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Press Releases

June 28, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ –Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s School of Nursing recently celebrated 49 graduates at its 168th commencement ceremony. The graduation ceremony featured a traditional pinning ceremony that symbolizes a rite of passage into the professional world of nursing and the nurse’s ...

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The Union County Department of Human Services announced today that the Division on Aging/ADRC has launched its redesigned website offering the public a streamlined site that is easier to use, with simpler navigation, new content, and interactive features. The website address is ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce a full slate of free outdoor movies, music and fun for the whole family in Union County parks this summer. The events continue throughout July and August with the Summer Arts concert series beginning on July 6 and the Family Flix ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –As the only hospital in Elizabeth, Trinitas Regional Medical Center provides critical access to comprehensive health services for the city of Elizabeth and surrounding community. To continue to meet the needs of the community and to further enhance the continuum of care, Trinitas ...

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Union County residents are advised that Union County’s free COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics at Downs Hall on the Kean University campus will close at the end of June. The testing and vaccination services will continue at other locations around the County. “Kean University has been a ...

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No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.   Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.   Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide ...

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Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding events, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The next two events will take place during on June 25 in Scotch Plains and on July 7 in Rahway. “The free shredding ...

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Union County residents with old metal gutters, fencing, or appliances to dispose of can bring these items and more to free scrap metal recycling drop-off sites in July. The scrap metal recycling program is sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners and takes place twice each month ...

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Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this ...

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What makes theater irresistible to those who perform? Beyond the lights, music and thrill of embodying a character, it’s the energy of creating art as a team. Teamwork is making magic possible for The CAU Community Players tenth anniversary show, and they promise to delight audiences with a ...

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites all families and friends to enjoy Pride in the Park, an afternoon of all-ages fun outdoor festivities in celebration of the opening of Tëmike Park, a new inclusive LGBTQ+ space located at the northern end of Union County’s Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield ...

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites trivia fans to test their knowledge and join in celebrating Pride Month with an evening of fun at LGBTQ Trivia Night, taking place on Tuesday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at The Tavern at Union County’s Ash Brook Golf Course, 1210 Raritan Road in ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that United States Navy Veteran W. Geoff Smith has been appointed as Coordinator for the Union County Office of Veterans Services. “We appreciate our veterans, our active duty members of the Armed Services, and their families, ...

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Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is announcing that Farmers Market vouchers for eligible Union County seniors will be distributed only by mail. Each eligible senior can obtain five, $6-dollar vouchers for a total of $30.00 to purchase ...

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What makes theater irresistible to those who perform? Beyond the lights, music and thrill of embodying a character, it’s the energy of creating art as a team. Teamwork is making magic possible for The CAU Community Players tenth anniversary show, and they promise to delight audiences with a ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that United States Navy Veteran W. Geoff Smith has been appointed as Coordinator for the Union County Office of Veterans Services. “We appreciate our veterans, our active duty members of the Armed Services, and their families, ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents that children ages 5 to 11 are eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot, five months after their previous shot. The booster shots are available at Union County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Roselle and Plainfield and are free ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to invite the public to attend the third annual Juneteenth Flag raising ceremony on Sunday, June 19, at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Union County Courthouse, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. “The raising of the Juneteenth flag gives ...

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Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2022 Reader Survey.    Your feedback is ...

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Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is announcing that Farmers Market vouchers for eligible Union County seniors will be distributed only by mail. Each eligible senior can obtain five, $6-dollar vouchers for a total of $30.00 to purchase ...

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In celebration of Pride Month 2022, Union County residents of all ages are invited to attend the 2022 SAGE Table LGBTQ Community Lunch, a free intergenerational event sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners in partnership with SAGE and the City of Plainfield. The event will take ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the signing of a formal agreement to acquire a vacant property located at 735-737 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights. The property will become part of the Passaic River Parkway county park. Funding for the acquisition was ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in June to aid those affected by COVID-19. Saturday, June 11, 2022 •         8:00 a.m. – KEAN University in Union •         Drive-Thru Saturday, June 25, ...

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Trinitas Foundation’s annual Gala “Trinitas Heroes” was held May 12 at the Venetian in Garfield. Thanks to the generosity of guests and supporters the Foundation netted more than $450,000, a successful return to an in-person event, after two years of virtual galas. Guests donated more than $100,000 ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours this 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 ...

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Visitors to Union County parks this summer can give their outdoor gatherings a zero waste makeover by using washable or recyclable picnic gear including plates, cups, utensils and tablecloths. “Cutting down on single-use paper or plastic items in our parks is a simple way to help the environment ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites all residents and visitors to join in the celebration of Pride Month 2022, with community activities scheduled all throughout the month of June. “This year our Pride Month calendar includes a mix of activities from just plain fun to cultural ...

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Union County residents can come to the free “Native Plant Swap and Shop” event on Thursday evening, June 9, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and trade harmful, invasive plants from their yard for up to three colorful native varieties that attract butterflies and other pollinators, free of charge. More ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to invite non-profit organizations to attend Successful Grant-Seeking, a free professional development workshop on Tuesday, June 7 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM. The event is hosted and coordinated by the Union County Office of Cultural and ...

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