Elizabeth Just Got Greener with Two, New Community Gardens

April 17, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ – Elizabeth is becoming greener this spring, thanks to the efforts of dozens of volunteers who descended, April17, on two, empty plots to create community gardens at the Elmora branch of the Elizabeth Public Library and at the Elizabeth Housing Authority’s Mravlag Manor   

The projects were spearheaded by Groundwork Elizabeth, and  Executive Director ...

Union County Ranks As Eighth Healthiest in State

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County ranks as the eighth healthiest in the state according to the eighth annual County Health Rankings, released March 29 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Hunterdon County ranks healthiest in New Jersey and Cumberland County is the least healthy county in the state. The rankings are available at ...

Understanding Prediabetes - American Diabetes Association Alert Day

UNION COUNTY, NJ - In the United States alone, diabetes affects nearly 29 million people; another 86 million Americans have prediabetes, yet only about 10 percent are aware of it. These statistics are alarming, and the impact on the cost of health care (in 2012 alone, the ADA estimates that diabetes cost the health care system $245 billion) makes preventing the number of new cases of type 2 ...

Freeholder Board Offers New “Union County Kids Dig In” Garden Grants for Schools

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Young gardeners now can get their hands dirty with the new “Union County Kids Dig In” garden grant program for schools in Union County, sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Schools with students in grades pre-K through 12 are eligible to apply for a Union County Kids Dig In grant, which are funded through the Union County Open Space, ...

Scholarships Are Available for Nursing Students

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County high school students interested in attending nursing programs ( AD/ Diploma or BSN programs) in the Fall of 2017 are elible to apply for a scholarship from the Union County School Nurse Association (UCSNA).  Interested persons should speak with their guidance counselors to obtain an application.  Information has been sent to all Union County ...

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Free Yoga Class at Hanson Park

April 18, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ - Join Bridget Briant of for a free yoga class at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave. in Cranford on Sunday, May 21 at 1:00 PM.  Come enjoy nature as you partake in Bridget’s one-hour “Yoga For Everyone” class.  Please bring your yoga mat!

Bridget Briant is a classically trained yoga instructor who attained certification in 2002 at ...