CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!


Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in the lives of children who need a consistent, caring adult presence to help their voices be heard. 

This information session will be held via Zoom. Please contact our recruiter, Abby Gallego, at agallego@casaofunioncounty.org or 908-293-813, who will send you the Zoom link. 

Contact Information
  1. Abby Gallego
  2. 908-293-8139
  3. agallego@casaofunioncounty.org
Wed, November 25
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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Have a passion to help the youth in our community? Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in ...

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Thank you Berkeley Heights

November 22, 2020

I wish to congratulate you, the voters of Berkeley Heights, for your extraordinary participation in this year's election. I fully respect our community's decision to elect Mrs. Young and Mr. Cianciulli to the BH BOE.

During this election, I wrote several candidate statements. Through these statements, I presented arguments in support of OPRA, the need for the BOE to remain free of ...

Kingsley & Varnerin - We are Committed to Everyone

Thank you, Berkeley Heights!  We are humbled, pleased and proud to serve as your Town Council members. We entered this race with a simple promise; to always put Berkeley Heights first! It is rewarding to see that our message of bipartisanship and community first resonated with residents. We fully intend to fulfill our promise and move our community forward. Thank you to Susan Poage and Bret ...

A Special Message from Susan Poage and Bret Sayre

We appreciate everyone’s patience as the votes have been tallied by Union County. Congratulations to Jeanne Kingsley and Jeffrey Varnerin for their win in the Township Council election. There have been a lot of highs and lows in the two weeks since Election Day as the daily vote totals have fluctuated. This was a very close election and truly an election year like no other, and we are ...

Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Revisiting the Role of a Heathy Routine During the Pandemic

November 29, 2020

NEW JERSEY - The COVID-19 pandemic has led us on an unprecedented and unpredictable path. Since its start, there has been extraordinary amounts of uncertainty contributing to stress. There have been increased reports of depression and anxiety among individuals as compared to previous years and some individuals report feeling a sense of loss of control in their lives. At the crossroads ...

Berkeley Heights Recount Request - Questioning the Motives

November 24, 2020

On Friday, November 20th, more than two weeks after election day, I was pleased and proud to be certified by the Union County Board of Election (BOE) as one of the winners of the Berkeley Heights Town Council race, along with my running mate, Jeanne Kingsley.

Imagine my surprise, less than one day later --, when I woke up to an email from Scott Salmon Esq, representing Susan Poage’s ...

Park The Bus, Let's All Work Together

As we all know by now the paid press release which was headlined “Team Devanney” has been edited.  I must say the change of events at first were confusing and I personally had to retract a letter to the editor in regards to the first article. 

So, what have I and others learned in the aftermath from statements made after this article was published? In my opinion:

We ...

Thank you from St. Joseph Social Service Center

Beloved neighbors, you have done it again. We are beyond thankful to all of you.  Thanks to your generosity, our food pantry has been stocked and restocked over and over with donations from all our neighboring communities, and we have been able to share that food with over 700 households this week.  Please know that every item and every dollar that you donate is even more ...

Mayor's Corner: November 2020

We are nearing the end of 2020, and what a year it has been! Resiliency and strength-- two words never had more meaning than in the last 8+ months. 

November proved to be one of our most grueling as we navigate through the second wave of the pandemic as a Township, witnessing a significant number of Covid-19 community cases. This outbreak, particularly among students, caused fully remote ...

TAPinto 2021 Primary Election Policies

November 30, 2020

TAPinto is a network of more than 85 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates.

Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and other media, TAPinto provides opportunities for candidates to advertise.  Such advertising ...

Berkeley Heights Diversity Council Launches New Website: Furthers Goal to Help Make Berkeley Heights the Most Open and Welcoming Community in New Jersey

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Berkeley Heights Diversity Council (BHDC) is excited to launch our new website - www.BHDiversity.org.  This new site serves as a way for our community to get to know the long-standing Diversity Council, see all the ways that the BHDC is working to help make Berkeley Heights the most open and welcoming community in New Jersey, and sign up to join ...

Cyber Monday Travel Deals

The best travel deals of the season are at your fingertips! Our special edition of Travel Deals on Cyber Monday is here, so you can surprise everyone on your list with the gift of travel. It's the best way to give those closest to you the world, and all without any stress - as your CP Advisor, I'll create your travel to-do list and make sure to check it twice. Call me today to get ...

Freeholder Board Announces New “Rest Easy Caregivers Grant Program”

New grant program authorizes Federal CARES Act funding to assist families of children with disabilities & special needs.

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce the new “Rest Easy Caregivers” grant opportunities for families in need of assistance in caring for children with disabilities and special needs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Approximately $1 million of ...

Holiday Conversations

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, light the menorah and help provide peace on earth (or at least to your families) with a well-constructed financial and estate plan! With everyone gathered together for the holiday season, the most wonderful time of year is also the best time to have critical financial discussions.

From financial inventory essentials to estate planning considerations to ...