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Plant Easy Care Daffodils Now for Added Spring Beauty

September 17, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Daffodils have a cheery presence in the spring garden and are a surefire way to chase away the winter blues. These fall-planted bulbs are also reliable perennials that require no maintenance and are not bothered by deer or other pests. The National Garden Bureau declared 2017 the Year of the Daffodil, and with the fall planting season right around the corner, now is the ...


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Child Passenger Safety Week Sept. 23-29

September 19, 2018

Child Safety Seat Check Available to Union County Residents

UNION COUNTY, NJ – With Child Passenger Safety Week upcoming, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to visit the County’s Child Safety Seat Inspection Center located at the Garwood Rescue Squad at 401 2nd Avenue. Child Passenger Safety Week runs from September 23rd through September ...

Community Gardeners Launch Fall Planting Season in Union County with Unique “Senior Bed”

Seniors at the Peterstown Community Center in Elizabeth celebrated the delivery of a new waist-high “senior” garden bed earlier this week, with the help of Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados, Groundwork Elizabeth Executive Director Jonathan Phillips and others. The new bed was funded through a grant from the Union County Means Green Community ...

September is National Preparedness Month

Union County, NJ – September is National Preparedness month, and with the season’s first coastal storms forming in the Atlantic Ocean, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents to prepare now in case of extreme weather.

“Now is the time to take stock of your home or business, and ensure that you are prepared to keep safe in case of stormy weather,” ...