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Save the Date: Union County Commissioner Invites All Residents to Attend Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines, Dec. 7

December 2, 2021

The Covid-19 Virtual Town Hall will focus on misinformation and vaccines for children.

The Union County Board of Commissioners invites members of the public to attend a virtual, interactive Town Hall on COVID-19, on Zoom beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, aimed at helping the Union County community understand the science behind COVID-19 vaccines, including booster shots and ...

Letter: Union County Government Giving ‘Unheard Of’ Raises To Top Admins, He Says

November 22, 2021

Editor's Note: This letter was sent to the clerks of the 21 municipalities in Union County for distribution to the local governing bodies.

Dear Governing body,

I must bring to your attention an abusive ordinance 835-2021 that was introduced by the Union County Commissioners in their Nov. 4 meeting and are to vote on it in their Thursday, Dec. 2, meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Linden Police Recover Stolen Cars and Weapons in Separate Incidents

December 3, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police seized two handguns and recovered two stolen vehicles in separate incidents that occurred within an hour on Monday.

According to law enforcement officials, the first incident began a little after 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2021 when Officers located an occupied stolen vehicle parked on E. Elizabeth Ave near Zeigler Ave.

As the Officers approached the ...

Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes Route 78 in Union

UNION, NJ - A fiery, multi-vehicle accident shut down both the express and local lanes of Route 78 West in Union Friday morning.

The crash occurred at about 5:15 a.m. near the Garden State Parkway entrance / Vauxhall Exit, according to Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio.  He said the accident involved a tractor trailer and two cars. The tractor trailer was engulfed in flames ...

Linden Middle School Selected to Participate in United We Create Project

LINDEN, NJ - McManus Middle School in Linden has been chosen to take part in the United We Create Project, whose goal is to promote understanding between Muslim and non-Muslim students in Grades K through 8 through in the arts.

The project is sponsored by Young Audiences, an arts-in-education organization serving New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania.

Students, teachers, and families ...

Morning Star Christian Community Center Helps Families in Need with Annual Thanksgiving Giveaway

LINDEN, NJ - Over 600 residents of Linden were lined up outside the Morning Star Christian Community Center (MSCCC) during the cold morning of Nov 20 as MSCCC held their twenty-first annual turkey giveaway, almost a week before Thanksgiving.

Folks waited in line for their goodies and If people held a spot in the line for someone, they were allowed to hold their spot for a maximum of five ...

Recall Alert: Birds Eye Broccoli Tots Recalled Due to Presence of Small Rocks and Metal Fragments

Birds Eye Broccoli Tots have been recalled due to potential presence of small rocks and metal fragments in the product, announced Conagra Brands, Inc. The recall was initiated after the company received calls from consumers.

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Union County Offers Additional Sites for Free COVID-19 Vaccines and Booster Shots this Week

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of County Commissioners continues to encourage all Union County residents to protect themselves against the COVID-19 virus, by visiting a free Union County vaccination clinic soon.

The clinics will be operating in in Elizabeth, Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle, Summit, and Union Township this coming week.

Any Union County resident can use any of these ...