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Press Releases

May 15, 2022

USE CAUTION WHEN WALKING/PLAYING AROUND THE TOM BARTON COURTS THIS WEEK: Berkeley Heights Recreation Commission and the 2022 Confirmation Class at Little Flower Church have teamed up to create a rock garden near the Tom Barton Courts at Columbia Park.  The new rock garden will help alleviate the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) will hold their annual Plant/Flower Sale to benefit Relay for Life, which benefits cancer patients and cancer research. Our Relay Team, BH EMS: Bringing Hope Every Minute to Warriors, will donate proceeds from the sale to ...

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Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree. Farag is majoring in ...

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Church of the Little Flower hosts a Loss of a Child Prayer Service on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. A time of prayer and remembrance for anyone who has ever grieved the loss of a child for any reason: failed adoption, giving up a child for adoption, abortion, estrangement, miscarriage, still birth, ...

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Job seekers in Union County can find the perfect match at the next job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 17th, at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 a.m.

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Marlene Sousa, Union County College’s Assistant Vice President of Finance, has been named a 2022 NJBIZ Leader in Finance. The Leaders in Finance award celebrates Ms. Sousa as one of New Jersey’s financial executives who contributes to the success of her company as well as her ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that voters who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the June 7 Primary Election can apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth starting today, Monday May 9. They can also fill out their ballot during the same visit ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that  sample ballots for the June 7 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. Ms. Rajoppi’s office also ...

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Union County informs job-seeking residents that on Tuesday, May 24, a PepsiCo job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on will take place at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 ...

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Spencer Savings Bank was recently honored with the “Company Of The Year” award, by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, at its 110th annual awards dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Newark, NJ. The bank was honored for its support given to the business community facing economic hardship due to ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Several thousand people will again celebrate all that is Berkeley Heights when the second Downtown Summer Block Party returns to Springfield Avenue on Sunday, June 5, 2022.  And every organization in town - whether it be a church group, scout group, school organization, ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Rahway are proud to present a live performance of the Broadway hit musical Head Over Heels at the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 30. The ...

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Union County College is proud to announce that four of its students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The semifinalists are Mark Farag, of Elizabeth; Sophia Morales, of Linden; Luana Rampelotti, of Hillside; and George Stevens, of ...

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In a time when equity is paramount, Union County College and Montclair State University have announced a partnership to provide access to a high-quality and convenient four-year education to students. Beginning in Fall 2022, students may pursue their baccalaureate degree with Montclair State ...

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The Board of Ttrustees of Berkeley Heights Public Library will meet at 7:00 pm on Monday May 9. 2022 in the Library Conference Room at 29 Park Avenue.  Click here for the Agenda.

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to join the Union County team for the 2022 AIDS Walk New York in Central Park on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The Union County team is organized through the Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the Union County LGBTQ+ Ad Hoc Committee. To join the ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats ...

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Please join Mayor Angie Devanney as Berkeley Heights kicks off the start of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Residents are invited to celebrate with us on Friday, May 6 at 6 pm. Due to the weather forecast, the event will be inside of Town Hall (29 Park ...

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The annual Master Gardeners of Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale will be held this Sunday, May 15, from noon to 4:00 p.m., in the Union County Demonstration Garden at the Trailside Nature and Science Center. Trailside is located in the Watchung Reservation at 452 New Providence Road, ...

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The Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township cordially invites the community to a book launch and presentation by its Senior Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Ellen Clark Clémot, on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 11:15 am in the church social hall located at 240 Southern Boulevard, Chatham, NJ. Both a licensed ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents to enjoy a sensory friendly production of the beloved ballet Cinderella, performed by the New Jersey Ballet at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. The ...

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SAGE is celebrating Older Americans Month in May. Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – ...

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On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket. Other retail stores and ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats ...

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Earlier this week, Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams, Commissioners Sergio Granados and Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded kicked off the 2022 season of the Fresh Start Program at The Salvation Army in Elizabeth, located at 1005 East Jersey Street. This program provides shower, laundry and ...

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The Union County College Foundation recently launched a new student success initiative, the Women 100 Project which helps to raise funds to support Union’s female students. The mission of the project is to empower the next generation of women leaders – a critical endeavor for the success of our ...

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The Union County Senior Citizens’ Art Exhibit, featuring 108 original works in various media, is now on display at the Trailside Nature & Science Center, located in Watchung Reservation at 452 New Providence Road, in Mountainside. Trailside is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – The Union County College Women’s Basketball Team is taking five – five regional championships that is. On February 26, the Women’s team won their fifth National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XIX Division II Championship in a row under the leadership of Coach ...

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Union County has full time job openings for certified Emergency Medical Technicians. The full time benefits package includes free career development through the Union County Fire/EMS academy. All applicants must be residents of Union County. “We are very proud of our EMTs, who work to meet the ...

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