Guest Column

June 9, 2021

June is PRIDE month, and Union County is presenting a series of inclusive events that help build awareness, alliances, and action on LGBTQ+ equality in our community, and beyond. We kicked off the month with the raising of the PRIDE flag on June 1, at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

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New Jersey is opening back up and the firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers of the NJFMBA could not be happier. While protecting our communities is our job, building the community is our passion, and that has been difficult over the past 15 months. Like everyone, we were struck by the uncertainty ...

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June is PRIDE month, and Union County is presenting a series of inclusive events that help build awareness, alliances, and action on LGBTQ+ equality in our community, and beyond. We kicked off the month with the raising of the PRIDE flag on June 1, at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

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May is Military Appreciation and the Union County Board of Commissioners is committed to connecting our veterans and military families with helpful services. Over the past year, we have expanded our outreach with several new programs. We now have designated parking spaces at of our County ...

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In March, my home state of New Jersey signed into law the Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson & Verrelli Bill requiring schools to include diversity and inclusion (DNI) instruction into their curriculums. When I read that news I was first ecstatic.  I love social justice!  I live and breathe diversity and ...

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Our culture and society has been under attack now for over a year. One of the basic aspects of what makes us Americans, what makes us human, what connects us to each other has been taken away. It has been assaulted by a virus, and eroded by the needed response to it. Our shared communal experiences ...

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By Alexander Mirabella Chairman, Union County Board of Commissioners April 2021 As Earth Day approaches, many Union County residents and visitors look for ways in which to commemorate the event. Picking up litter, planting trees, and producing educational programs are among the many ...

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