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CASA of Union County Information Session

Tue, January 29, 6:00 PM

The Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

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Add to My Calendar 01/29/2019 6:00pm 01/29/2019 7:00pm America/New_York CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help our youth? Interested in advocating for children in foster care? Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer! 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 ...

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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Mayor's Corner: What is a Shared Service Agreement for an Interim DPW Director? And Here’s what Berkeley Heights is Getting Out of It

Edited: Feb. 20, 2019 at 7:45 p.m.

We heard your concerns loud and clear. The front line in making improvements to Berkeley Heights neighborhoods needed to start with what you see each and every day.  Our roads, our storm debris response, snow plowing and park maintenance all contribute to basic services taxpayers expect in their neighborhoods.  

The first action the current ...

"Purple" is the New "Blue"

February 18, 2019

In less than 60 days, Berkeley Heights has seen political maneuvering, secrecy, inside deals and questionable ethics by the new administration.  

In December 2018, actions were being taken that Berkeley Heights residents were unaware:

The Mayor elect was negotiating a Shared Services Agreement (SSA) with the County of Union. Details of the agreement were being discussed without the ...

Berkeley Heights Leadership Conflict of Interest Concern.

As a 5 year, resident in Berkeley Heights I carved out a bit of time to follow our Berkeley Heights Township Council Meetings. I’ve attended a few before but was taken back and concerned at what I heard and have seen going on this year.

 

This past campaign season I received many mailers about, transparency, non-partisanship/purple, etc, we all received the barrage of too many ...

Berkeley Heights Councilman Yellin Should Recuse Himself

Dear Editor:

As a Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) I am bound by strict rules of independence.  In my profession, where a CPA is not independent, severe conflicts of interest may result. The concern is that one’s judgement may be impaired at the expense of those who rely on such judgement. This is why CPAs are often restricted from owning stock or obtaining a loan ...

Modern Healthcare Recognizes Women Leadership at Atlantic Health System

February 20, 2019

Atlantic Health System, one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Places to Work for Women, is proud to announce Amy Perry, CEO, Hospital Division & SVP, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System, was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders list.

The list is compiled every two years and honors women from all health care industry sectors. In celebrating ...

How to Report Potholes in Union County

As the winter season comes to an end, pothole season is just beginning. 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 encourage drivers and pedestrians alike to report any pothole they come across, so repair crews can act as quickly as possible,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.

Millburn Par 3 Golf Memberships are available now!

 

The Millburn Township’s Golf Course offers a limited number of memberships to residents of nearby towns.  The course is a tree lined nine hole Par 3 course with holes up to 175 yards long.  It takes about an hour and 15 minutes to play the course and it is a perfect place to learn and play the game with friends or family.

Group and private lessons are available, there ...

Union County College Signs Memorandum of Understanding with New Jersey CannaBusiness Association

CRANFORD – Union County College and the New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create a partnership that will support the College’s Medicinal Plant Chemistry Program. Union County College President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin and NJCBA President Scott Rudder signed the MOU on Feb. 13, 2019, in the Innovation Center at the ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

February 11, 2019

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

NJ Senate President Tours ‘Maker Space’ at Union County Vo-Tech’s Magnet High School

February 19, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney visited Union County Vo-Tech campus on Wednesday to to the critical importance of the vocational-technical education bond act approved by voters last November in spurring economic growth, creating access to high-paying jobs and meeting the needs of New Jersey’s leading business sectors.

 

Students from the ...

Beneficiary Form Checklist 2019

Did you know that your designated beneficiary forms will trump any other estate planning documents you may have established? Maintaining current, accurate designated beneficiary forms may seem like an obvious task to complete as you plan for the future, but it is often also one of the most overlooked. Failing to properly update these forms can compromise the legacy you worked so hard to ...

I Want You to Want Me

Happy Valentine’s Day college searchers!  I often tell families that finding the right school is like falling in love.  Students sometimes experience a gut feeling the first time they walk on the right campus and, if they’re lucky, are courted by the college with an enthusiastic offer of admission with generous scholarships.  A perfect match.

I wish it happened that ...