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NJ Transit Service To Resume Monday After Friday's Derailment in Union

December 11, 2017

UNION, NJ – New Jersey Transit reports the Raritan Valley Line trains will resume regular weekday service between Cranford and Newark and High Bridge and Raritan on Monday.  Train service was suspended over the weekend after the freight train derailment in Union on Friday afternoon.  

According to their website, NJ Transit says customers may experience possible ...

City Unveils Community Mural Design in Historic Elizabethport Neighborhood

ELIZABETH, NJ-- A community mural depicting prominent landmarks, schools, residents and civic servants was unveiled recently inside the Miller Evans Logan Rec Center, located on 161-163 First Street.  Present for the unveiling was Mayor Christian J. Bollwage, city officials, representatives from the Elizabeth Development Company (EDC) and Wells Fargo, a major funder of the mural.

The ...

New Mass Transit Map for Union County Residents and Visitors

UNION COUNTY, NJ--Just in time for the holiday shopping and travel season, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents and visitors that the new Union County Transit Map is available free online, and printed copies are free on request. The map displays all bus and rail routes and connections in the Union County area.

The map was developed as part of the 2016 Union County ...

The March of the Wooden Soldiers Comes to Elizabeth on Tuesday Night

ELIZABETH, NJ—Its finally arrived, the big night when all of Elizabeth will turn out to watch the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and this year it will feature a special March of the Wooden Soldiers.

The March of the Wooden Soldiers will be coming to Elizabeth Avenue tonight just in time for the Elizabeth Avenue Partnership’s (EAP) Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Union Square ...

Local Humanitarians Partner with Community Food Bank of New Jersey to Distribute Turkeys to Those in Need in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ--When James Carey, the Director of Social Services for the Elizabethport Presbyterian Center Inc., received a phone call from the Community Food Bank of New Jersey informing him they were donating 200 turkeys to his agency, he replied, "I'm going to distribute the turkeys to all the parents and staff members at the Early Childhood School and whatever's left over, ...

Elizabeth Football and Cheer Program Seeks Community Support to Raise Funds for 2017 National Cheer & Dance Competition

ELIZABETH, NJ—A local, long-standing program in Elizabeth has the opportunity to compete in the 2017 National Cheer & Dance Competition in Orlando and they are seeking donations from the community to make it happen.

The Football and Cheer Program is a part of PAL (Police Athletic League). Elizabeth PAL was started in 1947 by a group of caring police officers that wanted to make a ...

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

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 ...

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