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Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Trinitas Appoints New Podiatry Residency Program Director

November 24, 2020

Trinitas Regional Medical Center has appointed Georgios Kotzias, DPF, the new Program Director of the Podiatry Residency Program.

Dr. Kotzias is not new to Trinitas. In fact, he completed his residency at Trinitas in 2017. And since then, he has been in practice at the Trinitas Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine. As a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, he ...

Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

November 24, 2020

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

Cranberry Farming Has a History in NJ (Thanksgiving Recipe Included)

What’s Thanksgiving without cranberries? Whether you whip up a batch of homemade chutney (see below) or open a can of jellied sauce, there’s a good chance that the famous red berry will make an appearance in some way, shape or form with your feast. Ocean Spray reports that six in 10 Americans say cranberry sauce has and always will be on their Thanksgiving table every ...

Murphy Announces Resources for People Overwhelmed During Holidays Due to COVID-19

CAMDEN, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic has not relented on New Jerseyans since March, claiming loved-ones, putting families in financial ruts and set to change the fabric of the holiday season to come. 

With three days to go until Thanksgiving, Gov. Phil Murphy shared resources for those feeling overwhelmed.

“We recognize that with everything that we have already endured, plus ...

Watch: Murphy congratulates 'old boss' John Kerry on joining Joe Biden as a Climate Envoy

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Governor Murphy gave some encouraging news on Monday as the Rate of Transmission, a key measure of infection growth, as gone down from 1.4 to 1.32. This reduction is a just moment in time and the governor has enacted more constraints on the state prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.

He also started the meeting with congratulations to John Kerry. "This has nothing ...

Mayor Armstead Works with Local & National Businesses to Feed Over 200 Families in Linden for Thanksgiving

LINDEN, NJ - Mayor Derek Armstead, joined by staff, rolled up his sleeves and provided turkey's and meals for over 200 Linden families just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The event, which took place at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, comes at a time when many residents are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Unfortunately, there are families in Linden, ...

NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...