Union County Celebrates Autism Awareness Month

April 17, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - As part of Autism Awareness Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders through the Office for People with Special Needs invites residents to come out and participate in Union County’s 1st Annual Walk for Autism Awareness and Spring Carnival.

The event features entertainment, food and prizes and will take place at the County’s Mattano Park in Elizabeth.

Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

What is a Good Tenant? Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Hosts Tenant Workshop

ELIZABETH, NJ -The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless is hosting a free Tenant Certification Training on April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their center located at 118 Division Street in Elizabeth.  

The workshop benefits participants by empowering them with knowledge and tools to become good tenants. Speakers will lead sessions on topics such as tenant’s rights, budgeting, ...

NJ Legislative Black Caucus to Hold Recreational Marijuana Hearings

ELIZABETH, NJ - As local lawmakers wrestle with the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey, the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus is holding hearings to obtain input from constituents.

Assemblyman Jamel Holley, who represents the Roselle, Elizabeth, Hillside, and Union, is a legalization proponent and is urging residents to attend a three-hour hearing.

“I've ...

Health Alert: Bayer Company Recall

LINDEN, NJ - The Bayer Company is voluntarily recalling certain Alka-Seltzer Plus packages due to an error on the label.

According to the recall, Alka-Selzer Plus products sold at Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Kroger after February 9, 2018, are being recalled. These products are being recalled because the ingredients on the front sticker may not match the actual product in the ...

Health Alert: Child with Measles Traveled to Newark Airport on March 12

NEWARK, NJ — According to N.J. Department of Health, if you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your healthcare provider.

The agency has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of measles — a highly contagious disease — arrived in Terminal B ...

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Free Public Panel Will Explore Sexual Assault and Consent

April 23, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites members of the public to attend a panel discussion on sexual assault and consent on Wednesday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. in Room N-4 at Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue in Cranford. The panel will feature a question and answer session.

The panel discussion is intended to raise awareness about sexual assault and consent in ...