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Trinitas Health Foundation Gala Set for May 10 - Healthcare Foundation of NJ this Year’s Honoree

April 23, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Trinitas Health Foundation will host its annual Gala with the theme “Peace of Mind” on Thursday, May 10.  The Healthcare Foundation of NJ will be honored with this year's “Humanitarian Award” and proceeds will benefit Behavioral Health patients.

The Gala will be held at the Venetian in Garfield and will offer a cocktail hour, dinner, and ...

Community Access Unlimited Honors Community Partners at 2018 Awards Dinner

ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) recently honored a number of key community partners at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, held April 12 at its headquarters in Elizabeth.

Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as at-risk youth to enable them to live ...

Roselle Park Community Policing Unit Invite Community to Special Drug and Alcohol Presentation

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Prom season is right around the corner and Roselle Park Police Chief Paul Morrison is taking a proactive approach in raising awareness to the current drug trends that are affecting Union County and offering the following presentation for the community.

The Community Policing Unit will be hosting a presentation on current drug trends, opiates, alcohol and vaping, given ...

Due to Popular Demand, Union County Offers More CPR Classes

ROSELLE PARK, NJ -  Due to popular demand, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced, two additional CPR training classes have been added in May. Three sessions were previously scheduled in April and are already fully booked.

All classes are open to the general public.

“I encourage all Union County residents to learn basic first aid and emergency ...

What is a Good Tenant? Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless Hosts Tenant Workshop

ELIZABETH, NJ -The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless is hosting a free Tenant Certification Training on April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their center located at 118 Division Street in Elizabeth.  

The workshop benefits participants by empowering them with knowledge and tools to become good tenants. Speakers will lead sessions on topics such as tenant’s rights, budgeting, ...

Loving Mother Thankful for Support During National Autism Awareness Month

ELIZABETH, NJ - Christopher Rodriguez sat at his dining room table pointing to images to explain what food he wanted from Schlier Langhorn, while his mother, Rosemaria Rodriguez, watched and his Australian Shepherd sat beside him hoping for a treat.

Each time Christopher, who is on the Autistic spectrum in addition to being epileptic, completed the exercise, Rodriguez beamed in delight. She ...

Snow Update: Heaviest Snow to Begin Later Wednesday Evening

ELIZABETH, NJ - As the snow begins to accumulate this evening, DPW Crews will continue to plow the streets. Police urge everyone to park off the roadway whenever possible and never on a posted snow route when the roadway is covered with snow. According to AccuWeather, the heaviest snow will begin after 8 p.m. 

NJ Transit has announced that they suspend all bus service Wednesday as of 3 ...

Deputy Health Commissioner Visits Trinitas Regional Medical Center for Commendation on 97% Flu Vaccine Rate

ELIZABETH, NJ - New Jersey Department of Health Principal Deputy Commissioner Jackie Cornell, paid a special visit to Trinitas Regional Medical Center on Monday to speak to staff about the importance of flu vaccination and prevention, and commend the hospital on its high staff vaccination rate.

On behalf of the Acting Health Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner Cornell commended the efforts of ...

Local Adults with Disabilities Shine During National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two members of Community Access Unlimited with developmental disabilities are shining this month as they and the agency celebrate National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Both are prime examples of this year's theme for the month, "See Me For Me."

National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month was created in 1987 to “increase public ...

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Union County Freeholder Board Reminds Seniors on New Medicare Cards

April 18, 2018

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds Union County’s senior adults that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of ...