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Myths and Facts about the U.S. Immigration System and Immigrants in NJ

Sun, October 13, 12:30 PM

WESTFIELD

Myths and Facts about the U.S. Immigration System ...

Education Government

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First Baptist Church of Westfield

Community Education Seminar

Myths and Facts about the U.S. immigration system and immigrants in NJ

American Friends Service Committee Immigrant Rights Program staff will present basic information about the U.S. immigration law, how it works, who are the immigrants and why they come, and challenges and bias they face to stay in this Country and New ...

170 ELM STREET WESTFIELD, NJ 07090

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Meet Claas Ehlers: Three Questions with the Newest Member of the Overlook Medical Center Community Advisory Board

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top physicians.

The board provides a way for the community to help guide Overlook’s development and support its efforts to provide exceptional care.

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Home Based Business and Virtual Office Space

CLARK, NJ - In our current age of technology, even the office is going digital. The virtual office is providing a desirable alternative for work-at-home superstars because it offers an ideal balance of both worlds.

Many people who choose to work at home do so because of time- and cost-saving advantages, but it’s not without its sacrifices. As a tradeoff, entrepreneurs and freelancers who ...

Great Blue Heron Spotted in Union County Park

November 20, 2019

Visitors to Union County’s Warinanco Park in Roselle were treated to an unusual sight earlier this week, when a Great Blue Heron took up temporary residence at the park’s fishing dock.

To help protect birds and other wildlife from getting tangled in discarded fishing line, new “Reel in and Recycle” bins have been installed at Warinanco and other County parks.

Anglers ...

Union County Freeholders Discuss Local CNN Hero, County College Award Nomination, Veterans Programs

November 18, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County freeholder board approved several resolutions during their meeting Nov. 14, including the addition of two canine officers to the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit. The board also discussed an award nomination for Union County College, county initiatives for veterans, and a national recognition for a local nonprofit founder.

Union County College Award ...

Election 2019: Incumbents Kowalski, Granados, Williams Re-elected to Union County Freeholder Board

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Freeholder Sergio Granados, and Freeholder Rebecca Williams have been re-elected to the county’s Board of Chosen Freeholders, official election results show. All three freeholders will serve three-year terms beginning in 2020.

A total of five candidates ran for three seats on the freeholder board. The three democratic ...

Weather Conditions May Stall Road Resurfacing Projects, Union County Official Says

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The remaining resurfacing work scheduled to be done on county roadways this year may be postponed until next spring due to weather conditions.

“We might have to push anything left until the Spring of 2020,” said Director Joseph Graziano of the county’s engineering department, who updated the freeholders on the status of the 2019 Road Resurfacing ...

Mussels 'As Big as Dinner Plates' Removed From Former Hunterdon Farm

November 14, 2019

FRANKLIN TWP., NJ — Years ago, tiny “hitchhikers” went unnoticed in a tank of live carp shipped from China to a fish farm here.

The hitchhikers were the larvae of Chinese pond mussels (Sinanodonta woodiana). These highly invasive mussels have spread across Europe, but had not been documented in the U.S. until a discovery at the Huey farm on Joe Ent Road here in ...

Brianna Feeney Selected as Alternate Ambassador for New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Ten-year-old Brianna Feeney has been selected as the Central New Jersey Area Four Alternate Ambassador for the Elks Special Children’s Committee.  South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 sponsored Brianna as one of the state’s eight ambassadors and alternate ambassadors.  New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee hosted their annual ...

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

SOMERVILLE, NJ — For the second day in a row, hundreds of people stood in line outside the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street waiting to be vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus in response to a public health warning issued by state and county health officials who reported that a deli worker at the nearby ShopRite supermarket had been diagnosed with the communicable ...

Clark Residents Thankful to Local Police Officer and DPW for Quick Response More Than Once

November 11, 2019

KUDOS TO OFFICER TEDDY MCKEOWN !!!

In addition to his Halloween community outreach, Officer McKeown managed to rescue two senior citizens who were locked into their home when last night's storm (10/31/19) took down a huge front tree and crashed it across our driveway. 

We we able to celebrate our 60th anniversary the next day because Ted and the Clark DPW. came to help within ...

On the Other Side of the Border

November 8, 2019

The children kept hugging us. They just wanted hugs. They wanted to be seen, to be loved, to feel safe. It’s odd — we teach our children to not talk to strangers, and yet when we entered the Shelter de Leona Vicario they ran to us, grabbed our hands, and wanted to play. My Spanish is limited and their English was non-existent, but they kept telling us their names and ...

5 Things You Might Be Surprised to Learn About Insurance

How confident are you about the insurance strategies you have in place to protect against an unexpected turn in your life? Do you feel like you have a clear handle on how to manage your insurance needs effectively?

Before you answer, here are five aspects of insurance coverage from Arias & Partners Wealth Advisors that may surprise you:

1. Even a stay-at-home spouse may need life ...

Obituaries

Apr 10, 1934 - Oct 23, 2019
Emily Bielen (nee Mazur), 85, of Clark, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019.
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Have You Seen Meeka?

November 6, 2019

CLARK, NJ - Meeka, a six-year-old Pitbull, has been missing since Halloween and was last seen on the border of Cranford, Clark and Linden.  

According to her owner’s posts on Facebook, she is friendly and will answer to her name (Meeka).   She has a black nylon collar and tags on it. 

The owner is offering $1500 reward for her safe return with ...