CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 400 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!


Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important work that we do and how volunteer advocacy really makes a difference in the lives of children who need a consistent, caring adult presence to help their voices be heard. 

Contact Information
  1. Courtney Green
  2. 908-293-8136
  3. cgreen@casaofunioncounty.org
Fri, August 16
10:00 am — 11:00 am
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Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 400 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

1143 E. Jersey St Elizabeth, NJ 07090

CASA of Union County Office

1143 E. Jersey St
Elizabeth, NJ 07090

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Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Seniors Alerted on Phone Scamming Operations

August 19, 2019

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Seniors and other residents are being reminded by Union County Freeholders to be aware of phone scams reported in the area by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

“Phone scamming is, unfortunately, one of the most common kinds of fraud committed on senior citizens today,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski. “To avoid getting ...

WalMart Reopens After Police Receive Calls of Masked Gunman

August 15, 2019

UNION, NJ - The Union WalMart was evacuated for a time Thursday morning because of two separate calls to Union police reporting the sighting of a masked gunman at the store.  The first call was received by police at 10:48 a.m.

Union Police Director Dan Zieser said no suspect has been located, no shots were fired, no weapon has been recovered, and no injuries reported.  WalMart ...

Jamie's Journey: A Surprise Visit from Family Boosts Spirits on Day Five of the MS Run

August 15, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - The roads of Roxbury were beneath the running shoes Wednesday of a Hasbrouck Heights resident running almost 190 miles to raise money for MS research. "Today was another great day," said the runner, Jamie Woyce, at the end of her fifth day - of seven in her segment - participating in the "MS Run the US" ultra relay. The Roxbury piece took Woyce over Emmans Road, ...

Medical Marijuana: Medicinal and Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis Presented on Sept. 19

August 19, 2019

CRANFORD - The Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering a 2-hour program on Medical Marijuana: Medicinal and Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis on Thursday, September 19 at the College’s Cranford Campus beginning at 6 pm. The State of New Jersey is now making it easier for patients to access medical marijuana. Are you looking for facts about the effects of cannabis and ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...