Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

Census Means Money. Which Union County Towns Are Responding Most, Least.

September 23, 2020

The deadline to complete the 2020 Census is Sept. 30.

UNION COUNTY, NJ — If you’ve heard local government officials talking about the Census, that’s because higher participation translates to more money for their constituencies in the form of federal funding.

Census Bureau estimates indicate that for each person counted, a community receives about $1,800 annually, New ...

Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Urges New Jerseyans to Work with Contract Tracers

September 26, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID-19 press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he has extended the public health emergency in New Jersey for an additional 30 days. These declarations, unless extended, expire after 30 days.

“As we enter the Fall season, it is important to continue to take all steps necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our ...

Important Election Message for Union County Voters

September 27, 2020

Voters are reminded to use the Vote-by-Mail ballot marked “General Election” to participate in the 2020 General Election.

Old, out-of-date Vote-by-Mail ballots marked “Primary Election” cannot be used.

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi urgently reminds Union County voters to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot marked “General Election” in order to participate in ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, October 1, 4:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Virtual

Voting ABC’s: How it Will Work During the Pandemic

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Thu, October 1, 4:00 PM

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Voting ABC’s: How it Will Work During the Pandemic

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Wed, October 7, 7:00 PM

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Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

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Psychologist Meryl Dorf PhD on Managing Anxiety During Times of Stress and Disruption

September 24, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV looks back to our conversation with clinical psychologist, Meryl Dorf, Ph.D. about how we can maintain our mental health and manage anxiety during times of stress and uncertainty. 

“There’s a lot that we can’t control and spending our time thinking and worrying about that fuels the anxiety,” said Dorf, “but focusing on ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

Clean Up Area Around Elizabeth Train Station

September 27, 2020

I commute to my job in NYC every day utilizing NJ Transit at the Elizabeth Train Station.  In the past few weeks the area around the station has become very disturbing to me.

I usually utilize the elevator in the morning.  This week alone, when the elevator doors open there has been homeless people sleeping in the elevator.  I have made the personnel in the Ticket Office aware ...