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Video: Union County Celebrates Pride Month with CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic

June 18, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Parents, children, friends, and all family members came out on Saturday afternoon to Rahway River Park for the Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Picnic.

The family-friendly celebration hosted by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, was a day of fun activities of arts and crafts, family lawn games, inflatable bounce houses, playground fun and more, along with music by the ...

Union County Officials Help Linden Students Plant Gardens

LINDEN, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chris Hudak along with other Union County Officials, visited Linden School Number 6 and McManus Middle School on last week to help students fill planters with vegetable gardens.

The event was part of the Union County Kids Dig In! A part of the Garden Grant Program in partnership with GrowndWorks Elizabeth.

Hudak attended school 6 as a child, and said he ...

Fuzzy Lemons Featured at Free Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day Celebrating All Families

RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders are inviting residents and visitors to enjoy a day of free fun activities for children, parents, friends, and family featuring the beloved rock ‘n’ roll of The Fuzzy Lemons, at the upcoming Union County CommUNITY PRIDE Day.

The event will take place on Saturday, June 16 at Rahway River Park in Rahway. CommUNITY PRIDE Day ...

Union County Freeholders Support LGBTQ Community with Historical Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

ELIZABETH, NJ - The rainbow flag, a symbol of pride and independence fly’s high at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. 

This historic event by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the Office of LGBTQ Services, Department of Human Services and many others, brought dignitaries and people from all over New Jersey to the steps of the ...

After UCDC Vote, Plainfield's Rebecca Williams Now a Freeholder

CRANFORD, NJ - An election to fill the vacancy created by Linda Carter’s departure to the Assembly was held at a Union County Democratic Committee convention on Thursday, led by Chairman Nick Scutari.

The UCDC chair called on Plainfield Chairman Adrian O. Mapp, who nominated Councilwoman Rebecca Williams.

Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski seconded Mapp’s nomination, ...

Elizabeth Receives $125k Infrastructure Grant from Union County

ELIZABETH, NJ – The City of Elizabeth will receive $125,000 through the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ fourth annual Union County Infrastructure grant.

The annual grant is dedicated to funding projects aimed towards economic development growth and improvements to roads, facilities and more. Approximately $1.5 million in grant funding was awarded throughout Union County ...

The Union County College Women’s Basketball Team Ends Season Ranked 7th in the Nation

CRANFORD, NJ - The Union County College Women’s Basketball Team won the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Region XIX Championship and the NJCAA District N Championship on March 5 when they defeated Harcum College. This led the Lady Owls to the national tournament that was held in Harrison, Arkansas from March 18-24. After four tough games against community colleges ...

Rahway Mayor Giacobbe Helps Cut Ribbon for Opening of Affordable Housing, the Willows of Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - Artists looking to settle in the "Art District" in downtown Rahway now have the Willows as an affordable housing option.

Rahway Mayor Raymond A. Giacobbe was on hand to cut the ribbon on Wednesday when the Willows at Rahway officially opened.

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados, Vice Chairman Bette Jane Kowalski and Freeholder ...

Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest Winners Receive Recognition at Freeholder Meeting

ELIZABETH, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders presented resolutions to the winners of the 2018 Union County Arbor Day Poetry Contest.

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented the resolutions to the students. One student representing each grade read their poem to those in attendance at that meeting. You can view that ...

Elizabeth Firemen Assist in Springfield House Fire

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A family home at 92 Battle Hill Ave. was destrpyed by an electrical fire on Monday morning. The residents all made it out alive and would like assistance in finding their grey cat. The two other cats perished in the blaze.

The three alarm blaze called in at approximately 9:15 a.m. Monday morning brought crews in from Elizabeth, Millburn, Summit, ...

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