Union County Board of County Commissioners Offer Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of County Commissioners urges residents to download the Recycle Coach App to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County ...

Botox: Your Possible Migraine Solution

March 4, 2021

Often times people associate the idea of Botox entirely to cosmetics, but many haven’t heard about how successful it may be to ending chronic migraines. This FDA- approved treatment has been proven to treat and prevent this life altering disease. For several years now people have turned to Botox for help. Notably, people are seeing a significant decrease in numbers of painful episodes each ...

Covid-19 Wedding Savings Translate to Local Real Estate Opportunities

Most people by now have heard the real estate market updates. Inventory is extremely low, demand is extremely high, mortgage rates are low. However, one effect of the COVID-19 pandemic that is helping infuse the market with newly married urban transplants is significant money saved from canceled or smaller COVID-19 weddings.

As I meet buyers and learn more about their searches and down payment ...

Union County Celebrates Arbor Day with Free Trees for Schools

March 4, 2021

In recognition of Arbor Day, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is once again providing free trees to schools for Arbor Day.

“The tree giveaway has always received an enthusiastic response from schools in Union County. We are very proud to support teachers in their efforts to provide a valuable hands-on learning experience to their students,” said County Commissioner ...

Student Representative Report: Board of Education Meeting February 25, 2021

The Berkeley Heights Board of Education held its third meeting of the year on February 25, 2021. Among the many topics discussed, the most notable ones were the district’s new partnership with Linkit! and an update by the superintendents of the Berkeley Heights and Mountainside public schools on the two districts' continuing efforts to align their curriculums.

After ...

Get Trained & Certified to be a Lifeguard at the Y!

Whether you are by the pool, lake, ocean or even your own bathtub, it's important to be a confident swimmer, but unfortunately not everyone is. Learn the skills to save a life by getting trained to be a lifeguard--get certified with the Summit Area YMCA, be trained by experienced instructors and gain the confidence you need to be able to save someone struggling in the water, and start ...

Arbor Day Poetry Contest Deadline Extended

In recognition of Arbor Day, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is once again partnering with the Union County Shade Tree Advisory Board to sponsor the annual Arbor Day Poetry Contest for students in Union County. The deadline for entry has been extended to March 26, 2021.

“The Board of County Commissioners is proud of our teachers and students who participate in Arbor Day, a ...

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Mayor’s Corner: February-ish 2021

As I was out running the streets of the Township this morning, I felt hopeful as snow drifts are fading into patches of green grass. Optimism abounds for a return to some normalcy as we creep closer to managing life with three vaccines and Spring is three weeks away. 

February proved to be both busy and challenging. As a result, I am a bit late sending this column out! 

This ...

‘I Never Knew This Was Possible’ Says Clark Native Joe DiMeo of Face and Hand Transplant

February 18, 2021

CLARK, NJ - In his free time, 22-year-old Clark native Joe DiMeo likes to work out, play with his dog, hang with some of his lifelong friends from town and play pool.  All of these things might seem pretty average for a man of his age, but DiMeo can be described as anything but ordinary these days.  

Lately DiMeo has been described more like a miracle of science after a ...