CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 500 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!


Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in the lives of children who need a consistent, caring adult presence to help their voices be heard. 

Contact Information
  1. Courtney Green
  2. 908-293-8136
  3. cgreen@casaofunioncounty.org
Fri, March 20
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 500 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

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1143 East Jersey St
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Roselle Park Police Officer Involved in Crash Fatally Shoots Himself Sunday

January 20, 2020

MATAWAN, NJ — An off-duty Roselle Park police officer fatally shot himself in the head after being involved in a crash in Matawan Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

It is with tremendous sadness that Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery announces the passing of Roselle Park Police Officer Edward Nortrup. Patrolman Nortrup was a 13-year veteran of the Roselle Park Police ...

Open House at the Caldwell Parsonage

UNION, NJ - The Union Township Historical Society will host another open house at the Caldwell Parsonage on Sunday, January 26, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Admission is free. 

Visitors will be able to enjoy:


Wearing colonial bonnets and tricorn hats and faux colonial children's outfits for photos for social ...

Cioffi's of Springfield Welcomes Coach Schiano Back to Rutgers With Full Italian Spread

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — When Rutgers University announced they were going back to the future with the re-hiring of former head coach Greg Schiano, there were few people more pleased than the Cioffi family.

Anthony Cioffi, who currently plays for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL) was a stand-out defensive back during his four years playing in Piscataway, although ...

Rutgers Names Holloway as University's First Black President

January 23, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has named Jonathan Holloway as its first black president.

The school's Board of Governors approved the hiring on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He will begin serving his presidency on July 1. According to Northwestern University's website, he has served as that school's Chief Academic Officer ...

Montclair Parents Call for Superintendent Parker's Resignation Following His Alleged Comments on Racist Teachers

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several Montclair parents and advocates have called for the immediate resignation of Superintendent Nathan Parker after he was alleged to have made remarks regarding employing racist teachers.

During the Montclair Board of Education meeting that took place on Wednesday, Parker apologized for his remarks which, according to parents, took place during an NAACP education committee ...

Bound Brook Man Charged with Setting Fire that Destroyed Apartments

BOUND BROOK, NJ - A 28-year-old borough resident has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed two five-story apartment buildings under construction on East Main Street, along with several other nearby structures. 

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson credits video footage from surveillance cameras and I-phone videos with helping to identify the suspect, Juan Hector ...

Become a Union County Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer--Receive Free CPR Training and More

January 22, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to become Union County Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and receive free CPR training on Saturday, February 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

“The Medical Reserve Corps is composed of Union County residents who have made the commitment to step up as additional assistance in the event of an emergency,” said Freeholder ...

Deadline for Change in Party Affiliation is April 8 to Vote in June Presidential Primary

The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 8, in order to participate in their new party’s Primary Election on June 2.

“Party-affiliated voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set long before Primary Day,” said Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado.

Celebrate Black History Month in Union County with a Series of Free Events

In recognition of Black History Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to invite the public to a series of five free events highlighting key historical and cultural themes throughout Black history.

“The experiences and accomplishments of African Americans have defined the course of history in America for hundreds of years,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander ...

What do you Really Know about Cervical Cancer?

In recognition of January as National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders encourages residents to familiarize themselves with information that can help prevent cervical cancer and detect the early signs of cervical cancer.

“Key facts about cervical cancer vaccination and screening are available online through the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, ...

Trailside Talk Features Rosa Parks In Celebration of Black History Month

Union County residents and visitors have the opportunity to “meet” Rosa Parks in a first-person interpreter presentation by Alexandra Ford of the American Historical Theatre. The event is free and is made possible by funding from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. 

“The story of Rosa Parks is a reminder that individual actions can lead to extraordinary ...