Press Releases

October 15, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that works of art by 14 Union County senior artists are included in the 52nd annual New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Exhibit, now on display in the main building at Meadow Lakes Senior Living, 300 Meadow Lakes, in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is happy to announce that tickets for this year’s Great Pumpkin Sail at Echo lake Park, Lower Lake, are now on sale both on line and in person. The Great Pumpkin Sail will take place on Thursday, November 1 with three sessions ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for everyone to pitch in and help improve the environment. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other special waste by bringing these items to a free Household Hazardous Waste ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Have you received an unsolicited mailing that contains a Vote-by-Mail application in your name? If you have, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has some guidance for you. “These mailings come from various groups, as a way to encourage registered voters to use Vote-by-Mail ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - There is still time to register for Union County’s second annual Lunch & Learn educational series for entrepreneurs, business owners and managers, featuring the popular Memory Switch workshop created by Matthew Goerke. The event takes place on Wednesday, October 17 at 11:30 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - With the upcoming General Election approaching on November 6, the Union County Board of Elections advises residents to be aware of important deadlines, changes in statewide regulations and other items of interest for Union County voters this year. October 16 is the Deadline to ...

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Saturday, October 27th, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Calvary Tabernacle, 69 Myrtle Street, Cranford, NJ 07016 Tickets: $10/adult, $5/children 12 and older Children under 12 are free Buy tickets at http://tasteowh.eventbrite.com 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes, and Cooking Competition! Interested in being ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce two free mobile paper-shredding events for confidential, personal documents in October. “Our free document-shredding service provides Union County residents with a convenient way to ensure that sensitive papers are securely ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Lord Stirling Theater Company will perform “Treasure Island” in the English Barn Theater at the Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ. “Treasure Island” will open on Friday, October 5, at 7:30PM, with additional performances on October 6 at 7:30PM, ...

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Visual Assessment Training Cranford Community Center, Community Room 220 Walnut Ave, Cranford, NJ Saturday October 13th, 10am to 1pm LINDEN, NJ - Get involved in your community by monitoring water quality in your own town. This workshop will teach you streamside techniques for visual ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present artworks from the Westfield Art Association, currently on exhibit at the Freeholders Gallery through October 31, 2018. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration Building, 10 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to host GLAAD Media Institute’s LGBTQ accelerating acceptance social media training courses free for anyone who wants to build the core skills and techniques that influence positive cultural change through social ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 27th annual Women of Excellence awards. The awards celebrate women who have made a powerful impact on life in Union County. “Today it is more important than ever ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Conserve Wildlife Foundation and Trailside Nature and Science Center are teaming up once again to offer a one-of-a-kind teacher training workshop, Falcon Cam in the Classroom, for formal and non-formal educators living or working in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County is going into its second year with the Passport To Your National Parks program. For the upcoming Four Centuries In A Weekend event on October 20 and 21, a whole new set of “Union County Across The Centuries” stamps will be introduced at every site. Union County ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters to be aware of changes they may encounter when participating in the upcoming General Election. Election Day 2018 is Tuesday, November 6. Under a recent state law, voters who used a Vote-by-Mail ballot in the 2016 General ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of ...

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The Seventh Annual Transportation, Logistics & Distribution (TLD) Recognition Breakfast, bringing together industry professionals from all across the state to benefit a program for homeless children, will honor KWM, the builders of the new Goethals Bridge. This year’s keynote speaker is Robert ...

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Community Day at Presbyterian Church in Westfield  Sunday, September 23, from 11-1 p.m., the Presbyterian Church in Westfield will hold a picnic free to the community. The church's lawn (140 Mountain Avenue) is the place to be for face painting, a bounce house and hot dogs, hamburgers and good ...

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SUCCESS WITHOUT STRESS: Free Lecture series in NJ  Where: Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ When: September 28 to 30, 2018, 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm.  Free Admission. All are welcome. More information and RSVP: www.vedantausa.org This is to announce a ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the first graduating class of the new Non-Profit Consortium Leadership Fellows Institute. The 44 graduates were recruited from local non-profit organizations in partnership with the Union County Non-Profit Consortium, with the goal ...

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On Saturday, October 27 Union County residents with unwanted guns in their possession can turn them in for up to $250 each at either of two locations, in Elizabeth and Plainfield. Anyone turning in a gun may do so anonymously. “Gun buyback events have safely taken hundreds of guns off the ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is please to present artwork from the “Art from the HEART” fine arts program, now on display at the Freeholders Gallery through September 28. The public is invited to visit the Freeholders Gallery any time during regular business hours weekdays from 9:00 ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves northern and central New Jersey, presents an evening with Wendy and Steve Sefcik, whose son, T.J., died by suicide in 2010 at the age of 16 while suffering from depression. The Sefciks will share his and their story at a presentation being held at a ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to support LGBTQ and ally business owners at next week’s “Out For Business” Breakfast presented by the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce in partnership with PSEG on September 12, 2018 at the James Ward Mansion in Westfield from 8:00 AM until ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, September 22nd, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. “This is a wonderful way to ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and visitors to attend the commemoration of POW/MIA Remembrance Day in front of the Union County Courthouse at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth on Friday, September 14. The ceremony will start promptly at 11:15 a.m. “This annual ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present a free workshop, “Harness the Power of Google” on Thursday, September 20th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Liberty Hall Wagon Shed Building, located at 1003 Morris Avenue in Union Township. “Non-profit organizations have a constant ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites members of the community to honor the memory of the 60 Union County residents who perished in the World Trade Center attack of 2001 by visiting the Union County September 11th Memorial on Tuesday, September 11 at Echo Lake Park in ...

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