Government

December 17, 2018

(TRENTON) – In an effort to make emergency food programs easily accessible to New Jersey residents, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Yvonne Lopez, Jamel Holley and James Kennedy that would establish an “Anti-Hunger Link” on the official website of every state executive department was ...

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Weekly Status Update of what we have been doing to be ready to work on January 1: 1. With the assistance of former State Treasurer, and Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac, helped Township staff facilitate township attainment of the 3% municipal hotel occupancy tax paid by Embassy Suites that had ...

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Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Alexander Mirabella present a resolution to Pamela Capaci recognizing and commending her for her work as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer for Prevention Links and congratulating her upon her well-deserved retirement from ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green will host a press conference on Monday, December 17 at 12pm at the East Orange Police Department Headquarters  15 South Munn Avenue, Comstat Room, 2nd Floor to announce that Domingos Saldida has been named Acting Public Safety Director for the City of East ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that plans are moving forward for a group of three intersection safety improvement projects on East Front Street (County Road 620) and 7th Avenue (County Road 601) in the City of Plainfield. The work will include new traffic ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that plans are moving forward for a group of three intersection safety improvement projects on East Front Street (County Road 620) and 7th Avenue (County Road 601) in the City of Plainfield. The work will include new traffic ...

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Do you know a Somerset County woman who has made extraordinary contributions to her career field or her community? There’s still time to submit a nomination to the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women for the 2019 Outstanding Women in Somerset County awards program. “We have many ...

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The free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available said Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi . The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting history-making people, places ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. Please contact the Union County Clerk office to receive a free copy.  The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting ...

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The New Providence Business Community is ending 2018 with record donations to our local community.  In addition to providing scholarships to graduating high school students and funding large community events like the July 3 Celebration, Summer Concert Series, Downtown Trick or Treating and ...

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the launch of the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school ...

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Fantastic Family Events First with Christmas Tree Lighting Piscataway has so much holiday excitement this weekend that it had to be stretched over four days.  With two opportunities for kids to talk to Santa Claus, families should get ready for lots of great treats. The fun starts on Friday, ...

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Due to a high volume of recyclables, the recycling pickups scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 6, in Franklin Township may be delayed. Residents are asked to leave their recyclables at the curb where items will be picked up as soon as possible. The Somerset County Recycling Division thanks residents ...

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New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean. The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee. More than 200 students have died from ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Township Clerk Leena Abaza announced that the Dec. 11 Montville Township Committee meeting will have earlier meeting times. The closed executive session will begin at 6:30 p.m., while the regular public session will begin at 7:30 p.m. Each time is a half hour earlier than ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at five convenient locations in December as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program. “The ASK program ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at five convenient locations in December as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program. “The ASK program ...

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 Palmer Avenue Roadway & Drainage Improvements Over the past two years the Township has worked in conjunction with the County of Monmouth on improvements to Palmer Avenue in an effort to reduce the frequency of flooding incidences that have closed sections of the roadway, preventing access ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at five convenient locations in December as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program. “The ASK program ...

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  Union County is in the midst of an opioid crisis. According to the latest data by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, there have been 267 overdoses and 79 overdose fatalities in Union County. These high numbers of overdoses and fatalities are why establishing narcan trainings and providing ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Berkeley Heights Township Council members Manny Couto and Jeanne Kingsley will participate in the last of three pilot “Coffee & Conversation - listening sessions” on Wednesday, December 12 at 8 p.m. at the Berkeley Heights YMCA located at 550 Springfield Avenue. This ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of former President George H.W. Bush: “President George H.W. Bush was a patriot and a statesman. His record of service is nearly unparalleled: as an aviator in the Pacific Theater during ...

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Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) applauded President Donald Trump’s decision to consider cutting all subsidies for General Motors, after the corporation announced this week that it plans to close five American factories and eliminate approximately 14,000 jobs. In 2009, the Obama Administration ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - For the third year in a row, the Borough of New Providence received statewide recognition in the Annual Municipal Public Information Contest, sponsored by Rutgers Center for Government Services (CGS), the New Jersey State League of Municipalities, and the New Jersey Municipal ...

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The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention have announced that their agencies have narrowed down the source of contaminated romaine lettuce at the heart of a recent outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7, and that no New Jersey-grown lettuce is connected to the ...

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