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Trinitas Health Foundation Gala Set for May 10 - Healthcare Foundation of NJ this Year’s Honoree

April 23, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Trinitas Health Foundation will host its annual Gala with the theme “Peace of Mind” on Thursday, May 10.  The Healthcare Foundation of NJ will be honored with this year's “Humanitarian Award” and proceeds will benefit Behavioral Health patients.

The Gala will be held at the Venetian in Garfield and will offer a cocktail hour, dinner, and ...

Community Access Unlimited Honors Community Partners at 2018 Awards Dinner

ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) recently honored a number of key community partners at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, held April 12 at its headquarters in Elizabeth.

Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as at-risk youth to enable them to live ...

Due to Popular Demand, Union County Offers More CPR Classes

ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  Due to popular demand, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced, two additional CPR training classes have been added in May. Three sessions were previously scheduled in April and are already fully booked.

All classes are open to the general public.

“I encourage all Union County residents to learn basic first aid and emergency ...

What is a Good Tenant? Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Hosts Tenant Workshop

ELIZABETH, NJ -The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless is hosting a free Tenant Certification Training on April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their center located at 118 Division Street in Elizabeth.  

The workshop benefits participants by empowering them with knowledge and tools to become good tenants. Speakers will lead sessions on topics such as tenant’s rights, budgeting, ...

Loving Mother Thankful for Support During National Autism Awareness Month

ELIZABETH, NJ - Christopher Rodriguez sat at his dining room table pointing to images to explain what food he wanted from Schlier Langhorn, while his mother, Rosemaria Rodriguez, watched and his Australian Shepherd sat beside him hoping for a treat.

Each time Christopher, who is on the Autistic spectrum in addition to being epileptic, completed the exercise, Rodriguez beamed in delight. She ...

Some Travel Required With Only 3 Local N.J. Marijuana Dispensaries in TAPinto Country

TAPintoTravels - With Governor Murphy’s expansion of access to medical marijuana, more patients will be seeking the treatment.  There are only 5 dispensaries in New Jersey, so most patients will have to travel for their prescriptions.

TAPinto communities hosts 2 of the current locations in Cranbury and Montclair.  

Breakwater Treatment & ...

Snow Update: Heaviest Snow to Begin Later Wednesday Evening

ELIZABETH, NJ - As the snow begins to accumulate this evening, DPW Crews will continue to plow the streets. Police urge everyone to park off the roadway whenever possible and never on a posted snow route when the roadway is covered with snow. According to AccuWeather, the heaviest snow will begin after 8 p.m. 

NJ Transit has announced that they suspend all bus service Wednesday as of 3 ...

Deputy Health Commissioner Visits Trinitas Regional Medical Center for Commendation on 97% Flu Vaccine Rate

ELIZABETH, NJ - New Jersey Department of Health Principal Deputy Commissioner Jackie Cornell, paid a special visit to Trinitas Regional Medical Center on Monday to speak to staff about the importance of flu vaccination and prevention, and commend the hospital on its high staff vaccination rate.

On behalf of the Acting Health Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner Cornell commended the efforts of ...

Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed into a ...

Local Adults with Disabilities Shine During National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two members of Community Access Unlimited with developmental disabilities are shining this month as they and the agency celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Both are prime examples of this year's theme for the month, "See Me For Me."

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month was created in 1987 to “increase public ...

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Free Public Panel Will Explore Sexual Assault and Consent

April 20, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites members of the public to attend a panel discussion on sexual assault and consent on Wednesday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. in Room N-4 at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue in Cranford. The panel will feature a question and answer session.

The panel discussion is intended to raise awareness about sexual assault and consent in ...