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Union County Senior Art Exhibit Now Accepting Applications from Artists Age 60 and Older

April 17, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to invite all senior residents of Union County, age 6o or older, to register now for the Union County Senior Citizens Art Exhibit. Qualifying works of art will be on display at the Atrium of Liberty Hall Center at 1085 Morris Avenue in Union from May 29 to July 9, and the artists will be guests at a special reception at the Atrium on ...

Tickets On Sale Now for “An Evening Of Shining Stars” at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on May 4

RAHWAY, NJ - One of the area's most anticipated events - "An Evening of Shining Stars" - featuring members of the special needs community from Cranford and around Union County will take place 7 p.m. Friday, May ...

Rahway is Named by Governor Murphy as One of 169 Opportunity Zones in New Jersey

April 10, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - The City of Rahway has at least one designated "Opportunity Zone," according to an announcement on Monday by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.

According to Murphy's announcement, the United States Department of Treasury has approved his 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State. Rahway is on the list.

The Opportunity Zone ...

Rahway's Franklin School Students Win Union County Dental Society Poster Contest

April 10, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - Franklin School fourth graders Kayla Horta and Gabriel Zuniga have been selected as the winners of the Union County Dental Society poster contest.

Horta won first place and Zuniga earned second-place honors.

The fourth-graders from Franklin Elementary School in Rahway were honored at the 2018 poster contest awards presentation. The event took place ...

Volunteers Needed to Clean up Rahway River Bank Behind Rahway Library Sunday, April 15

April 12, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - A cleanup of the Rahway River Bank located behind the Rahway Library is set for 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

Join the Rahway River Watershed Association, NY/NJ Baykeeper, members of the Rahway Environmental Commission, City Council representatives, students, families and other members of the community for a community cleanup on Sunday.

The event will ...

Rahway is Named by Governor Murphy as One of 169 Opportunity Zones in New Jersey

April 10, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ - The City of Rahway has at least one designated "Opportunity Zone," according to an announcement on Monday by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.

According to Murphy's announcement, the United States Department of Treasury has approved his 169 recommended designations for Opportunity Zones throughout the Garden State. Rahway is on the list.

The Opportunity Zone ...

Rahway Residents Encouraged to Participate in Annual Rahway River Cleanup

April 18, 2018

RAHWAY, NJ – The Rahway River Watershed Association will conduct its annual Rahway River cleanup in celebration of Earth Day on Saturday, April 22.

Residents are encouraged to volunteer as they work in teams to clean up and collect debris from sections of the river.

“This is a great way to celebrate Earth Day and if you haven't participated in an event like this before, you ...

Volunteers Needed to Clean up Rahway River Bank Behind Rahway Library Sunday, April 15

RAHWAY, NJ - A cleanup of the Rahway River Bank located behind the Rahway Library is set for 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

Join the Rahway River Watershed Association, NY/NJ Baykeeper, members of the Rahway Environmental Commission, City Council representatives, students, families and other members of the community for a community cleanup on Sunday.

The event will ...

Countywide Free Scrap Metal Recycling Event to be Held in Rahway and Cranford

UNION COUNTY, NJ - A free Countywide scrap metal recycling event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 21 in Rahway and Cranford.  

A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, are included in the program.

“This countywide program helps to fill a service gap in some Union County municipalities that currently have no pickup for scrap ...

Asst. Prosecutor in Wyckoff Murder Trial Receives Union County Prosecutor's Office Gladiator Award

April 11, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – Scott Peterson, assistant prosecutor in the trial for April Wyckoff’s murder, was honored as part of the county prosecutor’s office’s National Crimes Victims’ Rights Week.

Peterson was honored along with Ted Merced, a veteran detective, and Azucena “Susie” Arias, a victim/witness advocate who handles sensitive matters, according to a ...

Jayson Gonzalez Pitches and Hits Rahway Baseball to Win Over Brearley; Garcia Drives in 3, Winter 2 RBI

April 21, 2018

KENILWORTH, NJ - Jayson Gonzalez struck out 10 in pitching a six-inning, two-hitter and also hit two doubles and scored three runs in Rahway's 12-1 baseball victory over Brearley on Saturday.

Gonzalez allowed one run and one walk in his two-hit gem. Andres Garcia had two hits and drove in three for Rahway (7-1), which received a double and two RBI from Jason Winters. Matt ...

Becker Drives in Two, Winters Pitches Five-hitter for Rahway Baseball in 2-1 Win Over Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jordan Becker drove across two runs in the fourth inning and Jason Winters pitched a five-hitter in leading Rahway to a 2-1 baseball victory over Plainfield on Thursday.

Radison Bonilla's RBI in the bottom of the first had staked Plainfield (2-5) to a 1-0 lead before Becker erased the deficit with his base hit in the fourth for Rahway (6-1). After the first inning, Winters ...

Garcia Home Run, Hitting by Winters, Gonzalez Power Rahway to 15-3 Baseball Win Over Hillside; Ferraro Pitches Route

HILLSIDE, NJ - Andres Garcia collected three hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs to highlight Rahway's 15-3 baseball victory over Hillside on Tuesday.

Fueling the 12-hit attack for Rahway (5-1) were Jason Winters, who had three hits, scored four runs and drove home one for the Indians. Leadoff batter Jayson Gonzalez contributed three hits, two runs and three RBI for ...

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Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green Is Dead at Age 79

April 19, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) has died at age 79, according to an email to TAPinto Plainfield from Councilwoman-at-Large Rebecca Williams. (Williams also shared the information on her Facebook page.)

On Jan. 24, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee "to focus his energy on recovering from an ...

Food Truck Festival and Car Show at Saint Joseph High School on April 28

April 9, 2018

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph High School's Father's Club will host a Car Show and Food Truck Festival (featuring live DJ and Beer Garden) on Saturday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00.

 

Food Trucks will include:

Boardwalk Freddy
Bro-Rito
Cousins Maine Lobster
Empanada Monster
Falafull Gourmet
Jerkin' Chicken
Oink and ...

An Evening of Shining Stars Set for Friday May 4th

April 21, 2018

One of the area’s most anticipated events — “An Evening of Shining Stars” — featuring members of the special needs community from Cranford and around Union County, will take place on Friday May 4th, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Founded by Cranford resident Sally Curci, the 7th annual showcase will feature “Music From the Decades” — with the cast set to ...

How to Report Potholes in Union County

With the winter weather finally winding down, potholes are a frequent issue for drivers. 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 certainly encourage drivers and commuters to report any pothole they encounter on roads throughout Union County to the responsible authority," said ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, April 22, 9:00 AM

Temple Beth-El Mekor Chayim, Cranford

Rummage Sale

Green Home & Garden

Sun, April 22, 10:00 AM

Rahway Recreation Center, Rahway

Live Well Expo

Health & Wellness

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 21, 2018

After Bruce Patrson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting freeholder I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered. A the the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union County I conclude ...