Rahway Councilman Bob Bresenhan, Jr. to Speak at Union County Tax Day March & Community Unity Rally


Union County, NJ - Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, NJ will be the site of a Community Unity Rally, Voter Registration Drive & Tax March on Plainfield. The event will take place Saturday April 15 from 11:00 AM. - 2:00 PM.

The rally is being organized by an all-volunteer, grass roots committee and is nonpartisan. The City of Plainfield, dubbed the Queen City,  has been chosen in the hopes that people of similar social and political goals will cross the suburban/urban, racial and socio-economic lines people often do not cross. The committee is chaired by Maggie Savoca of Fanwood.

"In these challenging times, we all need to come together and educate ourselves about current policies and proposed changes to policies and the federal budget," explained Savoca. "It's also going to be a wonderful day to celebrate the rich, diverse culture of Union County.  It will be a big picnic - with entertainment, education and a voter registration drive."

Sign Up for E-News

Mayor Adrian Mapp of Plainfield will open the rally and welcome the crowd to the City of Plainfield.  "I am so happy the organizers have chosen Plainfield to host this event. I look forward to welcoming my fellow Plainfield residents, as well as many people from across Union County.  We are a densely-populated county and it is wonderful some of the gubernatorial candidates have chosen to come and speak here. They will find Union County residents are aware of the issues facing our state and our cities, and we will be interested in hearing the plans of the candidates to lead us."

Invitations to speak have been issued to all gubernatorial candidates as well as organizational leaders in the arenas of transparency in government, freedom of the press, social justice, education, healthcare and immigration.   

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Jim Johnson ( will speak at the rally. Assemblyman Jerry Green, NJ District 22, also will address the crowd as will Gubernatorial Candidate and NJ Senator Raymond Lesniak. Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Seth Kaper-Dale has also agreed to attend and speak.  When asked about what motivated him to run for office Kaper-Dale explained, "There's plenty of money in New Jersey. It's time to shift the burden off of the poor and working class and have the rich pay their fair share."

Additionally, Rahway Councilman Bob Bresenhan, Jr., Paul Alirangues (candidate NJ Assembly D-22), Bill Brennan – NJ Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate, Hyacinth Foundation, folk singer Joe Zavatsky, and Naughty Clouds will appear and perform.

The Tax March is similar to the Women's March on Washington.  More than 100 marches will take place in 45 states in the US and the District of Columbia.  Marches will also take place in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and New Zealand.   Every American has a vested interest in President Trump adhering to his promise to release his tax returns. Without releasing his taxes Americans are in the dark about Trump's conflicts of interest and foreign entanglements. 

The event is FREE however those wishing to attend must rsvp for planning purposes. To RSVP or for more information on the Plainfield event, to donate, sponsor or RSVP visit People are encouraged to bring blankets and a picnic lunch.  Food and drinks will be available for purchase.


#          #          #


TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


Cranford High Student Competes at U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier

June 20, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Cranford soon-to-be senior Johnny Bush took his shot to qualify for a USGA championship on Wednesday.

Bush shot a 6-over-par 76 (38-38) to finish in a five-way tie for 21st place in a U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier at the par 70, 6,558-yard Shackamaxon Country Club in nearby Scotch Plains.

65 golfers, including 54 from the Garden State, took a ...

June 22 Concert Moved Indoors Due to Weather Forecast

June 22, 2018

Due to the weather forecast, tonight’s concert originally located at Echo Lake Park is now MOVED INDOORS to the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.

Come an enjoy an evening with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at this beautifully restored 1920's era former vaudeville hall. Concert begins at 7:30 sharp (sorry, no yoga ...

Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Union County, Sunday, July 8

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the return of Shakespeare in the Park this summer. The first performance will be presented on Sunday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade in Linden.

The Shrew Mechanicals Troupe from The Shakespeare Theatre of New jersey will present an hour long performance of “Powerful Trouble,” a stirring ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, September 22, 8:00 PM

Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway

SOLE Defined

Arts & Entertainment

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...