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NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents in October, Free of Charge

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to two free, secure shredding events in October, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners.

After October, Union County’s paper shredding program will be on winter hiatus. The series of events will resume again next spring.

“We encourage all Union County residents to use our free ...

Where Can I Get the New COVID Vaccine Booster Shot in Union County?

September 9, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With less than half of all county residents having received a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Union County is offering updated booster shots to protect residents ages 12 and older from the latest variants.

The new bivalent boosters target the two main omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5, in addition to targeting the original COVID-19 strain. The Pfizer and Moderna ...

Murphy: NJ is Repairing and Preparing One Year after Tropical Storm Ida

September 1, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani welcomed Gov. Phil Murphy and other federal, state and local officials on the first anniversary of Tropical Storm Ida to assess progress made since the devastating storm crippled New Jersey, killing 30 people and causing an estimated $95 billion in damages to homes, businesses, schools and infrastructure.

Two people died in Hillsborough during the ...

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is First in New Jersey to Perform Successful Implantation of Transcatheter Valve Replacement System Designed for Congenital Heart Disease Patients

September 22, 2022

Newark, NJ, – Earlier this year, cardiologists at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, became the first in the state to successfully implant the Sapien 3 Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve System with Alterra Adaptive Prestent on a congenital heart disease patient.


On July 7, 2022, the team performed the minimally invasive procedure, ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day


Fri, October 14, 4:00 PM

Smart Start Preschool, Mountainside

Smart Start Preschool Open House - Mountainside