Guest Column

July 15, 2021

  The country is gradually re-opening and COVID-19 restrictions are lifting, however, our residents are still suffering from the economic fallout of the pandemic. In support of our residents in need, Union County is launching an Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to provide financial ...

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At 1:30 a.m., a nurse holding a glowing cell phone approached Bernard China’s hospital bed at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and gently woke him for a phone call. Bernard, age 58, took the phone. “Mr. China,” Dr. Saurabh Kapoor, heart transplant cardiologist at Newark Beth Israel said, “we have ...

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Heart transplant recipient Jerry Kubu looks forward to spending Father’s Day with his son and grandchildren.  He’s enjoying a new lease on life following his successful heart transplant surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, after suffering for years with a heart with low ejection fraction, ...

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June is PRIDE month, and Union County is presenting a series of inclusive events that help build awareness, alliances, and action on LGBTQ+ equality in our community, and beyond. We kicked off the month with the raising of the PRIDE flag on June 1, at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

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New Jersey is opening back up and the firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers of the NJFMBA could not be happier. While protecting our communities is our job, building the community is our passion, and that has been difficult over the past 15 months. Like everyone, we were struck by the uncertainty ...

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June is PRIDE month, and Union County is presenting a series of inclusive events that help build awareness, alliances, and action on LGBTQ+ equality in our community, and beyond. We kicked off the month with the raising of the PRIDE flag on June 1, at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

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May is Military Appreciation and the Union County Board of Commissioners is committed to connecting our veterans and military families with helpful services. Over the past year, we have expanded our outreach with several new programs. We now have designated parking spaces at of our County ...

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