Press Releases

August 16, 2018

Union County College Women’s Basketball player Yamel Abreu, of Elizabeth, participated in the 11thAnnual National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Star Showcase from July 27-29. Held at Georgia State University, Yamel was one of 40 student-athletes from across the nation who were ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded funding ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) first program to support STEM research at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. The grant, Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (HSI Program), awarded funding ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents and visitors to continue taking steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites and help reduce the mosquito population. “It has been an unusually hot and rainy summer, and we are urging residents to take simple steps to prevent ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises County residents to be aware that they can access certain types of property information free of charge through the County Clerk’s website on a 24/7 basis, or by calling or visiting the County Clerk’s offices in Elizabeth and Westfield during regular ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all members of the community to a free screening of the 2016 documentary film Making a Killing: Gus, Greed and the NRA in partnership with the non-profit organization Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in New Jersey. The screening will take place ...

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You are cordially invited to our OPEN HOUSE When: Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Where: Dancers Pointe RP 122 East Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park, NJ 07204 Drop in anytime between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm to meet our instructors and see our facilities.   Fun for ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents seeking emergency shelter and other services that the new 24-Hour Homeless Emergency Response Hotline number is now 908-249-4815. The new Hotline number took effect as of Tuesday, August 7. It is staffed and operated by Gateway ...

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The Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) in Cranford is accepting applications for its August 27-October 19 semester. ACE offers adults with developmental or physical disabilities the opportunity to pursue continuing education as an alternative to traditional day programs. "Adults with ...

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ELIZABETH – On Aug. 2, 2018, Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage joined Union County College’s Board of Trustees Chair Victor M. Richel and Union President Dr. Margaret M. McMenamin for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated ...

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Hikers along the Red Trail in Union County’s Watchung Reservation will find the going a little easier, thanks to a group of hardworking Adopt-a-Park volunteers. Organized through Jersey Cares and the UC SHOUT (Union County Students Helping OUT) youth initiative, the 20-strong group helped to ...

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Events Will Include STEM, Shooting Sports, Games and More! ROSELLE PARK, NJ – July 24, 2018– Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure ...

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Come join us for the Grand Opening of Abby's Attic Thrift Store located at 225 W. Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ, Saturday, July 21st at 10:00 am. We will be having some refreshments and some fun surprises!

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A Child’s Experience Early Childhood Center, a new high-quality child care facility developed by Owner Shatarra Bridges.  A Child’s Experience Early Childhood Center Child will be having a grand opening Saturday June 16, at 258 W. Webster Ave Roselle Park NJ. The center will provide high quality ...

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This afternoon a long time colleague played a digital recording of a phone call. It allegedly emanated from the Regular Democrat organization in Roselle. The topic was the 2nd Ward Council seat Primary Election. According to the recording, the race was between the incumbent who is a long time ...

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ROSELLE, NEW JERSEY— The Roselle Democratic Committee Municipal Chairman Rev. Reginald Atkins with representation from all 5 Wards announced that 2nd Ward Councilwoman Carla Walker and 5th Ward Councilman Samuel Bishop has received the full endorsement of the Union County Democratic Committee, ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce two free mobile paper-shredding events for personal documents in May. “Union County’s mobile document shredding events help residents fight identity theft by providing a secure, affordable way to dispose of confidential ...

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“What You Need to Know About VA Benefits” will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, May 8 , 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Resource Center at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ, presented by  Frank Quadrino, Outreach Manager, US Dept. of Veteran Affairs. Information included ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a special free event, Good Plants and Bad Plants: How to Tell the Difference and Support Healthy Ecosystems, on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Trailside Nature & Science, 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside. The ...

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Free app connects residents with recycling information in handy mobile format. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the launch of Recycle Coach, a free app designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and engage ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders welcomes beginners and experts alike to enjoy a free Open House including archery demonstrations and refreshments at Union County’s Archery Range at Oak Ridge Park in Clark on Saturday, June 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event is free and open ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the 17th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit for County of Union Employees is now on display in the atrium of Liberty Hall Center in Union Township, at 1085 Morris Avenue. The exhibit includes more than 160 pieces. It is ...

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NJ Connect for Recovery (NJCR), a service of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), along with local law enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), encourages New Jersey residents to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28. With ...

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Begin Your Summer Plans With the St. Anthony’s Family Feast Church of the Assumption, Roselle Park, NJ June 7– 10, 2018   In its 18th year, more great fun for the whole family ROSELLE PARK, NEW JERSEY- April 25, 2018 - You know that summer has arrived in Roselle Park, New ...

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CRANFORD - Senior Professor of Biology Dr. Thomas Ombrello was recently acknowledged by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Crane’s Ford Chapter of Cranford, with the National DAR Conservation Medal Award for his work on the Historic Tree Grove at the College’s Cranford campus. Dr. Ombrello ...

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If you like a bargain, love antiques or collectibles, or need furniture/household/clothing/children’s items, please visit the upcoming 6th Annual Massive Tag Sale Friday & Saturday, April 27-28, starting at 9 a.m., to benefit Furniture Assist. The sale is held at 816 Prospect Street, Westfield, ...

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Recognizing the great divide that exists in the nation today, including fear of those who do not look like us, the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council recently held a Know Your Neighbor event to foster greater familiarity of and friendship with others within the community. The event was ...

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CRANFORD - Union County College will become one of 63 schools nationwide, and the first county college in New Jersey, to offer a coed intercollegiate esports program, also known as Electronic Sports. Esports is a multi-player video game program that competes with colleges and universities in the ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College will be hosting a series of Financial Aid Workshops. These workshops are to educate future college students about financial aid opportunities, scholarships, grants, loans, and more.  Attendees will receive help with completing their financial aid application. Union ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that openings are still available in the upcoming training series for Volunteer Advocates for victims of sexual violence. The sessions are scheduled twice weekly beginning on Tuesday, May 1 and continuing until Thursday, June ...

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