...

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Morristown Medical Center Nationally Rated in Cardiology & Heart Surgery and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery  Overlook Medical Center Highly Rated and Recognized for Neurology & Neurosurgery  Morristown, NJ—Atlantic Health System today announced that Morristown Medical Center was ...

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Volunteers from Unity Bank came to the Center for Hope Hospice on July 17 to learn how to make colorful flower arrangements for residents at Peggy’s House in Scotch Plains and Father Hudson House in Elizabeth. Teaching them was Tony Sweisford, who teaches flower arranging online and whose son, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Reid Snyder of Tamaques School recently won the annual TD Bank Young Heroes Award Awarded by the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia The Young Heroes Award recognizes young people who have taken action to make positive social change in their schools and communities. Reid won ...

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Assemblywoman Amy Handlin and Senator Vin Gopal, in a bipartisan effort, will host a fraud panel to educate residents on the dangers of scams and teach them how they can protect themselves. The panel will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Twin Lights Room One in the ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on Bloomberg Radio discussing the collapse of the Turkish Lira, interest rates and Tesla ptview.com/medias/tv-radio Note - segment begins at at 27:09 mark For more than 25 years, Point View Wealth ...

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The Summit Area YMCA recently received a Resolution of Recognition from The Summit Board of Education in recognition for its work in providing special needs students with customized education plans to transition into their home communities. The Summit Area YMCA works with the Summit School ...

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Join the Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer program at MetLife Stadium on Friday August 24 at 7:30 p.m.  Email Spartansnj@gmail.com for tickets.  Tickets are $50 for 200 level endzone seats

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Clark American Legion Post #328 78 Westfield Ave, Clark, NJ 07066 We are the Clark American Legion Post #328, a not for profit Veteran's organization.  Our members are made up of veterans mostly in and around the Clark area.  Clark Post #328 is know as the "Children & Youth Post".  ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all members of the community to a free screening of the 2016 documentary film Making a Killing: Gus, Greed and the NRA in partnership with the non-profit organization Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in New Jersey. The screening will take place ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-Bergen/Passaic) issued the following statement regarding discrimination from the Jenkinson’s Boardwalk staff on Friday: “The incident involving the staff at Jenkinson’s Aquarium Gift Shop in Point Pleasant last Friday was both disgraceful and ...

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The Madison Area YMCA has perfect programs for preschoolers! The Enrichment department offers classes in music, crafts, Legos, STEM and cooking including Bake Boss Junior for children 18 months-3 years old. Parents and children bake delicious treats, from breakfast to dessert. Children learn the ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents seeking emergency shelter and other services that the new 24-Hour Homeless Emergency Response Hotline number is now 908-249-4815. The new Hotline number took effect as of Tuesday, August 7. It is staffed and operated by Gateway ...

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The time  has finally come! Monday is Date Night! Grab a bottle of wine and come on over to Emma's Brick Oven and relax... If Mondays are for the parents then Tuesdays are for the kids Meet your favorite Mermaid at Emma's TOMORROW! Are you as excited as us? We can't wait to see you there!

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In this workshop we will explore pottery from the Indus Valley and other regions that takes back to the beginnings of civilization in India. Find out more of India’s history and her connections to other ancient civilizations as you enjoy decorating pots in tropical colors and Indian tribal designs.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Temple Beth Am in Parsippany, a reform congregation, is offering a satellite school in Livingston for the upcoming Jewish Religious school year. Weekday religious school sessions will be held in Livingston so that parents will not need to drive to Parsippany for their children ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents and visitors to continue taking steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites and help reduce the mosquito population. “It has been an unusually hot and rainy summer, and we are urging residents to take simple steps to prevent ...

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Timothy O'Brien recently was featured in Boys' Life magazine and honored for winning the 2017 Union County Wildlife Photography Contest in the age 12-17 division. O'Brien is currently a Life Scout. Contact Scoutmaster Rob Lang for more information on joining Troop 73 at ...

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The time  has finally come! Monday is Date Night! Grab a bottle of wine and come on over to Emma's Brick Oven and relax... If Mondays are for the parents then Tuesdays are for the kids Meet your favorite Mermaid at Emma's TOMORROW! Are you as excited as us? We can't wait to see you there!

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Once again this Monday night, Emma's Brick Oven will have Frank Sinatra songs by Paul Fasone. Can't make it Monday? Tuesday night is Kids Night Out, this week featuring their favorite mermaid.... Don't miss out and come join us!!!!!!!!!!!! Emma's Brick Oven is located at 101 North Union Avenue, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As National Immunization Month begins, the Livingston Health Department has shared information about immunizations for both adults and children and reminds residents to plan ahead for the fall.  Information for Parents of Students With the new school year approaching, August ...

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Renowned actress and singer Michele McConnell is now offering voice lessons at Drama Geek Studios in Newton, N.J. The soprano earned her degree in vocal music education from Butler University, belongs to the Actor's Equity Association and is an adjunct faculty member in the musical theater ...

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NEW JERSEY — As summer winds down, the American Red Cross urges individuals to give blood and platelets now and help end an emergency summer blood shortage that began last month. A critical need remains as many regular donors delay giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to ...

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The Bernards Township Health Department, in conjunction with The Blood Center of New Jersey, is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Blood Drive will be held at the Bernards Township Community Center located at 289 South Maple Ave. in Basking ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Fairfield Free Public Library, located at 261 Hollywood Avenue in Fairfield, is offering the following upcoming August events that you won't want to miss: Senior Book Club Mondays. Once monthly. August 13th at 12pm This month’s title is The Light We Lost by Jill ...

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Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Class Become a NJ Licensed Real Estate Salesperson!   Passaic County Community College Center for Continuing Education & Workforce Development  Pre-Requisites to obtaining a Real Estate Salespersons License: Must complete 75 hours of instruction ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announces the arrest of Shamus McGuire, age 48, of Randolph, NJ, for three counts of fraud.  Shamus McGuire was charged with one count of second degree Insurance Fraud, one count of second degree Healthcare Claims Fraud, and one count of third ...

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