Government

April 4, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and New Jersey State Assemblywoman Linda Carter are pleased to announce the opening of a new mobile office for We Are One New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that provides free and affordable immigration related services to members of the public. The ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older will have a choice of six dates and locations in April 2019 to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging.  Staff will be present at public libraries in ...

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Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs will conduct a free history grant writing workshop on Wednesday, April 17 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Reeves Arboretum, located at 165 Hobart Avenue in Summit. All Union County based nonprofit organizations and other civic organizations are invited to ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ - The Union County Educational Services Foundation (UCESF) will host its 24th Annual Awards Reception on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge in Warren, New Jersey.  All proceeds from this event will be used to support the educational programs at the Union ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce Union County PRIDE 2019, scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m. at Rahway River Park in Rahway. Admission is free to this inclusive and affirming celebration of family, equality, diversity and ...

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Bonus: “Mercury Bounty”$5.00 gift card for residents turning in mercury thermostats Union County, NJ – As Earth Month approaches, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for residents to pitch in and help improve the environment. Residents can safely dispose ...

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Nominations are still open for the annual Union County Environmental Hero awards. Each year, the Environmental Hero program recognizes local citizens, businesses and organizations that inspire, motivate, and act to help preserve and protect natural resources in Union County and beyond. The ...

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Legislation sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari, which would require NJ Transit to conduct a feasibility study on restoring the one-seat ride from the Raritan Valley Line to New York City, was introduced to the Senate. “The loss of the one-seat ride to Manhattan has been felt throughout my ...

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Murphy Budget Plan Also Continues Emphasis on Home and Community-Based Services ‘Our budget will provide critical resources to allow individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to thrive in their communities.’ – Governor Phil Murphy, Fiscal Year 2020 Budget ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that 30 Union County trees are now registered with the State of New Jersey Big Tree Conservation Program. Most of the trees were nominated by Fanwood resident Dean Talcott, as part of the Union County 4-H Master Tree Stewards ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders encourages all residents to recycle clean, white, block-style Styrofoam at designated drop-off locations in their municipality, or at a countywide location in Springfield. As part of the effort to encourage Styrofoam recycling, the Freeholder Board has ...

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As the winter season comes to an end, pothole season is just beginning. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders would like you to know there are resources you can use to report them to the proper agency. “We encourage drivers and pedestrians alike to report any pothole they come across, so ...

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Welcomes any support from federal government TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration on Tuesday said New Jersey is ahead of federal efforts to halt the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), having already set a 2025 eradication deadline and implemented several prevention and treatment ...

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Members of the public can explore African-American history with Dr. Melissa Cooper, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University Newark, in celebration of Black History Month. Dr. Cooper will present a talk titled, "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination," at ...

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