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Archdiocese of Newark Will Close 10 Catholic Schools

May 9, 2020

Difficult Decision Will Strengthen Schools, Safeguard Future of Catholic Education; At-Home Learning Continues Through End of School Year 

The Archdiocese of Newark has announced the consolidation of its school community and the closure of nine archdiocesan-operated elementary schools at the end of this school year, the result of archdiocesan strategic planning efforts to ...

Morning Star of Linden Hosted - Scam, Fraud and 2020 Census Seminar

LINDEN, NJ – Morning Star Community Christian Center held its “first ever” Scam, Fraud and 2020 Census Information Session.

Morning Star Community Relations Ministry invited a panel of experts “who know a thing or two…because they’ve seen a thing or two!”

The panelists consisted of:

John Breyault, VP National Consumers League, Washington DC ...

Heard AME Church Honors Local Community Women

Union County, NJ - Heard AME Church Women's Department along with Pastor Stephen Green of Roselle, NJ honored local Unsung Heroes and Legends of the Heard AME Church. The Event was held at the Westwood in Garwood, NJ.  Freeholder Andrea Staten and Rev Dr Cynthia Atkins of Roselle, NJ were the recipients of this Year's prestigious Unsung Hero Award at the ...

Agape House of Worship to Host Thanksgiving Dinner Giveaway and Wellness Clinic on Saturday, Nov. 23

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Agape House of Worship will be giving out free turkey and Thanksgiving groceries for a family of four to the first 100 families who register for the giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 23.

The event will take place at Agape House of Workshop, 239 E. 1st Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon and will also feature a free health fair and wellness clinic.

To get your free ...

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Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like to remind residents that plastic bags and other unacceptable items should not be placed in curbside recycling bins.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate, but we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Al Mirabella. “Every household can pitch in by following some simple ...

Union County Freeholders Offer 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 Freeholders Honor Class of 2020 with Banners and #UCGraduate Social Media Campaign

May 24, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is honoring graduates throughout Union County with banners at selected County parks and County roads. In addition, students can use the #UCGraduate hash tag to share graduation photos, which will be collected in a collage and posted on the County website.

Placement of the banners began on Friday, May 22 and will continue into next ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)

 

A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...