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Former Union County Social Worker Speaks Out About Sexual Harassment

November 30, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A supervisor accused of sexual harassment in 2018 remains employed in Union County’s social services division three years after the county paid out $395,000 to settle a social worker’s claims against him.

Arvind Arneja’s accuser, former county social worker Cynthia Pisino, claims she was driven out of her county job as retaliation for the lawsuit ...

Union County Invites Children With Sensory Sensitivities to a Special Theater Presentation

Union County, NJ - The Union County Board of Commissioners invites children with autism and other sensory sensitivities to a Sensory Friendly Theatre presentation at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on November 30. Tickets are $8 per person.

“Sensory Friendly Theatre brings inclusive, enriching live performances to children with special needs, and we are delighted to ...

New Ban Prohibits Carrying Firearms on Union County Property

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A new law which bans the carrying of concealed guns on county property hit home in a profound way for Commissioner Angela Garretson, who was recently disturbed by reports of a gunman in walking distance from her home in Hillside.

“It was very frightening to be aware that there was someone in such close proximity to my home, who had gunned down two police officers ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

Try 4 New Ways to Trim Holiday Waste This Year

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the amount of trash generated by American households can jump an average of 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Union County residents can help reduce excess waste at home by exploring new opportunities to conserve resources.

“Cutting down on waste at the source is important, and we also want to make sure that ...