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Press Releases

May 18, 2022

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone seeking to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election. The extended hours are ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners have determined that the County of Union will observe May 2022 as National Community Action Month.  Throughout the month of May, Union County will work in partnership with Community Action Agencies across the country to host events and ...

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In a resolution passed last week at the Union County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the Commissioners designated May as National Mental Health Awareness Month. In recognition of this month, the Department of Human Service’s Office on Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse in partnership with ...

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The Kenilworth Rotary Club is currently selling super 50-50 raffle tickets to benefit local charities in the community and their camp program and scholarship awards. Tickets may be purchased for $20 at the Kenilworth Recreation Center and the law office of Pollack and Zuckerman, both located on the ...

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Spencer Savings Bank was recently honored with the “Company Of The Year” award, by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, at its 110th annual awards dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Newark, NJ. The bank was honored for its support given to the business community facing economic hardship due to ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that  sample ballots for the June 7 Primary Election can be viewed and downloaded on the County Clerk’s elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. Ms. Rajoppi’s office also ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents to enjoy a sensory friendly production of the beloved ballet Cinderella, performed by the New Jersey Ballet at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. The ...

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The Kenilworth Gallery-on-the-Boulevard will present “Floral Portraits,” An exhibit by Photographer Sara Parmigiani April 2, through July. Ms. Parmigiani holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and a master’s degree in museum studies.  She currently works at the Newark Museum of Art as a ...

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The Union County Senior Citizens’ Art Exhibit, featuring 108 original works in various media, is now on display at the Trailside Nature & Science Center, located in Watchung Reservation at 452 New Providence Road, in Mountainside. Trailside is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except ...

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Union County voters are advised that the ballots for Democratic voters who have applied for Vote-by-Mail ballots for the June 7, 2022 Primary Election are being mailed beginning today. Due to the large volume of ballots, the mailing will be conducted over the next several days in batches by town, ...

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Union County has full time job openings for certified Emergency Medical Technicians. The full time benefits package includes free career development through the Union County Fire/EMS academy. All applicants must be residents of Union County. “We are very proud of our EMTs, who work to meet the ...

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As Union County moved into 2022, residents were still feeling the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, in addition to anyone who was recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Ida. Now, in April, residents are dealing with inflation, which is on the rise. As of February, inflation in the United States ...

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In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Union County Board of County Commissioners invites poetry lovers and American history enthusiasts to attend “Women Poets of the Revolution,” a free lecture on the works of Annis Boudinot Stockton and Phillis Wheatly hosted by Dr. Mary McAleer Balkun, ...

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Residents seeking information about services for seniors and their care givers can come to Union County’s Aging Services Kiosk events and meet in person with professional staff for guidance on senior programs and resources, including help with filling out applications and forms. ASK is a program ...

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Union County residents seeking a convenient way to dispose of old or unwanted metal gutters, fencing, cabinets, lawn furniture, tools, appliances, cookware, wire hangers, and many other kinds of household scrap metal can bring them to a free drop-off site this Saturday, April 16. The April 16 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NEW JERSEY -- Summit Health Cares will be hosting its first annual Summit Challenge, June 5th, 2022, at The Park, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. This unique fundraising experience will bring the community together while raising funds for Summit Health Cares’ Cancer Comfort ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners celebrates and commemorates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first African-American woman to be nominated and confirmed as a U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice in the 233-year history of the Court, marking Thursday, April 7th, as a unique and ...

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In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Union County Board of County Commissioners invites poetry lovers and American history enthusiasts to attend “Women Poets of the Revolution,” a free lecture on the works of Annis Boudinot Stockton and Phillis Wheatly hosted by Dr. Mary McAleer Balkun, ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners are pleased to announce that Union County became first county in the state to provide residents with interview pods, which have the ability to conduct interviews for public assistance via video conferencing,  in an isolated, sound proof, ...

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Oral history has become a popular way to preserve personal experiences, family legacies and community heritage. Now Union County residents can learn how to create their own oral histories, through the new “Introduction to Oral History Workshop” on Wednesday, April 6, at 6:00 p.m., at the Liberty ...

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The Union County Board of Elections informs residents that there have been many changes in Union County following the results of the 2020 Census. The New Jersey Congressional Redistricting Committee has approved the new congressional map. Changes impact several towns in Union County. The new ...

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Atlantic Health System’s medical centers are at the top of the list when it comes to hospital reputation in New Jersey, according to the latest ranking from renowned health care research and information company, Castle Connolly. All results are based on the votes of more than 1,100 physicians ...

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McCracken Funeral Home and The Willis Law Group invite you to join us for a fascinating discussion about how to have difficult conversations with loved ones, and how to make sure your family is protected with The Four Pillars of Planning.   Please click the link below or call 908-686-4700 to ...

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KENILWORTH, N.J. – A “Run for the Roses” Kentucky Derby-Style Tea Party will be presented by the Kenilworth Historical Society on Sat., May 14, 2022, at the Kenilworth Veterans Center (Kennedy Room), 33 South 21 Street.   The festivities, which will include an enlightening program highlighting ...

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KENILWORTH - N.J. - A “Refreshingly New” wine-tasting event will be presented by the Kenilworth Historical Society on Friday, April 1, at the historic (c.1880) Oswald J. Nitschke House “living history” museum and cultural arts center (49 South 21 Street, Kenilworth). The enlightening, enjoyable ...

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Immediate Care urgent care locations throughout Monmouth, Ocean, Mercer, and Middlesex counties join health care system Providing easy access to the highest quality health care means meeting patients when and where it’s convenient to them. Residents in four New Jersey counties now have a new way ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Center for Cooperative Media, the flagship organization to grow and strengthen local journalism in New Jersey, has recognized TAPinto's local news reporting, for its 2022 Excellence in Local News Awards. "At TAPinto, we're all about providing high-quality, original local news ...

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