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Union County Sheriff’s Officers Raise $5,070 for Charity with No Shave November

December 13, 2018

Union County, NJ – Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli joined Undersheriffs Dennis Burke and Amilcar Colon in congratulating the Sheriff’s officers who participated in No Shave November. 

The officers raised $5,070 for the New Jersey Veterans Network and the Prostate Cancer Foundation. No Shave November challenges participants to forgo shaving for the month in order ...

Phillips 66 Donates a New Ambulance to Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Services Program

ELIZABETH, NJ – Phillips 66 Bayway Refinery has, once again, come to the rescue of Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Services Program, this time, just in time for the holidays. The most recent grant from Phillips 66 in the amount of $81,300 has enabled the purchase of an urgently needed, new ambulance for the Trinitas Emergency Services ...

Video: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for New Dog Park - Warinanco Park Becomes Second County-wide Facility for Canines

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - Residents and their dogs were on hand as the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders officially cut the ribbon and opened the Warinanco Dog Park in Roselle this past Saturday.

The new dog park is located behind the Warinanco Sports Center located at 1 Park Drive in Warinanco Park, Roselle. The opening was attended by local elected officials, county freeholders and ...

N.J. Center for Non-Profits Set to Host "Raising the Voices of Our Community" Conference

SOMERSET , NJ – Over the past few years, non-profit organizations have used “creative and unique” campaigns to bring local and national attention to their cause. 

The ALS Foundation took the country and world by storm during the summer of 2014 with the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Susan G. Komen has spread the word about breast cancer by painting towns pink. The ...

Local Youth is Thankful for the Gift of a Car at Thanksgiving

ELIZABETH, NJ - As families gather for Thanksgiving this week and celebrate all they have, one 20-year-old in Elizabeth is grateful for something most people take for granted – her car.

Nicole Jenkins has not had an easy life, she was living within the state child welfare system and looking for a place to call home until she became a member of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) in 2016.

'Thought Leader' Dr. Robert Marbut Jr. Joins Family Promise National Trustee Board

SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Robert Marbut Jr., a pioneer in the field of homelessness and homeless transformation, has joined the Family Promise National Board of Trustees. Marbut is the embodiment of Family Promises' assertion that family homelessness is a bipartisan issue, having both served as a White House Fellow to George H.W. Bush, and also as chief of staff ...

Bernice’s Place Cub Scouts learn fire building and character skills

ELIZABETH, NJ – On Thursday, November 1, Cub Scouts from Pack 118 chartered to Bernice’s Place at the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless to learn basic fire building skills while demonstrating various character traits exemplified in the Boy Scout Law.

Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America has partnered with the Elizabeth Coalition to House the ...

Union County Youth Services Professionals Hear Stories of Tragedy and Redemption

ELIZABETH, NJ - Twelve pairs of shoes lined the stage at the Union County Youth Services Networking Conference, several once belonging to teenagers who took their own lives. Tricia Baker, whose son, Kenny, died by suicide in 2010, told the youth services professionals in the room that the young people in their care often have no one to talk to when in crisis.

Baker served as the morning ...

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