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Karate Program for People with Special Needs

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced a Karate Program for People with Special Needs, beginning Thursday, August 3.

The program will run every Thursday from August 3 - September 7 (excluding August 17) from 7:00 - 7:45 p.m. (ages 5-15) and 8:00 - 8:45 p.m. (ages 16 and older).  The program will take place at the Clark Recreation Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark.  Registration is $12/person.

To learn more, pay and register, visit http://www.ucnj.org/parks-reg or call 908-527-4781.

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Free Networking Mixer for Veterans, Active Duty Service Members Aug. 23

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A free networking mixer event this Wednesday will help veterans and active duty military members connect with each other and learn about programs available to them. 

UC HERO, a program from Union County's Office of Veterans' Affairs, will host the mixer Aug. 23 at the Club House at the Galloping Hill Golf Course, located at 3 Golf Drive in Kenilworth ...

Student Activist Plans Vigil in Elizabeth After Deadly Charlottesville Rally

ELIZABETH, NJ - A young, local activist plans to hold a prayer vigil Wednesday in the wake of a deadly rally in Charlottesville, Va., that left a woman dead.

Kason Little, 17, plans to hold the vigil at Winfield Scott Plaza by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial across from City Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 16. Little founded the Students Of Elizabeth Advisory Committee, a group ...

Freeholders Get Earful As Roselle Residents Question Financing For Mind and Body Project

August 19, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - About 20 people Thursday raised concerns about the financing for the Roselle Mind and Body Complex during the public comments portion of the Union County Freeholders’ meeting.

The project includes a new school, community center, library and more in the borough.

The opportunity to speak was nixed last week when a freeholders’ special meeting vote regarding the ...

TRINITAS GOLF & SPA DAY SET FOR SEPTEMBER 25th!

August 11, 2017

Whether you are enjoying a day on the links or relaxing at the spa, Trinitas Health Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic and Spa Day is guaranteed to be an unforgettable day. On Monday, September 25th, the golf outing will return to Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield, New Jersey. If you’d like to skip the links, please join us for a relaxing spa day at Skin Deep Salon and Spa in New ...

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Think Hitchcock. Think old-fashioned psychological thriller. Think good writing. If you have read and loved The Woman in Cabin 10, Ware's most recent novel, you will enjoy her first publication, In a Dark, Dark Wood.

Leonora Shaw, a crime writer, awakens, bruised and befuddled in a hospital bed. Frightened and confused, Nora tries ...

Making NJ an Affordable Place We Can All Call Home | Opinion

August 12, 2017

As many residents in Union County, and across the state, are aware, New Jersey's constitution prevents municipalities from using zoning powers to discriminate against lower income residents, and requires that every community provide a reasonable opportunity for affordable homes to be built. Mount Laurel, as this doctrine is known, has been the law of the land for over 40 years, and has helped ...