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Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

Union County OKs $110K for Guard Who Claims She Was Attacked, Taunted with Dildos

October 1, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County freeholders have approved a $110,000 settlement for a Black Union County corrections officer, who in a lawsuit claims she was attacked by another guard, subjected to sexual harassment and then targeted for investigation when she reported the alleged misconduct.

The freeholders approved the settlement for Wadlyne Stelus on Sept. 10, following a closed ...

Murphy Signs New Jersey's FY 2021 Budget

September 30, 2020

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Appropriations Act into law. The governor said the revised spending plan manages to protect core priorities and deliver middle-class tax relief during the historic fiscal crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The budget plan also fully reestablishes the millionaires tax that expired in 2010, instituting ...

Learn How to Cook, Craft, Code, and more with Union County’s 4-H Clubs

October 1, 2020

Union County students in grades K-12 are invited to join a 4-H Club this fall and explore popular fields ranging from cooking, art to anime, coding and more. Youth in their first year after graduating from high school can also join.

All clubs will be meeting virtually and are without charge until in person meetings resume.

“4-H Clubs provide students in Union County with unique ...

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Chronicles the Life and Accomplishments of the 39th U.S. President

October 1, 2020

ATLANTA, GA -- Right in the heart of Atlanta lies an oasis of green, Freedom Park, which houses the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum. 

Carter was the first and only president to be a native of Georgia. Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, there’s much more to learn about the early life of James Earl Carter, Jr. here, including his ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Wendi and Chris Manderioli of TAPinto Randolph

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of October 2020 is Wendi and Chris Manderioli, who own and operate TAPinto Randolph.  The wife/husband team have built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Randolph, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? What caused you to choose ...

Clean Up Area Around Elizabeth Train Station

September 27, 2020

I commute to my job in NYC every day utilizing NJ Transit at the Elizabeth Train Station.  In the past few weeks the area around the station has become very disturbing to me.

I usually utilize the elevator in the morning.  This week alone, when the elevator doors open there has been homeless people sleeping in the elevator.  I have made the personnel in the Ticket Office aware ...