Community Announcements

January 1, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ — This year has been a busy one, filled with happy, sad, and shocking news. Here’s a look back at some of the big stories: City of Elizabeth Suffers First Scooter Fatality  Fire Breaks Out Saturday Night at Elizabeth Club Barcode  Jersey City Man Charged in Connection with ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Fourth Ward Tree Lighting will be held on Monday, December 16, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the intersection of Salem Avenue and North Broad Street.  Mayor Bollwage will join Fourth Ward Councilman Carlos Cedeño at his annual Tree Lighting ceremony. This event will take ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to inclement weather, tonight’s tree lighting ceremony is postponed until Wednesday, December 11, at 7 p.m. At that time, the tree lighting event will take place at the intersection of Summit Road and Park Avenue, Elizabeth. Mayor Bollwage will join Third Ward Councilman ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Lab And VET4U are hosting Operation Helping Hands. An effort to collect Items for Dudley House, a Veteran’s male transnational home located in Plainfield, NJ, and YMCA Veterans. The items needed are as follows: towels, toiletries, laundry detergent, paper products, socks, ...

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ELIZABETH/CLARK, NJ - One in three Americans are affected by diabetes and must work hard to balance their blood sugar levels, which can be particularly difficult during the holidays. Trinitas Regional Medical Center is offering a seminar at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 21, at Trinitas Medical Group ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to the extreme cold this evening, a “Code Blue” by the Union County Department of Human Services. Emergency shelters are expected to extend capacity to the highest possible level tonight utilizing the additional cost provided by UCDHS. Individuals/Families sheltered during ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A lottery ticket purchased from the Quick Stop Food Store, on Rahway Ave., in Elizabeth is one of four lucky winners in the Jersey Cash 5 game.  The NJ Lottery Commission reported four lucky tickets matched all five numbers in the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Nov. 10, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Transit officials and Senator Joe Cryan will host a Town Hall meeting to discuss Rail and Bus issues in the 20th Legislative District. The Town Hall event will be held on Thursday, November 7, from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Community Access Unlimited located at 80 W. Grand Street ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - It’s time of year to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend and many look forward to getting that extra hour of sleep.  TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth will have a new form of transportation to get around the city starting on November 1st. A new pilot program will introduce 400 Lime electric scooters citywide, which will be available for rental by the public.  “I am proud to announce that Elizabeth is officially ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - On Tuesday, October 29, Trinitas’ Peace of Mind Campaign, developed in an effort to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness, will present an exciting, informative event in Florham Park, featuring actress, author, and behavioral health advocate Mariel Hemingway. The ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Vendors are needed to participate in the City of Elizabeth’s 3rd Annual Howl-o-Ween Contest. Anyone wanting to be a vendor should contact Ruby Contreras by email at rcontreras@elizabethnj.org or by phone at 908-820-4026. The pet costume contest will be held at 1:30 p.m. on ...

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