Press Releases

October 23, 2018

Elizabeth, NJ – Through their role in ordering tests and directing patient care, physicians control most of the costs in healthcare. So, it makes sense to shine a light on their power to conserve during their training. That was the mindset of Nancy DiLiegro, PhD, FACHE, Vice President of ...

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Getting ready to buy a house is already complicated but, for people with low-moderate incomes, the idea of ever getting a home mortgage seems unrealistic or unbearable. Renting comes with its headaches and stresses, but at least it doesn't require you to sell your freedom to some bank. Besides, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Building on his commitment to prioritizing public safety and continuing to build strong police-community relations, Councilman Reginald Atkins, together with the Public Safety Committee consisting of Councilwomen Carla Walker and Councilwomen Kim Shaw and the Roselle Police ...

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ELIZABETH – The Costa Rican Consulate held a celebration of Costa Rica’s 197 years of independence at Union County College’s Elizabeth Campus on Sun., Sept. 23. The Vice President of Costa Rica, Epsy Campbell Barr, gave the keynote address. Elected earlier this year, Vice President Campbell Barr ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that they can view and download sample ballots for all 21 municipalities on the County Clerk’s new elections website unioncountyvotes.com, and through the Union County Votes app, a free download for all mobile devices. “The website and app offer a ...

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Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada joined Union County College President Dr. Margaret McMenamin, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis, State Senator Nicholas Scutari, Chairman of the Union County College Board of Trustees ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is offering a simple, easy way for everyone to pitch in and help improve the environment. Residents can safely dispose of unwanted household chemicals and other special waste by bringing these items to a free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event on ...

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Have you received an unsolicited mailing that contains a Vote-by-Mail application in your name? If you have, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has some guidance for you. “These mailings come from various groups, as a way to encourage registered voters to use Vote-by-Mail ballots,” explained Ms.

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There is still time to register for Union County’s second annual Lunch & Learn educational series for entrepreneurs, business owners and managers, featuring the popular Memory Switch workshop created by Matthew Goerke. The event takes place on Wednesday, October 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Hamilton ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, October 16 to register in time for the upcoming General Election and School Board Election on November 6. “Voters who would like to request a registration form can call ...

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CRANFORD – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy held a press conference at Union County College’s Cranford campus to announce the recipients of the Community College Opportunity Grant. The grant will allow eligible students in New Jersey to attend community college free of tuition and fees in the spring ...

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Saturday, October 27th, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. Calvary Tabernacle, 69 Myrtle Street, Cranford, NJ 07016 Tickets: $10/adult, $5/children 12 and older Children under 12 are free Buy tickets at http://tasteowh.eventbrite.com 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes, and Cooking Competition! Interested in being ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters to be aware of changes they may encounter when participating in the upcoming General Election. Election Day 2018 is Tuesday, November 6. Under a recent state law, voters who used a Vote-by-Mail ballot in the 2016 General Election will ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to present the inaugural Union County LGBTQ History Month event, featuring a screening of the 2017 Billie Jean King biographical film ‘Battle of the Sexes’ followed by a discussion about women’s rights and equality in the 70’s and today with NJ ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to host GLAAD Media Institute’s LGBTQ accelerating acceptance social media training courses free for anyone who wants to build the core skills and techniques that influence positive cultural change through social media. Presented in ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the offering of a new grant program aimed at promoting STEM-based education for county students. The STEM Scholars Grant, which was developed by Freeholder Christopher Hudak, is part of Chairman Sergio Granados’ “Moving Union County ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce two free mobile paper-shredding events for confidential, personal documents in October. “Our free document-shredding service provides Union County residents with a convenient way to ensure that sensitive papers are securely ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is happy to announce that tickets for this year’s Great Pumpkin Sail at Echo lake Park, Lower Lake, are now on sale both on line and in person. The Great Pumpkin Sail will take place on Thursday, November 1 with three sessions scheduled. The first ...

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PLAINFIELD – Union County College hosted a 25th Anniversary celebration of the dedication of the Plainfield Campus on Sept. 20. Dean of Plainfield Campus and Allied Sciences Dr. Victoria Ukachukwu led the joyous occasion by welcoming the guests, sharing a brief campus history, and explaining how ...

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Tickets for the 2018 Hayrides and Campfires event presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks & Recreation are now available for purchase on line and in person at three locations throughout the county.  All tickets must be purchased in ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that works of art by 14 Union County senior artists are included in the 52nd annual New Jersey Senior Citizens Art Exhibit, now on display in the main building at Meadow Lakes Senior Living, 300 Meadow Lakes, in East Windsor. Five ...

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CRANFORD –Union County College held an Opening Ceremony to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month on Sept. 17 at the College’s Cranford campus. The jubilant occasion began with a presentation of flags from Hispanic countries by Union students. Following the flag procession, Union County College ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host mobile meetings in several municipalities -- Plainfield, Summit and Westfield -- this month and next month, Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados announced. Freeholder Chairman Granados had announced that the County would be holding mobile ...

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Honing business skills, improving confidence and reducing stress are all on tap at Union County’s second annual Lunch & Learn event for local business owners and managers, featuring the popular Memory Switch workshop created by Matthew Goerke. The Memory Switch program enhances cognitive ...

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CRANFORD - Union County College is an American Management Association university partner and will be offering a certificate in Human Resource Management beginning on Sat., Oct. 13.  If you are new to the human resource profession or a newly promoted professional, you will learn the skills you ...

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CRANFORD - Union County College is an American Management Association university partner and will be offering a certificate in Human Resource Management beginning on Sat., Oct. 13.  If you are new to the human resource profession or a newly promoted professional, you will learn the skills you ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders encourages teachers in grades k-12 and local community group organizers to register for a free presentation that introduces watershed and environmental concepts in a fun and meaningful way. The 30-45 minute, interactive program is conducted by a ...

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Dental Implant Expert, Dr. Jamie Oshidar will be hosting a “Complimentary Dental Implant Seminar” for anyone interested in learning about how dental implants can be the solution to many dental issues. Dr. Oshidar will explain the benefits of dental implants for replacing missing or failing ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College students Isabel Castillo of Elizabeth, David Valle of Linden, and Brandan Williams of Plainfield, have each been named as Phi Theta Kappa 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive $1,000 scholarships. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise ...

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Elizabeth, NJ – With partisan turmoil in Washington splitting the nation ideologically, the fifth annual Union County Day of Prayer promises to deliver a message of unity, embracement of diversity and community goodwill on Oct. 9 at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Church in Scotch Plains.  From 7 ...

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