Candidate Statements

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Ad

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 ...

NJ’s CSAs Stepping Up to Provide Local Food During Pandemic

May 23, 2020

As people avoid going into grocery stores during the coronavirus pandemic, many in New Jersey are turning to CSAs as an alternate source for fresh food.

CSAs, or community supported agriculture programs, connect local farmers with consumers. They typically provide locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Some also offer other kinds of locally produced foods, such as eggs, cheese, ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_80ec2ac18f4817152248_mini_magick20200315-32225-1qv963p

Wed, May 27, 12:00 AM

Mountainside

Recycling

Government

Carousel_image_305daee0c4e2eeadaa2a_casauc_logo

Wed, May 27, 6:00 PM

Colleen Fraser (County Clerk) Building, Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Carousel_image_0b4613e127865236f4b7_andrew_tyson_light

Sat, May 30, 7:00 PM

First United Methodist Church, Westfield

NJFO Season Finale: Russian Nights

Arts & Entertainment

Carousel_image_80ec2ac18f4817152248_mini_magick20200315-32225-1qv963p

Wed, June 10, 12:00 AM

Mountainside

Recycling

Government

Carousel_image_80ec2ac18f4817152248_mini_magick20200315-32225-1qv963p

Wed, June 24, 12:00 AM

Mountainside

Recycling

Government

Carousel_image_588d97451f93d7a602a1_summer_intensive_program_

Mon, August 17, 8:00 AM

Speech and Hearing Associates, Westfield

Summer Intensive Social Communication Program

Education Health & Wellness

Union County Freeholders Announce Countywide Distribution of 100,000 Surgical Masks 

May 26, 2020

The Union County Freeholder Board will distribute 100,000 face masks to its 21 municipalities as part of “Mask Up UC,” a Countywide public safety campaign to encourage all County residents to wear face masks and safeguard themselves and others from potential exposure to COVID-19.

“These masks are being provided free of charge to local agencies, who are working with County ...

4 Ways for Older Adults to Stay Active at Home

May 12, 2020

Non-stop chores around the house, social distancing and even your favorite TV show can keep you from being active. While staying inside curled up the couch has its moments, you need exercise. In fact, your body and mind crave it. And if you’re already used to a very exercise-driven lifestyle, not being able to maintain your routine can feel like a shock to your system.

But how are you ...

How We Return to High School Sports in New Jersey

May 22, 2020

Dear Editor:

In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we face related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The last few months have been painful on many levels, from the heartbreaking loss of life to the millions who have suffered emotional and economic loss. It’s been a harrowing time for everyone.

For our students, ...