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Roselle Council Presents Local Men with Phenomenal Man Award

June 25, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - During the last Wednesdays Council meeting, Council members recognized five local men for their contributions to the community be presenting them with the Phenomenal Man Award. 

“We have recognized the women in the past and we have many men in our community that do really great things, so why not recognize the guys?” said Councilwoman Cynthia Johnson.

Video: ‘Westfield 6’ Arrested at ‘Clean Dream Act’ Protest Hold Press Conference

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Six people, including four clergy members, who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield continue to wait for their day in court. A trial that was expected to take place Tuesday was put off until a future date at the prosecutor’s request.

Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev.

Free Electronics Recycling for Union County Residents

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A reminder to residents, Union County is offering a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains.

Any Union County resident may bring unwanted televisions, computers, printers, and other electronic equipment to this e-cycling site.

Election Day Results - And the Winner is….

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The polls are closed for this June Primary Election and the votes have been counted. Here are the unofficial results. 

U.S. Senate Race: 6 Year Term

Robert Menendez (D) Winner

Bob Hugin ( R) Winner

Member of the House of Representatives - 7th Congressional District: 2 Year Term 

Tom Malinowski (D) Winner

Leonard Lance ( R) Winner

Member of ...

Union County Freeholders Support LGBTQ Community with Historical Pride Flag Raising Ceremony

ELIZABETH, NJ - The rainbow flag, a symbol of pride and independence fly’s high at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. 

This historic event by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the Office of LGBTQ Services, Department of Human Services and many others, brought dignitaries and people from all over New Jersey to the steps of the ...

Roselle Park Celebrates Pride Month with Flag Raising Ceremony

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In celebration of Pride Month, Roselle Park held a Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday morning at the Veterans Memorial Library. 

Roselle Park resident Michael Peterson Spoke to the group and raised the traditional rainbow-colored flag in celebration of  LGBTQ Pride Month.

Union County Freeholder Vice Chairwoman Bette Jane Kowalski, Danni Newbury Union ...

After UCDC Vote, Plainfield's Rebecca Williams Now a Freeholder

CRANFORD, NJ - An election to fill the vacancy created by Linda Carter’s departure to the Assembly was held at a Union County Democratic Committee convention on Thursday, led by Chairman Nick Scutari.

The UCDC chair called on Plainfield Chairman Adrian O. Mapp, who nominated Councilwoman Rebecca Williams.

Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski seconded Mapp’s nomination, ...

Roselle and Roselle to Hold Events in Observance of the Memorial Day Holiday

ROSELLE/ROSELLE PARK, NJ - In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday both communities will be holding services in remembrance of those who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Roselle: Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Roselle Borough Council and the Department of Recreation will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28. The route is as follows.

Participants will assemble at ...

County of Union to Fly Rainbow Flag for the First Time on June 4

ELIZABETH, NJ - A rainbow flag will fly for the first time at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced they are holding a public Pride Flag Raising Ceremony for Monday, June 4 at 1 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse on Broad Street in Elizabeth.

“Raising the rainbow flag ...

Plainfield's Linda Carter Elected to Fill LD22 NJ State Assembly Seat

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Democratic Municipal Committees within the 22nd Legislative District, which includes Union, Middlesex, and Somerset counties, met on May 19 at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.  The committees voted to elect Union County Freeholder Linda Carter to fill the LD22 NJ State Assembly vacancy caused by the passing of longtime Assemblyman Jerry Green.

Carter said at a ...

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