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Parenting Children with Autism: Strategies for Success

April 20, 2017

Participants will learn about programs that will enhance occupational, physical, and speech therapy for their autistic child from Trinitas's children's Therapy services professionals at this free seminar. Presenters are Benjamin Lipman, physical therapist, Trinitas; Aida Mendez-Boud, occupational therapist, Trinitas; Tara Sheerin, executive director, The Data Group; Craig Domanski, ...

New Jersey’s Recovery High School to Host First Recovery Film Festival at Kean University

UNION, NJ - New Jersey Recovery High School will host their very first Recovery Film Festival with guest speaker Daniel Baldwin at Kean University in the STEM Building, 6th Floor, located at 1075 Morris Ave. Union, NJ. on Saturday, June 3.

Get your tickets today by clicking here.  Access to award ceremony following the final block of films on June 3, is included with any ticket ...

Free Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is Inclusive of Special Needs Children

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Children, 12 years old and younger, including special needs children, are invited to the Second Annual Community Egg Hunt, hosted by Moving New Jersey Forward Foundation, Saturday, April 15, from 1p.m. to 3p.m. at Warinanco Park. 

Moving New Jersey Forward Foundation was created by Union County Freeholder Sergio Granados.

“We will also break up ...

The Truth Behind Immunizations

ELIZABETH, NJ - This free seminar addresses the pros and cons of immunizations and will help participants understand what is right for them. Presenter is Dr. Clark Sherer, director of infectious diseases and director of medical students education.  

Date: Wednesday, April 19

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Location: Trinitas CORE Building, Center of Regional Education, 1164 Elizabeth ...

Residents Still Have Time to Apply - Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Extends Deadline

ELIZABETH, NJ - Local residents still have time to get help with heating their home this year. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is giving residents more time to apply for heating bill assistance by extending the deadline for LIHEAP enrollment to May 31. The program has an emergency crisis benefit component, which also is accepting applications through May 31. Customers who ...

FREE ALZ/Dementia Support Group Friday

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting an Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiver Support Group on Friday, April 7, 2017,  at 1:00 p.m.  The group is free and open to Alzheimer’s/Dementia caregivers in the community and is run in accordance with the Alzheimer’s NJ guidelines.  Participants are ...

Health Disparities in the Community

ELIZABETH, NJ - This free seminar addresses the discrepancies in the community and helps residents navigate through local resources. Presenters are Jill Butler, directorof primary care, and Ruby Codjoe, director of renal services. Representatives from the Elizabeth Health Department, Shaping Elizabeth, and the Gateway Family YWCA will be available.

Date: Tuesday, April 4

Time: 5:30 to ...

Calling All Elizabeth High School Grads Class of '67

ELIZABETH, NJ - Members of the Class of 1967 from Battin, Jefferson, and Edison high schools are being sought for a 50th reunion, Saturday, April 29, from 6:30to10:30 p.m. at The Kenilwoth Inn, 60 South 31 Street, Kenilworth. For more information, contact Bruce Pilger, 732-978-3217,bmp@warshauer.com;Don Gray, 484-522-8537,donforce@aol.com; ...

Paper Shredding Event Scheduled at Warinanco Park

ROSELLE, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be hosting a paper shredding event at Warinanco Park on Friday, April 7, in the parking lot across from the Warinanco Ice Skating Center, from 9a.m. to 1p.m., rain or shine. The event will conclude before 1p.m. if the shredding trucks reach capacity. This is a free event and open to all Union County ...

Information on Upcoming Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Union

UNION, NJ –The Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Saturday, March 11 in Union.

The parade begins on Morris Avenue at Commerce Avenue and proceeds east on Morris, making a right turn onto Stuyvesant Avenue, continuing toward the Pearl Harbor memorial at Stuyvesant and Elmwood Avenues.  Traffic will be rerouted in the area beginning at 9:00 a.m. until ...

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