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Nicholas Vicidomini Made Honorary Hillside Fireman

September 9, 2020

HILLSIDE, NJ - Nicholas Vicidomini, a young boy with autism, has been named an honorary fireman with the Hillside Fire Department.  Vicidomini was recently asked to leave Christ the King Church in Hillside because he was playing and making noise.

Upon hearing the story, Hillside Councilman George Cook said he felt bad for the family and soon realized he worked with someone ...

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WAYVE Teen Foundation Board Announces Availability Grant Awards to Union County Non-Profits

September 20, 2020

 

Rachel Simpson and Sean Hazard, Co-Chairs of the WAYVE Teen Foundation Board announced that the Board is accepting requests for proposal that will provide Union County based charities with grant awards for the proposals chosen by the Board. The deadline for submissions is October 20, 2020. The grant awards will be announced on November 16, 2020.

The Westfield Area Youth Volunteer ...

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Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

Cranford Man Charged in Sunday Morning Linden Highway Shooting

September 28, 2020

CRANFORD - An arrest has been made in connection with a double shooting that took place on U.S. Routes 1&9 in Linden Sunday morning, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Linden Police Chief David Hart jointly announced Monday.

According to the release, Cranford resident Andrew C. Johnson, 50, was taken into custody and criminally charged with two ...

What Gov. Murphy Had to Say on NYT Report About Trump’s ‘Tax Avoidance’

September 28, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday addressed a scathing New York Times report, stating that President Donald Trump did not pay federal income taxes in 10 of the last 15 years.

The report, released Sunday, indicates that Trump - who has not been forthcoming with his tax filings and refused to make them public - paid $750 in taxes to the federal government in the year he was elected ...

Union County to Receive $250,000 in Funding from State to Dredge Clark Reservoir

September 28, 2020

The Union County Freeholder Board today announced it will be receiving $250,000 in state funds that will be used to dredge the Clark Reservoir, which sits off Lake Avenue in the township. The announcement comes as the County is currently studying recreational usage, environmental impacts and planning to dredge the 150-acre reservoir in a master plan.

“We are looking forward to making ...

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