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Gubernatorial Candidate Ciattarelli Gets a Win at the Union County Republican Convention

March 23, 2017

Union, NJ - Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli won the endorsement of the Union County GDP for governor at the Union County Republican Convention.  He received 113 votes to Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno's 92 votes.  Both candidates arrived before “gavel down” and did their best to meet as many of the voters as possible.  No other gubernatorial candidate’s name ...

Tax March and Community Unity Rally Planned for Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on April 15

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A group of concerned citizens is planning a sister march that coincides with the Tax March on Washington on April 15th, to take place at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield.

While the march is a demand for Donald Trump to release his tax returns, according to Maggie Savoca, it is also a community rally, bringing together neighbors across Union County.

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Union County Remembers: World War I Centennial with Keynote Kickoff Lecture, April 3

Elizabeth, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces the first in a series of programs in remembrance of the Centennial of World War I. The keynote event will be a free lecture by Dr. Mark D. Van Ells, author of the acclaimed book America and World War I: A Traveler’s Guide, on Monday, April 3, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the historic Snyder Academy, 42 Broad Street ...

Enjoy a Social Evening of Art and History

ELIZABETH, NJ – Art novices and history lovers can combine both interests at Union County’s first History Paint Night Social, Tuesday, March 28, at the historic Snyder Academy at 42 Broad Street in midtown Elizabeth, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Participants will be provided with materials and artistic instruction for creating a scene from the rich history of Union County.

Scenes from St. Patrick's Day in Scotch Plains-Fanwood

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- It's a great weekend for the Irish (and honorary Irishmen as well) in Scotch Plains and Fanwood. 

Darby Road (450 Park Ave.), is hosting its 5th annual St. Patrick's Day Festival in downtown Scotch Plains from March 17-19. Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, Township Manager Al Mirabella and Police Chief Ted Conley were on hand for the kickoff with ...

Roselle Becomes Sanctuary City by Executive Order Signed by Mayor

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Mayor Christine Dansereau signed an executive order to make Roselle a “Sanctuary City” during the Boroughs council meeting on Wednesday night. 

“Our police were involved with and they sat down with our municipal attorney and myself before we even considered presenting this to the council, “said Mayor Dansereau. “I am very pleased, how ...

Mom Delivers Healthy Baby Girl at Home Thanks to Berkeley Heights Rescue Squad; Mom and Baby Doing Great

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Angela and Paul Windt and big sister Alexa (5 1/2 years old) welcomed baby Ava at their Berkeley Heights' home Friday night -- not as planned.

Angela, a Pharmaceutical executive, was 38 weeks pregnant with her second baby -- when her water broke and the contractions came two to three minutes apart. She knew she wasn't going to make it to the hospital to deliver ...

Union County College Closed Tuesday March 14 due to Pending Storm

CRANFORD, NJ - Due to the impending snow storm, all campuses of Union County College will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Union County School Counselors Association and Union County College to Host College Fair on March 13

CRANFORD, NJ – On Monday, March 13, 2017, the Union County School Counselors Association and Union County College will be hosting a College Fair at the College’s Cranford campus. More than 125 colleges and universities from throughout the tri-state area will be in attendance. All members of the community, particularly high school students and their parents, are encouraged to ...

Hikers, Mountain Bikers, Neighbors of Watchung Reservation Continue Debate On Adding Bike Trails

ELIZABETH, NJ - Conflict between supporters and opponents of mountain bike trails at the Watchung Reservation continued Thursday, at the regular meeting of the Union County Freeholders.

More than a dozen people spoke about the Watchung Reservation Trails Master Plan during the Public Comment portion of the meeting, which came just two days after about 300 people packed a room at a public ...

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