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No Access-Elizabeth High School Bathrooms Locked Parents Outraged

October 19, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ—Parents and students in Elizabeth public schools are concerned about an issue they say is going unchecked and could pose a hazard to their children’s health.

Parents, teachers, and students at the Admiral William F. Halsey Jr. Leadership Academy say that most of the school’s bathrooms are locked and not easily accessible to students. They also say that they have ...

Annual Taste of Elizabeth Draws Hundreds of Foodies to Dine on a Variety of Dishes

ELIZABETH, NJ--The Rotary Club of Elizabeth, celebrating its 100 year of service to the greater Elizabeth community, held its annual Taste of Elizabeth XI on Monday evening at the Renaissance Hotel.

Over 30 restaurants, bakeries, food manufacturers and beverage vendors filled the exhibit space along with over 300 foodies from all over the Union County area.

Doug Harris, chairman of this ...

Music in the Mills Features Music and Dance

ELIZABETH, NJ –Music in the Mills, formerly Art in the Gardens, is an October celebration of National Arts and Humanities Month and is taking place all weekend long at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

The event features instrumental, vocal and dance performances in the Center Court of the Mall.  This annual event is coordinated by the Office of Cultural and ...

Ninth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising Held By Unico District X

ELIZABETH, NJ--- Union County's ninth annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event was held Friday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse.

Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen, Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, Bette Jane Kowalski, Vernell Wright, Angel Estrada and County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi were all in attendance at the event.

“This year, we have a very ...

Elizabeth Historic Sites Commemorated with National Parks Stamp Series

ELIZABETH, NJ – National Parks lovers may be very happy with the news that Union County’s historic sites are about to unveil nearly 30 unique “Passport To Your National Parks” cancellation stamps at the upcoming Union County Four Centuries in a Weekend event.

The Four Centuries in a Weekend event allows visitors to explore and experience the rich history that has been ...

Elizabeth Public Schools: Too Hot to Handle

ELIZABETH, NJ—The parents of Elizabeth Public School students are saying that their children are coming home sick.

According to parents, teachers and students, many school buildings have little or no air conditioning, with many reporting room temperatures in excess of 86 degrees.

Several parents have also said that some students with conditions like asthma are having difficulty in ...

New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Fund-Murphy and Guadagno Join Forces

NEW BRUNSWICK--In a rare bi-partisan effort, the two leading candidates for governor have joined forces to voice support for a new statewide charity created to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's Puerto Rican community to support ...

26 Annual Women of Excellence Awards-Recognizing Women Who Are Making a Difference in Union County

Union County, NJ –Do you know a woman who has made a significant difference in the lives of Union County residents? Consider nominating her for the Annual Women of Excellence Awards.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 26 Annual Women of Excellence awards. The program honors women from all walks of life who make outstanding contributions to the quality of life in Union ...

Ninth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising Held By Unico District X

ELIZABETH, NJ--- Union County's ninth annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event was held Friday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse.

Freeholder Chairman Bruce Bergen, Freeholders Alexander Mirabella, Bette Jane Kowalski, Vernell Wright, Angel Estrada and County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi were all in attendance at the event.

“This year, we have a very ...

Two Elizabeth Residents Involved in Multi-Level Insurance Fraud Network

TRENTON – Christopher S. Porrino Attorney General, and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that two Elizabeth residents along with multiple co-defendants have been charged in a multi-level insurance fraud network run by Colts Neck brothers Anhuar and Karim Bandy.

Bernardo Neiman, 55, of Elizabeth pleaded guilty to criminal use of runners and was sentenced ...

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