Join Shout! to Celebrate National Poetry Month in Union County

April 14, 2021

The Union County Commissioner Board invites residents and visitors to enjoy a live performance of Shout! by Susanna Rich on Wednesday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m. on Zoom, in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Shout! is a collection of Rich’s original poetry, retelling the struggle of women’s suffrage and equality during key historical moments.

“We are proud to honor the ...

The Persian Always Meows Twice

The Persian Always Meows Twice: A Cat Groomer Mystery by Eileen Watkins.        (available on Amazon).


        Cassie McGlone needs to start over, escape from an abusive ex-boyfriend, and establish a business of her own. An independent woman, Cassie moves to Chadwick, New Jersey (a fictional town somewhere near Morristown) ...

Talk Jersey to Me: A Guide to the Foods NJ is Famous For

April 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY — From disco fries to tomato pies, the Garden State is home to some unique foods. Do you know the definitions of these special dishes New Jersey has to offer?

Beefsteak: Go to a traditional beefsteak banquet for sliced grilled beef served on slices of bread, French fries and beer, all served communal style.

Deep-Fried Hot Dogs: Open wide for a hot Texas ...

Overlook Medical Center Discharges Its 2,000th COVID Inpatient

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit has discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, the milestone coming more than a year into the global pandemic and just days after the Hospital, part of Atlantic Health System, marked the 25,000th dose of COVID-19 vaccine administered at the Summit Community Center, where Overlook has been operating a ...

Linden Resident Offers Goody Bags for Children Celebrating Ramadan

LINDEN, NJ - A Linden resident is providing goody bags to children in celebration of Ramadan.

Fatema Sumrein is asking children who are celebrating Ramadan in Linden to register to receive goodies in celebration of the Holy month.

Ramadan is the Arabic name for the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and considered one of the holiest Islamic months.

It's also one ...

Union County Says It’s Ready if Johnson & Johnson Shots Unavailable in Long-Term

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county’s COVID-19 vaccination team is discussing what changes will be necessary to continue its mobile vaccination program now that use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been paused statewide.

On Tuesday, the state Health Department directed all vaccination sites in the New Jersey to cancel or delay appointments for the Johnson ...

10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...

Linden Public Schools Selected Among Best in Music Education for Seventh Straight Year

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Public Schools have been named among the Best Communities for Music Education in America for the seventh year in a row.

The NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants) has recognized the district for its outstanding commitment to music education. Linden is one of just 41 districts in New Jersey and four in Union County to be selected.

“This honor ...