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Register to Vote by Tuesday, May 17 to Participate in the 2022 Primary Election

May 16, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County residents who are not registered to vote are reminded that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7.

"We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats and Republicans are eligible to vote in a Primary Election. Also, unaffiliated voters will chose their party ...

Vote-by-Mail Ballots are Now Available at the Union County Clerk’s Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that voters who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the June 7 Primary Election can apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth starting today, Monday May 9. They can also fill out their ballot during the same visit and cast it in a secure drop box at the office, or take it with them to ...

Union County Clerk Advises Voters on Vote-by-Mail Ballots

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County voters who plan to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election are advised that their ballot will arrive in a bright yellow envelope this year, with the words “OFFICIAL MAIL-IN BALLOT/BOLETA OFICIAL POR CORREO” printed in bold, black lettering to the right of the addressee window.

“We introduced this eye-catching envelope in 2021, ...

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Reminder: Register to Vote by Tuesday, May 17 to Participate in the 2022 Primary Election

May 16, 2022

The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7.

"We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote. Registered Democrats and Republicans are eligible to vote in a Primary Election. Also, unaffiliated voters will chose ...

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NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

The Gateway Family YMCA Announces New Superhero Workshop for Children with Special Needs

May 19, 2022

The Gateway Family YMCA announced an exciting and unique new program, designed specifically for children with special needs and their parents.  The Superhero Workshop is a collaboration with the Maker Depot Academy, and offers a 4-week program where children will use their imagination and creative skills to design their own superhero.  At the end of the session, children will have a ...

Unmasked: My Life Solving Cold Cases by Paul Holes

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases  by Paul Holes with Robin Gaby Fisher. (Celadon, 2022)

 

Let’s start with this fact. I didn’t sleep for two nights while reading Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases by retired detective Paul Holes and Robin Gaby Fisher. Although the book is an autobiography about Holes’ life as an investigator ...

Ending the War in Ukraine and US Involvement

May 16, 2022

Ending The War in Ukraine…and US Involvement

By Karla Schultz, NJ School Nurse and Veteran of Army National Guard

I was filling up my car with gas recently and used it as an opportunity to talk with my  daughter about inflation and how it means that we need to cut back on some of our spending now, due to rising prices.

Since I had her attention, which I am often competing ...

UPDATE: Linden Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested; Identified as Rahway Woman

May 19, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - A 41-year-old woman from Rahway is under arrest after she allegedly robbed a local bank on Wednesday morning.

According to Linden Police, at about 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, a woman reportedly entered the Northfield Bank, located at 501 N. Wood Ave.

The woman approached the counter, told the teller that she had a gun, and demanded money. The woman left the bank ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

VIDEO: Film and TV Studio Proposed for Newark, Paterson Resident Leads Community Clean-up, Affordable Housing Opens in Elizabeth and Roxbury Student Habitat Home Transferred

NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

Linden Public Schools Launches Free Mobile App for iPhone and Android Users

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Public School District launched a new, free mobile app for iPhone and Android, providing parents with a one-stop shop for everything concerning Linden schools.

The app comes complete with features like daily and social media news, access to over 65 foreign languages, customizable push notifications and more.

The directory provides users the ability to find contact ...

Gunfire Kills Carteret Man, Injures Another

CARTERET, NJ — A gunman killed a 27year-old man and wounded another on Wednesday as the pair sat inside a parked car on Lincoln Avenue, according to authorities.

The deadly afternoon shooting prompted a temporary lockdown at Nathan Hale Elementary School, a block away on Roosevelt Avenue, as police searched the area for the shooter. The gunman remains at large.

Killed in the 1 pm ...

Rahway's Dr. Patricia Camp Named Union County Superintendent of the Year

RAHWAY, NJ — Dr. Patricia Camp, the superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, has just been named the Union County Superintendent of the Year. The announcement was made on Tuesday evening at the Rahway Board of Education meeting.

Camp told TAPinto Rahway that she initially received the news at her regular roundtable meeting of Union County Superintendents on May 6.

"I was very ...