Union County News

May 12, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ. — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally.  In Union County, the price at the pump has hit ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — County officials confirmed the prior suspicions of community leaders at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting: the Union County jail in Elizabeth will close and inmates will be transferred to the Essex County Correctional facility in Newark. The county is entering into a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners are set to hold three emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in April to aid those affected by COVID-19. The food distributions are open to all Union County residents. Food will be distributed on a ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Rene H. Rasheed of Roselle has received Union County’s 9th annual Chester Holmes Humanitarian award honoring those who exemplify the spirit of community service.  Rasheed, owner of Rene's Fashion Designs Boutique, has lived in Roselle for 38 years and has run her boutique for more ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county will begin vaccinating healthcare workers Thursday, officials said. Health care personnel eligible under the state’s guidelines to receive the vaccine must make their appointments through the county’s registration webpage starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, officials said ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Commissioner (formerly called Freeholder) Chair Al Mirabella, who also serves as the Scotch Plains Township Manager, is set to continue a second year in a row as Chair when County government hold its annual reorganization on Sunday, January 3rd, according to a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — COVID-19 has shut down another event. The annual Four Centuries in a Weekend celebration in October, has been canceled, the County of Union announced Wednesday. “The safety of staff, volunteers, and our residents is of the utmost importance and our highest priority,” said ...

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Estrada was first Latino elected to the Board; concludes more than 20 years as Freeholder UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Angel G. Estrada, the first Latino elected to the Board in 1999, today announced his retirement from office effective Sept. 1.  “I am grateful ...

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TRENTON – The Clark Police Department is now under the control of the Union County  Prosecutor's Office as they perform an investigation into "credible allegations of misconduct," according to a joint statement from Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V.

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