COMMUNITY LIFE

Springfield Patriot Chamber Salutes Outgoing Township Administrator, Provides an Update on Future Events

April 26, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce continued Springfield’s long goodbye to outgoing Township administrator Ziad Shehady.  They also heard reports from other Chamber members on penguins in Springfield, and another hole in the wall at the Cannonball House that didn't come from a cannon ball.  It was all at the April 26, 2018 Chamber of Commerce ...

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How to Report Potholes in Union County

April 20, 2018

With the winter weather finally winding down, potholes are a frequent issue for drivers. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like you to know there are resources you can use to report them to the proper agency.

"We certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the responsible authority," said ...

Scotch Plains Street Named for Late Native Rocker Pat DiNizio

Union County Freeholder Alexander Mirabella and Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith unveil the Pat DiNizio Way street sign named for the late Scotch Plains resident who fronted the rock band The Smithereens. They were joined by Pat’s mother, Antoinette, The Smithereens bandmates Jim Babjak and Severo Jornacion and township council members and township officials.

The ceremonial street sign is ...

Students Demand Action to host 'Day of Action' on Columbine Anniversary at Brookdale Park

Students Demand Action Essex County will host “April 20 Day of Action: Gun Reform Education Fair” to educate and inform local students about the need for gun reform in our nation, inspire them to be activists, and honor the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting.

The April 20 event will take place in at Brookdale Park (lower field by Bellevue entrance) in ...

Touch a Truck at the JCC in Scotch Plains on April 29

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Come touch a truck!  Hop on board!  Get behind the wheel!  For the third year, the JCC of Central NJ in Scotch Plains invites families with children of all ages to the Touch a Truck event on Sunday, April 29 from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. rain or shine.

Touch a Truck gives children the chance to get up close and explore all those trucks and vehicles ...

Touch A Truck Event to be Held at the Loop in Watchung Reservation

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ—The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite families with children of all ages and adults alike to climb aboard a variety of public safety vehicles at this year’s “Touch A Truck” event on Sunday afternoon, April 29. The event will run from 11:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., weather permitting ...