Press Releases

May 20, 2022

Author and veterinarian Melissa Shapiro will be appearing at Barkley’s Marketplace on June 26 to celebrate the launch of her new illustrated children's book: PIGLET COMES HOME.   The  “meet and greet” and book signing will take place on Sunday, June 26 at Barkley’s Marketplace located at 3150 ...

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United States Marine Corps veteran and motivational speaker Amos Benjamin shared his life story and mission advocating for veteran home ownership at an event hosted by Benchmark Lending at Chimney Rock Inn on April 28.  “Our team met Amos last year and we were so moved by his story that we ...

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Union County will receive a 2022 NACo Achievement Award, acknowledging the groundbreaking partnership between the County and Kean University, forming the first proprietary, County and academic run COVID-19 testing lab in the nation. NACo – the National Association of Counties – has awarded Union ...

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Union County will receive a 2022 NACo Achievement Award, acknowledging the groundbreaking partnership between the County and Kean University, forming the first proprietary, County and academic run COVID-19 testing lab in the nation. NACo – the National Association of Counties – has awarded Union ...

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Union County residents who are interested in assisting voters at polling locations on Election Day this year can apply to become official poll workers. Poll workers will earn $300 for the day, starting at 5:15 a.m. through the close of the polls at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – Mountainside Medical Center announced Mark Tucker, director of facilities and Sam Argenio, maintenance manager as Leaders of the Month for February. These two leaders are known to go above and beyond the call of duty, always ready and able to assist in safety or ...

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Sparta High School junior Remi Coleman and a group of his friends are holding a concert on June 1st, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Sparta High School at 70 West Mountain Road in Sparta.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Sparta Food Pantry.   Musical acts will be local bands including The ...

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The Theater Project, a leading incubator for rising talent and a showcase for New Jersey artists, is offering a three-week Improv Workshop for kids 12-17 from July 11-29.  The workshop will meet Monday through Friday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, with a final free performance for friends and family Friday, July ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Catherine Holt surpassed 100 points for the season when she scored five goals and added two assists to lead Union Catholic to a 12-7 victory over Paramus Catholic on Tuesday in Paramus. Holt, a sophomore, now has 74 goals and 27 assists for a total of 101 points this season.

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CONTACT Gary Glor, General Manager 908 809-8865   Summer Improv Class in Union for Kids 12-17 PHOTO (below): Pre-pandemic Theater Project workshop FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2022   “The benefits are huge!” Summer Improv Class for Kids 12-17 from THE THEATER PROJECT, ...

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Union County College is honored to be named a 2022 REACH Chapter from Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students attending two-year colleges. The organization recognizes students with high academic achievement at associate degree-granting colleges, and membership is by ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone seeking to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election. The extended hours are ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) voted for legislation to crack down on price gouging by Big Oil companies and bring down costs for New Jersey families. The Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act takes critical steps to combat excessive price increases, ...

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PRESS RELEASE - The Cranford Memorial Day Committee is pleased to announce a Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 30th.    Line up begins at the Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave in Cranford at 8:30 a.m. and marching commences at 9:00 a.m.  The parade route is as follows: ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4 p.m. The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4 p.m. The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm. The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New ...

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A junior at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, Ankita Mallik will spend six weeks, from June 20 to July 31, as a 2022 Democracy Summer Fellow with her campaign assignment to Congressman Tom Malinowski at his office in Basking Ridge. Ankita’s participation in this program joins over 60 ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA announced an exciting and unique new program, designed specifically for children with special needs and their parents.  The Superhero Workshop is a collaboration with the Maker Depot Academy, and offers a 4-week program where children will use their imagination and creative ...

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SUMMIT-On Saturday June 4th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, The Connection is hosting a FREE workshop that shows participants how to move towards personal growth by exploring the body’s relationship to stress and means to alleviate it through movement. Part lecture and part experiential movement, this class ...

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Using color throughout a home can be expressive, creative and hold cultural significance. But what happens to that level of personalization when it’s time to sell? According to Jeannie Do, homeowners preparing a property to sell need to look past their own emotional connection to color and focus ...

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PRESS RELEASE - The Cranford Pool and Fitness Center is pleased to announce that registration for our 2022 Summer & Annual Memberships is still open. Registration for Cranford Residents and Non Residents can be done online or in–person.  IN-PERSON REGISTRATION AND PICTURE ID ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA announced an exciting and unique new program, designed specifically for children with special needs and their parents.  The Superhero Workshop is a collaboration with the Maker Depot Academy, and offers a 4-week program where children will use their imagination and creative ...

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WAYNE, NJ— The Wayne YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 29th Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. As an official host site, the Wayne Y will hold a free community event this day, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., with a variety of activities ...

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Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A resolution sponsored by Senator Steven Oroho and advanced today by the Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee aims for the establishment of a new Vet Center for the northwestern portion of the state to provide easier access to care, counseling, and ...

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SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm. The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New ...

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Sparta High School junior Remi Coleman and a group of his friends are holding a concert on June 1st, 2022 at 7 p.m. at Sparta High School at 70 West Mountain Road in Sparta.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Sparta Food Pantry.   Musical acts will be local bands including The ...

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SUMMIT-On Saturday June 4th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, The Connection is hosting a FREE workshop that shows participants how to move towards personal growth by exploring the body’s relationship to stress and means to alleviate it through movement. Part lecture and part experiential movement, this class ...

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