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State AG and Summit Resident Porrino Speaks at Elks' 'Walk Out on Drugs' May 7

New Jersey Attorney General and Summit resident Christopher Porrino will speak at The East Central District Walk Out on Drugs, beginning at 12 p.m. on Sunday, May 7 at the Gazebo (Echo Lake Drive off Mill Lane) in Mountainside's Echo Lake Park. Given he proliferation of cheap and plentiful illegal narcotics across the nation and in New Jersey -- and with the alarming rise in deaths due to drug overdose -- we have incorporated a 'Talk on Drugs' featuring a number of speakers who will detail the effects of drugs on you, your body, your family and friends. You will not want to miss this as the information you receive may well help you save the life of a loved one.

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Information on Parking and Traffic for Saturday's 'March for Our Lives' Event

March 23, 2018

UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union.

Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall in an anti-gun violence march.

Parking will be available in the following ...

'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

‘Trying’ explores youth, age and points of history in poignant production

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...

Second Annual Women's Leadership Forum Sunday March 25 at Springfield's Chisholm Community Center

March 23, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The second annual Women's Leadership Forum will be held at Springfield's Chisholm Community Center Sunday March 25 at 2:00 p.m.


The Forum is sponsored by the Union County Democratic Party, the Springfield Democratic Party and Ready to Run which " a non-partisan network of campaign training programs."


This year's program ...

Visit Union County’s Green Online Shop and Celebrate Earth Day with a New Compost Bin or Rain Barrel

March 23, 2018

Union County gardeners looking for a good Earth Day project can visit the new Union County Means Green online shop now and order a new compost bin or rain barrel at 50% off the retail price.

“Composting food scraps and harvesting rainwater are two effective ways to improve soil health and conserve water,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Offering these compost bins ...