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Tree-Lighting Ceremony to Kick-Off Holiday Festivities -Santa Comes to Elizabeth

November 11, 2017

ELIZABETH, N.J.--It’s that time of the year, twinkling lights, festive decorations and a chance to visit with the most important guy in a red suit you’ll ever meet.

The Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) has announced the lineup of holiday events on Elizabeth Avenue this season starting with the Official Tree-Lighting Ceremony at Union Square Plaza on Tuesday, November 28 from ...

Learn How to Defend Against Cyber Bullies

Springfield, N.J.--With the continued rise of social media, an alarming number of children and teens are targets of online bullying. To learn more about cyberbullying tactics and how to fight back against them, parents and caregivers are invited to attend “Bullying & Our Children,” a free public discussion.

This special presentation will be held on Monday, November 27, from ...

Trinitas Regional Medical Center Seeks Level II Trauma Center Designation

Elizabeth, N.J.--Trinitas Regional Medical Center is seeking formal Level II Trauma Center designation in response to the first official trauma call by the New Jersey Department of Health DOH in nearly 20 years.  The Medical Center will submit its application to the DOH this week.

According to Gary S. Horan, FACHE, Trinitas President & CEO, the state of New Jersey has an excellent ...

Grand Opening of Warinanco Sports Center’s New Amenities

Roselle, NJ.– The Warinanco Sports Center has gotten a brand new “facelift” with new and improved amenities for Union County residents to enjoy.

A grand re-opening of the new facility was held on Saturday. The community gathered to see the centers newest remodel and updated amenities.

The recent renovation project provides local residents an 11,000 square foot ...

Redesigned Elizabeth Train Station on Hold-Mayor Says Fire NJ Transit Executives

November 10, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—The Governor-Elect already has a decision to make on his first day in office.

Mayor J. Christian Bollwage is calling upon the Governor-Elect to remove the New Jersey Transit Executive Team of their positions and appoint pro-active, capable individuals, who are in favor of rail improvements. The Mayor has requested that this action be taken in response to New Jersey ...

Fanwood Police Officer with Law Enforcement Team in Puerto Rico Finds Misery and Optimism

November 11, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- Like many other visitors to post-hurricane Puerto Rico, Fanwood Police Officer Elliott Bernard says the images seen on TV and online simply don’t capture the enormity of the damage, even two months after the storm. Roads with giant fissures, downed utility poles, epic food and water shortages and the lack of power make day to day life exhausting.

“Every day, you ...

Vote for the Man who Does What He Says He is Going to Do - Jon Bramnick

November 5, 2017

To the Editor:

 

Over the decades I have learned that there is a simple key to success: Just do what you say you are going to do.  Sounds easy? Yes. But it is a true commodity to find someone that lives this principle every day.  It is even a rarer commodity to find someone in politics who abides by this mantra. 

 

Jon Bramnick is that person.  I have ...

Free Elizabeth Guide to Public Transportation Available through Lifelong Elizabeth Program

November 15, 2017

ELIZABETH, N.J.--Jill Dispenza, Program Coordinator for Lifelong Elizabeth, a project under Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, today announced that “Your Guide to Public Transportation” -- for the City of Elizabeth, has been published and is available to all residents of Elizabeth free of charge.  According to Ms. Dispenza, The Guide to Public Transportation in Elizabeth, ...

Marc Krauss, Army Veteran For Union County Sheriff

November 4, 2017

Dear Union County Residents,

As a retired Army Officer with over 21 years of honorable active duty military service and two tours in Iraq, I know and understand what mission accomplishment is and how to achieve it. I still live by the Army values of Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage (LeaDeRSHIP) which I will bring to ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...

Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal Setbacks at NJ Department of Environmental Protection

November 8, 2017

Trenton, N.J.--Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to carry out critical work to protect New Jersey’s environment and residents. This has serious implications for wildlife, public health, and our economy. DEP is charged with managing and protecting the State’s environment and natural ...