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Summer Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs to be Held Saturday, June 24

June 22, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites people with special needs to participate in the first Summer Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs this coming Saturday, June 24, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside, New Jersey. The event is free of charge and will run from 10 am until 1 pm.

The fishing derby is open to all ages and fishing poles will be provided. The Eastern ...

Lance and Pascrell Work to Save Local Tax Deduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) today released a bipartisan letter co-signed by 68 colleagues asking Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin to preserve the federal deduction for state and local taxes in any plan to reform the tax code.  The Administration’s draft plan released earlier this year eliminated the deduction, ...

Once-in-a-Lifetime Chance to Witness History as Battle of Short Hills Unfolds at Oak Ridge Park in Clark

Union County residents and visitors can partake in a once-in-a-lifetime experience this Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, when hundreds of uniformed men, women and children stage a re-enactment to commemorate the 240th anniversary of the 1777 Battle of Short Hills.

The two-day event covers everything from dramatic clashes with British regulars to the everyday ...

Summit Area YMCA awards Dwight Giles Scholarship to 5 High School Teens

The Summit Area YMCA’s commitment to youth development is to ensure that all youth have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.   Achievers, our innovative teen program, motivates and encourages young adults by giving them the support, direction, and opportunities to pursue their personal, academic, and professional goals.  Strong adult role models from the community make ...

Mayor's Round Table: Congressman Leonard Lance Provides an Update

WASHINGTON D.C. - Mayor Bob Woodruff of Berkeley Heights traveled to Washington D.C. on June 15 to interview Congressman Leonard Lance of the New Jersey 7th Congressional District (which includes Berkeley Heights) for the June edition of the Mayor's Round Table. 

"It is important to connect with our Congressman in D.C. since decisions made at the Federal level impact our ...

BHYSC U12 Lady Revolution Crowned Mid New Jersey Division Champions

The BHYSC U12 Girls Lady Revolution won the Division title and are the U12 Girl Mid New Jersey Champions by defeating Monmouth Mad Dogs 5-1 on Saturday in East Brunswick.

Head Coach Chaz Ciolino, Assistant Coaches Kevin Granelli and Michelle O'Rourke
Players: Front - Sofia Vega; Second row - Brianna Doucette, Giovanna Ciolino, Alanna Chobor, Lauren McCauley, Ava Rocco, Hayden Osborn, ...

Two Dead After Car Goes Off GSP into Rahway River

June 16, 2017

CLARK, NJ — Two people are dead after one-car crash on the Garden State Parkway Friday morning around 10:45 a.m. The names of the victims have not been released.

“The vehicle went off the road on the right-hand side and was submerged in water. The right two lanes of the parkway are closed for investigation and will be for some time,” Lieutenant Schafer of the ...

Berkeley Heights Public Library Updates Citizens on Projected Relocation

June 15, 2017

Dear Library Patrons,

The Board of Trustees is taking this opportunity to update the public regarding our projected relocation and to thank everyone for their patience.

As we have indicated previously, the Library Board endorses the relocation of the Library to the proposed Municipal Complex. We anticipate that there will be a substantial period of time between the closing of the doors at ...

Springfield Man Charged In Microcap Stock Manipulation Scheme

June 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced that the owner of a purported business consulting firm was arrested today for operating a $1.1 million scheme that artificially inflated the stock price of a publicly traded company he controlled.

According to the announcement, Springfield resident, James Farinella, 46, is charged with one count of securities fraud.  ...

The Art of Demonstrating Interest

If you’ve perused any forums on college admissions (looking at you, Mom and Dad!) then you’ve already come across the term “Demonstrated Interest.”  It sounds like some sort of corporate terminology, doesn’t it?  That’s because that’s exactly what it is.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: colleges are businesses.  ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, June 22, 3:00 PM

Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, Scotch Plains

HackUC II

Education

Fri, June 23, 2:00 PM

220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford

Information Session on Veterans' Benefits

Government Health & Wellness Other

Sun, June 25, 9:00 AM

St. John's Lutheran Church, Summit

Summit Community Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

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Sun, June 25, 1:00 PM

The First Baptist Church of Westfield,, Westfield

Mental Health Awareness Seminar

Health & Wellness