Government

April 8, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Public Schools has collaborated with the City of Elizabeth to launch a program to enable students to help families complete the U.S. Census online and earn extra credit. "Completing the Census is a practical, real-life civics lesson that benefits our city and students ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced on Tuesday that daytime shoulder closures will take place on Route 28 as a roadway improvement project begins in Cranford, Roselle Park, and Elizabeth, Union County. Beginning at 7 a.m., tomorrow, Wednesday, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced over $118 million in grants to support local homeless assistance programs across the country, with $199,133 in grants supporting Elizabeth.  Local homeless programs in New Jersey will ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Trinitas Health Foundation is among the list of winners announced this past week by Governor Phil Murphy, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, and former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords for grant funding to establish nine hospital-based violence intervention programs across New ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - N.J. Governor Phil Murphy will be the guest speaker at the 35th Anniversary Celebration of the life and legacy of Reverend for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. service on Monday, January 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the New Hope Memorial Baptist Church located at 91 Division Street, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy was in Elizabeth on Thursday morning with what he called a “cavalcade of special people” referring to the many supporters and the hosts, Make the Road New Jersey, as he signed legislation to expand access for driver licenses.  According to the Governor's ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth City Council voted on Tuesday night to rescind the contract with the Lime scooter company.  In an 8-0 vote, Elizabeth City Council Members decided to end the program with Lime Scooters. The Council also stated that all scooters are to be removed ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this week awarded $131.3 million to 325 local public housing authorities across the country to provide affordable housing to approximately 15,363 additional non-elderly persons with disabilities.  In New Jersey, HUD ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The City of Elizabeth’s Councilwoman-At-Large, Patricia Perkins-Auguste, is one of five women recognized at the NJ State League of Municipalities’ at the Women in Municipal Government networking event on Wednesday.   The event celebrated the 2019 Outstanding Women in Municipal ...

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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 - If you haven’t gotten hooked yet, this is your weekend to go stamp crazy. At national parks, monuments and historic sites across the country, there are stamps visitors collect in passports to mark their visit. Visiting many of these sites can involve traveling long distances, but ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Mayor J. Christian Bollwage and community dignitaries participated on Wednesday morning in the September 11th Remembrance Ceremony.  This year's ceremony commemorates 18 years since the attacks. Residents joined in at the Midtown Pedestrian Plaza, Midtown Train Station, on W.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - If you were driving through Elizabeth on Friday afternoon, you may have seen the large parade of cars and huge float carrying the Elmora Troopers Little League Team as they were being honored by a very proud community.  The Elmora Troopers beat the best teams in New Jersey to win ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth will be holding the Parade of Champions” for the Elmora Troopers - Little League team on Friday, September 6, starting at 1 p.m. at Hanratty Field on Westfield Ave.  The route will wind throughout Elizabeth and end up with a ceremony from 3 to 4 p.m. at ...

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WEST TRENTON – The Elmora Troopers met with Governor Phil Murphy, First Lady Tammy Murphy, and Colonel Patrick J. Callahan of the New Jersey State Police on Thursday. They met with the Little League Baseball team and their family and friends at the New Jersey State Police Museum and Log Cabin at ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – “Hunger does not take a vacation,” says Assemblywoman Annette Quijano who has launched a month-long food drive to combat hunger among local homeless men, women, and children in New Jersey. “People often suffer homelessness and hunger at the same time. In our own community, this ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Earlier this week Acting Governor Sheila Y. Oliver announced the award of $2.5 million in Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP) grants to 20 municipalities in New Jersey. The grants will help improve the quality of life for New Jersey residents by assisting communities with their ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Often overlooked in the national debate about the treatment of immigrants being housed at detention facilities along the Southern border and elsewhere in the nation is the treatment of immigrants with disabilities among those being detained. This past Friday a member and staff ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A community meeting was held last Wednesday evening at the Tru Life Church located on Bond Street in Elizabeth to give residents a chance to meet and greet with newly appointed Police Director Earl Graves, and members of the Union Country Prosecutors Office. Graves was appointed ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - On the eve of Amazon’s two-day Prime Day event, hundreds of immigrant families will rally outside of Amazon’s warehouse in Elizabeth, in a show of power condemning the corporation’s ties to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.  Organizers say immigrant workers and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Wishing all of our readers a happy and safe Independence Day!  Enjoy the fireworks tonight (July 4), at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park on Front Street. The annual Fireworks Show will begin at dusk, which is approximately 9:15 p.m. TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Over 300 immigrant families and constituents held a rally at the Elizabeth detention center Tuesday evening following the arrests of 36 protesters from the group of “Never Again: Jews Against Ice Week of Action”. The group compares conditions at Ice Detention centers to the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth will celebrate Independence Day on July 4, at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park on Front Street. Festivities will start at 2 p.m. and include food trucks.  Their annual Fireworks Show will begin at dusk, which is approximately 9:15 p.m. There is a scheduled ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Mayor Bollwage and the City of Elizabeth Council members have chosen a has a new Police Director. Earl Graves from Piscataway, took the oath of office as the City’s new Police Director, during the June 25 meeting. “I chose Earl Graves for Police Director, based on his work ...

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Union County, NJ — Today marks 50 years since the start of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn that sparked the modern gay rights movement. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders honors the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, recognizing that the milestones achieved in the LGBTQ ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The rainbow flag, a symbol of pride and independence, flies high once again at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month.  On Friday afternoon Union County Freeholders Rebecca Williams and Sergio Granados joined Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs ...

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