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Rahway Baseball Defeats Hillside in Home Opener, 13-1

April 12, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway varsity baseball team finally got to play its first home game on Monday, following a cancellation due to poor field conditions earlier in the month. The team went on to defeat Hillside, 13-1. The team is now 2-0.

Mayor Raymond Giacobbe was on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, as he had done at the girls' softball game on April 1.

The team took a ...

Baseball: Plainfield Gets Double-Digit Win Over Hillside 12-2

HILLSIDE, NJ — The Plainfield Cardinals cruised to a 12-2 win at Hillside Tuesday, with Shane Kidder (11) getting three hits: a single, a triple and a home run.

Aaron Roach (13), Jaquan Singleton (20) and Lucas Kidder (8) each added 2 runs, while Erick Rodriguez (18), Edward Ramirez (2), Jayden Whitaker (5) and Nasir Powell (9) also added a run.

Janbert Mariana pitched 4 innings, ...

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RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

Union County Approves 2022 Budget. See Tax Impact in Your Town

May 14, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county Board of Commissioners following a public hearing Thursday adopted a $​​513.7 million budget, which does not increase the county-wide tax levy.

While the spending plan comes with an average tax decrease of $28 for county homeowners, the impact varies by municipality with the average homeowner in Union County slated to pay $2,066 in county taxes this year. In ...

National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' for New Jersey

April 28, 2022

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...

Reminder: To Receive a $300 Stipend as a Union County Poll Worker, Apply Today

May 17, 2022

Union County residents who are interested in assisting voters at polling locations on Election Day this year can apply to become official poll workers. Poll workers will earn $300 for the day, starting at 5:15 a.m. through the close of the polls at 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 7.

“Poll workers are there to answer questions and help voters understand how to cast their ballots.