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Co-Founder of Summit's 'Robot Revolution' Indicted for Sexual Crimes Against Students

January 14, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County grand jury has returned a fourteen-count indictment against Christopher P. Marbaix, co-founder of Summit-based robotics laboratory 'Robot Revolution', who is charged with sexual crimes against six students, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Summit Police Department Acting Chief Steven Zagorski jointly announced Thursday. 

Marbaix, ...

New COVID-19 Daily Cases in New Jersey Under 20,000 For First Time in 2022

January 12, 2022

NEW JERSEY — For the first time in 2022, there are fewer than 20,000 new daily COVID-19 in New Jersey.  The State Department of Health confirmed 19,454 new cases on Wednesday.  Also, 103 new COVID-19 deaths were reported.

The Rate of Transmission, which measures how much the virus is spreading, declined again to 1.35.  For perspective, it was 1.92 on New Year's ...

Union County Clerk Advises Residents on Passport Fees

December 23, 2021

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises residents seeking passport services that the U.S. Department of State has raised the fees for passport books by $20.00 effective Monday, December 27.

On Monday, the fee for an adult passport book, for ages 16 and up, will be raised from $110.00 to $130.00.

The fee for a child passport book, for ages 15 and younger, will be raised from $80.00 to ...

Union County, Stronger Than Ever

December 27, 2021

Almost two years ago today, I was working on my Commissioner Board re-organization speech as the incoming Chairman. It was December 2019, and the first thing that came to my mind was the strength of our Union County community.

We had been through a rough stretch that began with the global economic crisis of 2008 and included Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Sandy, a major ice storm and even an ...