Union County College Foundation's Third Annual Close the Gap Cocktail Reception Set for July

June 11, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County College Foundation is hosting their Third Annual "Close the Gap” Cocktail Reception on July 11 in the Victor M. Richel Student Commons on the Cranford campus.

The campaign supports the College’s strategic initiative to help shrink the achievement gap that exists for African American students and will also provide financial ...

Local Police Pass the Torch for Special Olympics

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE/LINDEN, NJ – On Friday afternoon, police officers and other runners were poised and ready for the Elizabeth, Linden, Roselle and Rahway leg of the Law Enforcement Torch run for Special Olympics.

Video of the runners passing the Torch on St. Georges Ave. at the Elizabeth, Roselle, Linden border can be viewed below.

Members of the of the Union Police Department ...

Car Show Fundraiser Set for Linden Student Recently Diagnosed with Leukemia

LINDEN, NJ - Linden resident Mark Mannuzza, along with other community members are coming together to host a car show fundraiser to benefit Isabel Dominguez, a first-grade student who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.

According to Mannuzza, this event is taking place at a time when the community needs each other most.

“It’s for a great cause and times like this is when ...

Green Bay Packers Muhammad Wilkerson and TEAM 96 Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual Bowling Event and Youth Football Camp

LINDEN, NJ - Green Bay Packers and Linden native, Muhammad “Mo” Wilkerson, along with his T.E.A.M. 96 charity foundation will host their annual charity weekend in Linden the weekend of June 15 and 16.

The weekend begins with the Fifth Annual Strikes for Scholarships charity bowling event at 7 p.m. at Jersey Lanes.  Proceeds from the event will go towards ...

WellCare Sponsors Union County PRIDE Events

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced WellCare Health Plans, Inc. as a “community” sponsor of Union County’s PRIDE weekend events Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16.

Hosted by Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Office of LGBTQ Services, this year’s PRIDE weekend events include:

The first Union County LIGHT UP THE ...

President of Plainfield Y to Receive Signature United Way Award at Annual Event

UNION COUNTY, NJ - United Way of Greater Union County will present Ravenell Williams, President and CEO of the Plainfield YMCA, with the 2018 Dell Raudelunas award at its 2018 Annual Celebration event on June 13.

Williams has held this position at the Plainfield YMCA for nearly ten years; however, his career with the organization spans over 40 years, beginning as a Program Director for the ...

Canceled: Roselle PBA First Annual Charity Softball Tournament to be Rescheduled

ROSELLE, NJ -  Due to weather conditions, the Roselle PBA’s First Annual Charity Softball Tournament that was originally scheduled for this Saturday morning, has been canceled.  

The event’s rain date is also canceled and the event will be rescheduled at a later date. We will post that information when it becomes available.

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(Update) Cancelled: Linden Police Department Set to Participate in the Roselle PBA's First Annual Charity Softball Tournament

LINDEN, NJ -  Linden Police Department will be participating in the Roselle PBA's First Annual Charity Softball Tournament set to take place in Roselle this Saturday.

The game, set for May 19, will be starting at 9 a.m. at Warinanco Park at fields 3,7 and 8.

In the event of inclement weather, the rain date for this game will be the following, which is Saturday, May ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019 and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

June 21, 2018

NEWS NEARBY – Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% year over year. Since its founding in 1997, Komen North Jersey has awarded nearly $19 million to local community programs in nine North Jersey counties ...