COVID-19: Union County to Start Vaccinating Eligible Healthcare Workers Thursday

January 4, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will begin vaccinating healthcare workers Thursday, officials said.

Health care personnel eligible under the state’s guidelines to receive the vaccine must make their appointments through the county’s registration webpage starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, officials said in a press release.

“As more supplies become available, we will announce ...

Sen. Cory Booker Eulogizes U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River

January 20, 2021

The spilled his blood. They took a son away from his parents. They took a sibling away from their brother.

SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Senator Cory Booker eulogized U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick on Tuesday and called him "the very definition of a hero" and said that he was proud to say the officer "was a Jersey guy through and through" on the floor of the U.S.

Healthy Food Tips for Family Meals and Wintertime Well-Being

January 22, 2021

Union County residents who are looking to add variety, spice, and healthy ingredients to their home cooked meals can find guidance online from the experts, through the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County.

“Cooking at home is recommended as an effective strategy for improving health and well-being, and it is all the more important during the winter months when outdoor activities ...

What Unity Really Means

Like so many of you I’ve watched the events of the last week in horror.

I have not watched them in shock, I have long thought that violence would erupt during this transfer of power. I have seen the signs – the increasing violence, the rise in the acceptance of hate, racism, antisemitism and sexism. The armed militias, the increasing desperate cries, the willingness to use lies to ...