Press Releases

June 9, 2021

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Metuchen is coming back strong this summer as businesses, summer camps, public pools and recreation programs are, once again, opening up.  Not least among these is the community’s cultural life.   The Metuchen Arts Council is pleased to announce a full schedule of art and music events that ...

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(Sayreville, NJ) – The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) is celebrating the completion of Flood Mitigation and Restoration Improvements to its Sayreville Pump Station by hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at its Sayreville Pump Station located in Sayreville, NJ on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2021 – A geneticist with Atlantic Health System’s physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, recently treated the first patient in the United States in a clinical trial with a genetic therapy developed by BioMarin, designed to help patients who are not able to metabolize ...

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The first production of the 2021 Porch Play Series at the duCret School of Art.  Bring your own chair and relax on the lawns of duCret and enjoy the comedy:  TENALI RAMAN FOLK TALES FROM INDIA Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center, a nonprofit theatre company dedicated to diverse stories ...

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In addition to May being Mental Health Awareness Month, it is also the month when the Girl Scouts of Central & Southern NJ (GSCSNJ) honors girls who receive the Girl Scout Gold Award. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. Gold Award Girl Scouts dedicate 80 (or ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - MAY 17, 2021 – Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Health System’s network of physicians, today opened a new office location in Scotch Plains, bringing together some of the network’s local board-certified providers in pediatric and primary care under one roof. Atlantic Medical ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eighteen building trades students from two campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools have been working on projects in county parks under a state grant program. The grant from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation provided wages for students from ...

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MELVILLE, N.Y. and UNION, N.J., May 26, 2021 – North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) has joined the team at Union Surgery Center, part of Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center – Union Campus, to provide reliable, expert anesthesiology care for ambulatory surgery ...

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Nearly $770M in Extra NJ SNAP Food Assistance for NJ Households Since March 2020   (TRENTON) –  Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced the 430,000 New Jersey households who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ ...

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The MCUA's Landfill staff continues its efforts to communicate with its East Brunswick neighbors in unique ways during this Covid-19 crisis. Encouraged by previous resident interest, the Landfill staff and Executive Director Joe Cryan held a virtual "Landfill Update" meeting on Zoom for East ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -  The following is the official statement from Patrick Colligan following shootings in New Jersey this past weekend: “The men and women in policing have endured a year like no other before. One year ago, the death of George Floyd in Minnesota sparked civil unrest statewide like ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 2021 – Overlook Medical Center recently opened the Atlantic Fibroid Center, a program tailored to provide care focused on this common women’s health condition. Patients at the Fibroid Center have access to the most advanced diagnostic testing and treatments – from ...

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Trenton, N.J.—May 18, 2021—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced that May 17-21 is “Utility Assistance Week,” dedicated to increasing residents’ awareness of the various programs available to support those who have fallen behind on ...

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Technology is everywhere. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, it has been reinforced how integral technology is to our everyday lives and business operations. New business environments have embraced connectivity to gather an advanced understanding of analytics, information systems and revenue. As ...

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Technology is everywhere. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, it has been reinforced how integral technology is to our everyday lives and business operations. New business environments have embraced connectivity to gather an advanced understanding of analytics, information systems and revenue. As ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex College, in partnership with Middlesex County, today, officially unveiled the rebranding effort of Middlesex College in a virtual press conference, including a new logo for the institution, formerly known as Middlesex County College. College officials and County ...

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WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced today that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In Union Catholic's latest installment of Feature Friday, the spotlight shines on senior Elijah Walker. Walker, who lives in Dunellen, is an Honor Roll student, and a member of the baseball team. He recently signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball at ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic gymnastics team, led by Alexis Roth, Gabriella Prati, and Hope Fenyohazi, opened its season with a very impressive victory over Union on Thursday. Roth, a freshman, finished first in the all-round with 35.2 points. Roth won both the balance beam (8.575) ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced the next batch of Economic Impact Payments will be issued to taxpayers this week, with many of these coming by paper check or prepaid debit card. For taxpayers receiving direct deposit, this batch of payments began processing on Friday and will ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic turned in several stunning performances when seven Vikings captured titles at the Union County Track and Field Championships this past weekend.  Senior Jada Mia Puryear got things going for the Vikings when she unloaded a throw of 38-5 to win the girls shot ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic volleyball team, ranked No. 8 in the state, staged a huge comeback victory in the opening set on the way to a hard-fought two set victory over Elizabeth in the season opener on Saturday. The Vikings trailed the Minutemen, 20-13, in the first set, but UC ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, received a wonderful surprise and tremendous honor recently when she was informed that she’s a recipient of a very prestigious National Catholic Educational Association Lead, Learn and Proclaim Award.  Sister Percylee is ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced that the third round of Economic Impact Payments will begin reaching Americans over the next week. Following approval of the American Rescue Plan Act, the first batch of payments will be sent by direct deposit, which some recipients will start ...

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STATEN ISLAND, NY -- The Union Catholic track and field teams lit up the track with several eye-popping performances at Saturday's Ocean Breeze Elite Invitational.  The Vikings racked up four N. #1 times, three NJ.#2 times, and they won three races.     On the girls side, UC won the 4x200 ...

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