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Elizabeth Avenue Partnership and the Elizabeth Public Schools Arts Department Create Holiday Displays for Union Square Plaza

December 4, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - “The Snowman Project” is enjoyed by many as they walk through Union Square Plaza on Elizabeth Avenue, but many do not know where they came from, who created them. Here is what you don’t know about the amazing project!

David Strochak, Executive Director for The Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) spoke to Ms. Suzanne Fenelli and her 4th Grade Class at Winfield ...

Elizabeth Neighborhood to Get a Facelift with Multi-Million Dollar Renovation

ELIZABETH, NJ - One of Elizabeth’s traditional neighborhoods known as Frog Hollow is getting a new look with an up-to-date, multi-million dollar redevelopment by GonSosa Development, slated to begin early 2019.

The city foreclosed on the 1.5-acre parcel at 200 South Second Street, considered a brownfield, for non-payment of taxes and was scheduled for redevelopment in 2008. “There ...

Division of Consumer Affairs Takes Action Against Dozens of “Notarios” Including Seven from Elizabeth for Fraudulently Offering Immigration Services

NEWARK, NJ - The Division of Consumer Affairs announced last week that they have issued Notices of Violation against 28 businesses that allegedly defrauded consumers by offering immigration services that they are not legally permitted to provide. Seven of those businesses were located in the City of Elizabeth. 

The Notices of Violation, which seek a total of $326,000 in civil penalties, ...

Art Students Bring Colorful Art Projects to Elizabeth Avenue

ELIZABETH, NJ - There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home and there’s no place like Elizabeth Avenue for the holidays, according to Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP).

The EAP unveiled its latest project working with local schools in Elizabeth to create their “Scarecrows on the Square” project. Fifteen Schools participated after the EAP delivered wood ...

Local People with Disabilities Show Value of Employing Workers with Disabilities

ELIZABETH, NJ - Brenda Peguero, manager of Wendy's restaurant in Hillside, hired Robert Capello as a greeter. It was not long before his work ethic and reliability convinced her to increase his responsibilities, she said. Working three hours a day, three days a week, Capello cleans tables, sweeps floors and refills utensils and the ice dispenser.

Capello is an adult with a disability, one ...

Network with Local Businesses at Third Annual Union County Means Business Expo

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ – The 2018 Union County Means Business Expo will be held at the Warinanco Sports Center in Roselle on Wednesday, September 26, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 pm.

The event is hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders who invite those wishing to network and/or grow their business to attend.

“The Business Expo is designed to help local attendees, ...

Future Leaders of Union County Nonprofit Community Celebrated at Inaugural Graduation

ELIZABETH, NJ - The future leaders of Union County's nonprofit community were celebrated on Thursday at the graduation of the inaugural class of the Union County Non-Profit Leadership Fellows Institute, held at Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in Elizabeth. The institute's Class of 2018 comprised 24 social services professionals from an array of the county's nonprofit ...

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