Press Releases

May 14, 2021

TRENTON — El Gobernador Phil Murphy anunció hoy 29 nombramientos para la Comisión Bilateral New Jersey - Puerto Rico (The New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission). La Comisión se estableció de conformidad con una ley que el gobernador Murphy aprobó en enero del 2020 para promover la interconexión entre ...

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TRENTON — Governor Phil Murphy today announced 29 appointments to the New Jersey Puerto Rico Commission. The Commission, which was established under legislation signed into law by Governor Murphy in January 2020, will build upon the Administration’s efforts to promote ...

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Friday, May 14, 2021 (Roselle, NJ) — The Roselle, NJ-based nonprofit Independent Authors Book Experience (IABX) will be hosting its 8th Annual Independent Authors Book Expo in person on Sat., Aug 7th, 11AM - 5PM, at 210 Chestnut St, Roselle. Authors from around the nation will be gathering together ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that Tito Puente Jr. and his 10-piece Latin band will be bringing their unique blend of salsa music and Latin rhythms to Kean University in Union Township at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22. This event will also feature an ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents and businesses to join a virtual Public Meeting for the Union County Truck Mobility Study beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26. The meeting will be held on Zoom. To receive the Zoom link, use the Union County registration page ...

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The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to the annual Union County Portuguese Flag raising ceremony in commemoration of the Day of Portugal, Camões and the Communities. The event will take place on Thursday, June 10 at 4:00 p.m. in front of the Union County Court House, located at 2 ...

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May is Military Appreciation and the Union County Board of Commissioners is committed to connecting our veterans and military families with helpful services. Over the past year, we have expanded our outreach with several new programs. We now have designated parking spaces at of our County ...

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Peace Of Mind: Your Life...Your Legacy Sponsor: PlanningCommunity.org Presenters: Matthew Marini, Liz Miller and John Zajac Cost: Free Tuesday, May 25th at 11AM EST Wednesday: May 26th at 7:00PM EST Thursday, May 27th at 11AM & 7PM EST Attend This Workshop ...

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County plans to go door-to-door to reach unvaccinated residents, will set up mobile popup clinics and partner with community groups. In an effort to ensure that as many county residents are vaccinated as possible, the Union County Board of Commissioners today announced a door to door campaign ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply at this event. Union County’s seasonal series of drive-up movies continues on Friday, May 28 with a screening of The Black Panther at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event is free and open to Union ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA wants to ensure that water safety doesn’t get lost in the community’s eagerness to return to a “normal” summer. As temperatures rise, kids want to cool off, whether that is in home pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, or oceans. And that means the risk of drowning is as ...

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Summit Medical Group Foundation (SMGF) wants health care to be accessible to everyone in the communities they serve. Easing the financial burden for tomorrow’s health care professionals can help make that happen, which is why SMGF is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for ...

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With participation from faith organizations and individuals like Temple Sholom, Temple Emanu-El, Evangel Chapel Worship Team, Calvary Baptist Church, St. Francis' Episcopal Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Renee Connell, Buddy Williams, Barbara Dever, Christina Morgan-Diaz, Joycelyn Hunte, ...

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The County of Union invites all Union County gardeners to a “Native Plant Swap and Shop” event where they can trade an invasive plant from their yard for a colorful native plant. This free event will take place at the Union County Scout Camping Area in the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside on ...

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TRENTON – Como parte de su objetivo de crear una economía que funciona para todos los residentes de Nueva Jersey, el Gobernador Phil Murphy anunció hoy un financiamiento adicional de $235 millones en alivio para pequeñas empresas y $40 millones en financiamiento para un fondo de trabajadores ...

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Literacy New Jersey Student, Richard Hernandez, Receives Student Excellent Award Literacy New Jersey held its annual Literacy for Life Conference, a virtual conference for adult literacy practitioners, on April 21 through April 24, 2021.  During the conference, Richard Hernandez received the ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that  sample ballots for the June 8 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. This year voters have the ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in May to aid those affected by COVID-19. These will include: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Immaculate Conception Church in Elizabeth Walk-up ...

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Trailside summer camp returns with all-outdoor schedule; COVID safety rules apply. The Union County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce a new and exciting season of summer programs for children and families at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located in the Watchung ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents May to aid those affected by COVID-19. These will include: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Immaculate Conception Church in Elizabeth Walk-up ...

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(TRENTON) - El plan presupuestario del gobernador Phil Murphy para el año fiscal que comienza el 1 de julio, aumentaría significativamente el reembolso por la compra de audífonos disponible bajo el programa estatal de Asistencia Auditiva para Personas Mayores y con Discapacidad (HAAAD, por sus ...

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Evergreen Cemetery is aware of allegations that are circulating in regards to the management of its grounds. As a result of the recent publicity, the New Jersey Cemetery Board is conducting an investigation of Evergreen Cemetery. The Cemetery is fully cooperating with the investigation. The ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – Four Union County, New Jersey, men were charged for their roles in conspiracies to distribute and possess with intent to distribute narcotics, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig and Acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced today. Tyshawn Jones, 45; Walter ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 18 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 5. “We encourage all eligible residents to participate in every election, and the ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for ...

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Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987 (TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid ...

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Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987 (TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid ...

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NEWARK, N.J. — A Union County, New Jersey, man was indicted today for illegal possession of ammunition, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. Kevin Cordeiro, 34, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing ammunition after having been previously ...

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A suicide attempt left 16-year-old varsity cheerleader, Emma Benoit, paralyzed, but propelled her on a mission to use her painful experience to help others find hope, and shine more light on the fact that 20 young people die every day by suicide in the United States. My Ascension is a feature ...

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