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Heat Advisory Issued for Wednesday; Casano Community Center Will be a Designated Cooling Center

July 19, 2022

ROSELLE PARK, NJ – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory for our area starting at noon on Wednesday, July 20. Heat index values are expected to range from the mid 90s to about 100 degrees for Wednesday and Thursday. The temperature is forecasted to be in the 90s for the rest of the week.

The Borough has designated the Casano Community Center as a cooling center ...

Masks Recommended Indoors as Union County Moves to ‘High’ COVID Level

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has moved to a “high” level of COVID-19 transmission and so people should wear masks indoors, according to state and federal data.

Union and 10 other counties in New Jersey have shifted from a “medium” level of COVID-19 to a “high” level of COVID-19 activity since last week, according to the state Health ...

Call Center in Westfield Readying for New National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 988

WESTFIELD, NJ — A volunteer-driven mental health crisis call center is preparing for the rise in calls to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline that is anticipated to come with the rollout of an easier-to-remember number for the hotline, 988. The new number goes live July 16.

Caring Contact Executive Director Mary Claire Givelber, whose nonprofit takes calls from emotionally ...

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Kean University’s T. Itunu Balogun Named to 2022 Emerging Education Leaders Program

August 11, 2022

Kean University Deputy Chief of Staff T. Itunu Balogun has been named an Emerging Leader by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and will be participating in the organization’s Emerging Leaders Program.

Balogun, who works in the office of Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., is one of 36 mid-career academic and administrative leaders from across the ...

Union County Settles Attorney Fee Dispute in Landmark Public Records Case

July 21, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The county has approved a $140,000 settlement for attorney fees in a landmark public records case that made certain police internal affairs files accessible to the public.

The board of county commissioners approved the settlement Thursday in the nearly three-year-long court battle through which retired police officer Richard Rivera secured the release of internal ...

Improvement Authority to Lead $20M in Facility Upgrades at Union College

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union College is slated to get $20 million in improvements to its outdated physical education facility in Cranford as part of a project it has partnered with the Union County Improvement Authority on to complete.

The Authority’s board of commissioners last week approved a shared services agreement with the college under which the Authority ...

New Monkeypox Vaccine Sites Announced in New Jersey

August 12, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey has announced five new monkeypox vaccination sites in Hudson, Middlesex, Morris and Passaic counties. The locations are for residents without a confirmed exposure who think they may have been exposed or are at a high risk for having been exposed to the virus.

There are 293 confirmed or probable monkeypox cases in New Jersey, as of August ...

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...