Press Releases

December 14, 2018

This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood! The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Westfield Knights ...

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              Help check out hunger this holiday season with donations to a Food Drive being sponsored by the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC). Until this coming Sunday, December 16, the Westfield Memorial Library will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items to benefit ...

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Shop at Lord & Taylor, Westfield, on Dec. 15, 16, 22, 23 and 24 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and have your packages gift-wrapped by wonderful Westfield Historical Society volunteers. For minimal donations, your gifts will be beautifully wrapped and done. At the same time, you'll be supporting ...

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Blue Christmas - A Service of Remembrance and Hope​  First United Methodist Church Westfield will be holding a Blue Christmas service on Friday, December 21st at 6:30 PM. This service is a recognition that the holiday season is not always bright and merry for all.  Memories of grief, loss, and ...

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Every year members of the Rake and Hoe Garden Club prepare Holiday Gift Bags for the Veterans at Lyons Hospital.This year Betty Gulino (pictured above, far right), coordinated the collection and delivery of 131 Holiday Gift Bags donated by club members.These gift bags are designed to bring holiday ...

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The free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available said Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi . The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations highlighting history-making people, places ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:30pm. This is the December offering in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm ...

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The public is invited to attend a free concert given by The Musical Club of Westfield on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. This is the December offering in year-long series of events sponsored by the Musical Club and will be held at the First Baptist Church of Westfield located at 170 Elm ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school theatre productions and ...

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Starts: 2018-12-08 Ends: 2018-12-08 Address: 249 Bebout Avenue City: Stirling Zip Code: 07980 State: NJ Phone: 9085988088

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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The final five programs for the month of December at the Westfield Memorial Library are diversified and range from live music to yoga to a foreign film to Christmas traditions. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street. On Monday, December 10, at 2:00 and 6:30 p.m., the Swedish film “The ...

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MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their ...

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Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cranford Community Center as we welcome Garden Historian Lesley Parness for a very special presentation, “Josephine—The Empress Gardened.”  Ms. Parness will discuss how French Empress Josephine’s fine taste informed ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) will present a concert featuring the NJYS Philharmonia, Concertino Winds, Concertino Strings, and Primo Strings on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Dolan Hall at the College of St. Elizabeth located at 2 Convent Road in Morristown. Tickets are ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE—The New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) will present a concert featuring the NJYS Philharmonia, Concertino Winds, Concertino Strings, and Primo Strings on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Dolan Hall at the College of St. Elizabeth located at 2 Convent Road in Morristown. Tickets are ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine received a $50,000 Grief Reach grant from the New York Life Foundation to support “Imagine Newark,” a new children’s grief support center opening in the South Ward of Newark.  “We are grateful for the New York Life Foundation’s investment in this program, which will ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at five convenient locations in December as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program. “The ASK program ...

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  Union County is in the midst of an opioid crisis. According to the latest data by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, there have been 267 overdoses and 79 overdose fatalities in Union County. These high numbers of overdoses and fatalities are why establishing narcan trainings and providing ...

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CRANFORD, NJ  – The Union County College Women’s Soccer Team traveled to Rockford, IL, to compete in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer National Tournament and finished third in the nation. After winning their first game in the tournament, they fell to #2 ...

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Celebrity guest, Dr. Mike, will be at Linda's Creative Gifts for a fundraiser benefiting the Silver Liming Foundation. Visit his Facebook Page to learn more about the topics that he addresses and why he has 6 million followers. About Silver Liming Foundation: The Silver Liming is a non profit ...

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The Rev. Dr. William Barber II will bring his call for a national “moral revival” to the Family Promise National Conference in San Antonio, TX, April 11-13, 2019, where he will serve as keynote speaker. Rev. Barber is one of the most well-known social justice advocates and engaging speakers of ...

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The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Westfield will hold its 32nd Annual Interfaith Commemoration Service on January 21, 2019. This service will be hosted by First Congregational Church of Westfield located at 125 Elmer St., where Rev. Dr. Mark Boyea is pastor. The theme for the 2019 ...

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Arbor Terrace Mountainside is hosting Handbags for the Holidays, a bingo fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association of New Jersey. The event is open to Arbor Terrace Mountainside residents and families, local senior care professionals, and other seniors and their families in Union ...

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Jane Kurek, Executive Director of The Provident Bank Foundation, along with Robert Vivo, SVP/Regional Manager and Paula Palermo, VP/Market Manager of Provident Bank, presented The Provident Bank Foundation's Major Grant of $10,000 to Caring Contact on November 14, 2018.  The Provident Bank ...

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The public is invited to join with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to honor the memory of the 26 children and adults who were murdered in a single act of gun violence at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in ...

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Looking for some kid-friendly holiday fun this weekend? On Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2, visit the Holiday Sound and Light Show, an extravaganza of HO scale model trains with easy viewing for all ages. Shows are running on all three days. The event takes place at the A. Paul ...

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On Sunday, Dec. 2nd, the first Sunday of Advent, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Summit will offer its annual Advent Lessons & Carols service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. Musicians participating in the service include the Adult Choir, Drum Ensemble, Kirsten Russler­–violin, and Pattie ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orange on December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — The Somerset County Park Commission announces that openings are available for Winter Horseback Riding Classes at Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J.  Lessons are offered to juniors (ages 9-17) and adults, and will accommodate the ...

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