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New Vote Tabulation System for Union County Announced at Freeholders Meeting

October 12, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A resolution for $1.9 million for a new vote tabulation system by ES&S was approved at the first Union County Freeholders mobile meeting on Thursday, held in Plainfield's municipal court.

Nicole DiRado, an administrator from the Office of the Board of Elections, said that although the machines will not be in use in most parts of the county until 2019, they will be used ...

Annual “Taste of Elizabeth’ Attracts Hundreds, Nets $13,000

October 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Rotary Club’s annual fan-favorite fundraiser flooded the Renaissance Hotel’s ballroom with novice and seasoned foodies alike Monday evening, raising more than $13,000 to put toward community initiatives.

Entering its 12th year, Taste of Elizabeth offered 40 food and beverage vendors that came together for a smorgasbord of cultures and cuisines. With more ...

Annual “Taste of Elizabeth’ Attracts Hundreds, Nets $13,000

October 19, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Rotary Club’s annual fan-favorite fundraiser flooded the Renaissance Hotel’s ballroom with novice and seasoned foodies alike Monday evening, raising more than $13,000 to put toward community initiatives.

Entering its 12th year, Taste of Elizabeth offered 40 food and beverage vendors that came together for a smorgasbord of cultures and cuisines. With more ...

Car Keys Found at Rahway Train Station Thursday Morning

RAHWAY, NJ - If you are a local resident that lost your keys by the Rahway Train Station on Thursday morning, this may help.   A TAPinto reader found a key chain with a fob on Broad Street by the Harley Davidson dealer.  The keys were left with maintenance personnel on the NYC-bound side of the station.  

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Help Lay Wreaths at Veterans' Graves in Rahway This December

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again this year A Hero's Welcome Northern NJ is partnering with Wreaths Across America to lay wreaths at the graves of veterans at Christmas time.

Wreaths Across America "coordinates wreath­-laying ceremonies at more than 1,400 locations across the United States, at sea and abroad," according to its website. It remembers veterans from ...

Prosecutor: Essex County Man Convicted of Rahway Murder

October 10, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Essex County man charged in the 2015 killing of a Rahway woman was found guilty of murder on Wednesday.

Roberto Grillo, 39, of Bloomfield, was convicted murder and nine other charges related to the death of 35-year-old Yolanda Vega, putting an end to the four-week trial before  state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A.

Prosecutor: Essex County Man Convicted of Rahway Murder

October 10, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Essex County man charged in the 2015 killing of a Rahway woman was found guilty of murder on Wednesday.

Roberto Grillo, 39, of Bloomfield, was convicted murder and nine other charges related to the death of 35-year-old Yolanda Vega, putting an end to the four-week trial before  state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A.

Somerville: Immaculata Fails to Score in Loss to Rahway

October 13, 2018

 

RAHWAY, NJ - The Immaculata High School Spartans came away empty-handed Friday night, their offense shut down by the dominant Rahway Indians defense which limited the Spartans to just over 100 yards.

 

The Spartans were shut out 21-0, with their season record dropping to 4-3, having lost their last two games on the road. Rahway is now 5-1, winning their last 5 games after ...

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Union County: ‘Hackers’ Won’t Get Westfield, After $1.9M Voting Machine Purchase

October 16, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – Candidates on the “ballot” Monday included Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent and Swamp Thing, as Union County officials showed residents the workings of a new voting machine at the Town Hall.

But this November, voters casting ballots in this undecided town in the hotly contested Seventh Congressional District race for Rep. Leonard Lance’s seat will pick real ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

Reminder: Turn In Unwanted Guns at Union County Gun Buyback Event

October 18, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that they can anonymously turn in unwanted guns in their possession at either of two locations on Saturday, October 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The two locations are the Macedonia Baptist Church at 1251 Fairmount Avenue in Elizabeth and the Visions of God Family Worship Church at 350 Leland Avenue in Plainfield.

Residents ...

Curious About Ability: Rahway Theatre Presents "Curious Incident"

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” Rahway High School’s fall drama shares a unique examination of life through the eyes of an autistic fifteen year old boy, christopher John Francis Boone.  Based upon the book of the same title by author Mark Haddon, “The Curious Incident” explores the difficulty that the young Christopher has in dealing with ...

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Sat, October 27, 8:00 PM

JCC of Central NJ, Scotch Plains

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Branding the Right Message About Your Business

Source: A company’s brand is more than just a logo or graphic; it is the internal and external message that a business represents to its employees, investors, clients, and to the surrounding community, one which best describes what that business does, why it exists, as well as what the business and its’ leadership believes in. What does your brand say about your company? What ...