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Linden Welcomes Trampoline Park During Official Grand Opening

February 12, 2018

LINDEN, NJ – Linden’s newest attraction, Launch Trampoline Park, is “officially” opened for business after Saturday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Mayor Derek Armstead, Council President Jorge Alvarez, and Council members Peter Brown, Rhashonna Cosby, John Francis Roman, Armando Medina, and Gretchen Hickey were all front and center to welcome the company’s ...

Union County Freeholders Hosts 2nd Annual LGBTQ Pride Picnic

RAHWAY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced its 2018 Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic, scheduled for Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

A celebration of all families, Union County’s Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic will feature music, a variety of arts and crafts, family lawn games, inflatable bounce houses for all ...

Kim Nesbitt Good to Receive Union County’s Annual Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award

ELIZABETH, NJ - On Saturday, Feb. 10, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will recognize lifelong Elizabeth resident Kim Nesbitt Good with the annual Chester Holmes Humanitarian Award during a Black History Month celebration at the historic Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street in Rahway. The award was created by the Freeholder Board in honor of the late former ...

Rahway Public Library to Explore the Work of James Baldwin, February 10

RAHWAY, NJ - The Rahway Public Library will present; The Life and Writing of James Baldwin, an exploration of Baldwin’s literary and social justice work. Actor/comic Grant Cooper will bring Baldwin’s words to life in dramatic interpretation, complemented by historical context from scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall. Much like James Baldwin himself, this presentation is a blend of drama, ...

Men of Bronze, Harlem’s Rattlers Featured in Union County Black History Month Celebration

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to welcome all residents and visitors to the 2018 Union County Black History Month Celebration event, featuring a screening of Men of Bronze, a rare 1977 documentary about the 369th Regiment in World War I.

Keynote speaker Dr. Jeffery Sammons, Professor of History at New York University, will provide commentary on the ...

Linden Councilwoman to Host Seventh Annual Black History Celebration

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Councilwoman Rhashonna Cosby, in partnership with the Division of Public Property and Community Affairs, invites the community to the Seventh Annual Celebration of African American History on Thursday, February 15 at the Linden Multi-Purpose Center.

Councilwoman Cosby is responsible for organizing the first-ever Black History program in the Fifth Ward. She also ...

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Passport Fees Will Increase

February 13, 2018

UNION COUNTY - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises Union County residents that the US Department of State is raising the Passport Execution Fee from $25.00 to $35.00 on April 2. The fee is mandated by the Department of State. It applies to passport applications that are submitted to an authorized agent, including a US Post Office, County Clerk or other government office.

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