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Elizabeth Welcomes New Elementary School

September 10, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Delivering educational facilities in New Jersey, the New Jersey Schools Development Authority has announced five new or renovated schools this year. These renovated or new buildings will provide more than 3,100 additional seats for students across the state.

The new Halloran PS 22 Elementary School is a four-story building designed to educate about 890 students and ...

Live Birds of Prey Event Brings Nature Up Close in Mountainside

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ--A special free program that brings regional birds of prey up close and personal will be held at Trailside Nature and Science Center on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for visitors to view a live bald eagle, peregrine falcon and osprey in a way you may never have the chance to in your everyday ...

Elizabeth Receives $7,500 of Union County Grants for Children’s Programming at Local Libraries

Union County, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a total of $146,968 in funding to improve children’s programming in 20 local public libraries, through the 2017 Union County Library Grant program. Included was a $7,500 grant to the Elizabeth Free Public Library.

“Our local public libraries enable every child to access many different ...

History Cards for Kids...And Yes, Maybe Their Parents, Too

UNION COUNTY, NJ - So what do we tell the children?...about the past, that is.

After a successful pilot program at the Deserted Village last fall, Union County’s Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs is rolling out a History Trading Card series for youngsters to learn more about the history of the people and events that shaped Union County -- and the country --we know ...

Union County College Welcomes New Vice President for Student Development

CRANFORD, NJ -- Union County College (UCC) welcomes Dr. Demond T. Hargrove as the new Vice President for Student Development. Dr. Hargrove comes to UCC after more than 20 years in student development at New Jersey City University.

Dr. Hargrove most recently served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at NJCU. In this role, he was responsible for the leadership and vision of the ...

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The Naturalization Process-U.S. Citizenship Information Session at the Union County Library

September 9, 2017

Union County, NJ--A representative from the US Citizenship and Immigration Service will hold an information session on Thursday, September 28, at the Union County Public Library. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will cover topics like the naturalization process, the new naturalization test and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This program is free and open to the ...