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Press Releases

May 16, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County College is honored to be named a 2022 REACH Chapter from Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the international honor society for students attending two-year colleges. The organization recognizes students with high academic achievement at associate degree-granting colleges, and ...

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CRANFORD – Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree. Farag is ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic sophomore lacrosse star Catherine Holt, who lives in South Orange, recently surpassed 50 goals in her career, and has 45 goals this season to give her 65 in her career. She's also an Honor Roll student and very involved with clubs at the school. Congrats on ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Jobseekers in Union County can find the perfect match at the next job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 17th, at the Warinanco Sports Center (1 Park Drive in Roselle). The job fair will begin at 10 a.m. and pre-registration is ...

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Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree. Farag is majoring in ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Mount Saint Mary Academy revealed the names of additional Class of 2022 student-athletes who have expressed their intent to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level on the morning of May 12. The following students were honored by Denise Materia, Director of Athletics ...

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Union County informs job-seeking residents that on Tuesday, May 24, a PepsiCo job fair sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners on will take place at the Warinanco Sports Center in Union County’s Warinanco Park, located at 1 Park Drive in Roselle. The job fair will begin at 10:00 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic sophomore distance running star Jimmy Wischusen, who hadn't raced since Jan. 8 because of a hip impingement, made his eagerly awaited return last Friday and delivered in a big way. He ran a strong leadoff leg to help ignite Union Catholic to victory in the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ– The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future ...

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Mount Saint Mary Academy junior, Olivia Encarnacion, will attend the Notre Dame Leadership Seminar program for 10 days in July on the Notre Dame campus. Among thousands of applicants, Olivia was one of approximately 120 students selected to participate in the leadership program. This competitive ...

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About Joe REDCOM Design & Construction announced the addition of Joe Barberi to the Executive Team as the Chief Financial Officer. Joe has an extensive background in managing operations for multiple corporations as well as owning and operating his own business. Additionally, Joe brings with ...

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CRANFORD, NJ -- Marlene Sousa, Union County College’s Assistant Vice President of Finance, has been named a 2022 NJBIZ Leader in Finance. The Leaders in Finance award celebrates Ms. Sousa as one of New Jersey’s financial executives who contributes to the success of her company as well as her ...

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Ruth Anne Munroe, Director of Campus Ministry and Student Council Moderator at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, reported that the Mercy Girl Effect Award has been presented to the Academy’s 2021-2022 Student Council Executive Board. “Each year, the five-member board is challenged with a ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that voters who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the June 7 Primary Election can apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Westfield and Elizabeth starting today, Monday May 9. They can also fill out their ballot ...

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NEWARK, NJ --Spencer Savings Bank was recently honored with the “Company Of The Year” award, by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, at its 110th annual awards dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Newark. The bank was honored for its support given to the business community facing economic hardship ...

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MALCOLM X AND REDD FOXX BEFORE HE BECAME A POLITICAL LEADER, AND BEFORE HE BECAME ONE OF THE FUNNIEST COMEDIANS OF ALL TIME, LET’S SEE WHO THEY WERE IN A YOUNG HARLEM BECAUSE EVERY STORY HAS A BEGINNING.  The MKW theater group presents the play "Young Harlem" at the duCret School of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to join the Union County team for the 2022 AIDS Walk New York in Central Park on Sunday, May 15, 2022. The Union County team is organized through the Office of LGBTQ Affairs and the Union County LGBTQ+ Ad Hoc ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Rahway are proud to present a live performance of the Broadway hit musical Head Over Heels at the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, at 7:30 p.m. on ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The annual Master Gardeners of Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale will be held this Sunday, May 15, from noon to 4:00 p.m., in the Union County Demonstration Garden at the Trailside Nature and Science Center. Trailside is located in the Watchung Reservation at 452 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County College is proud to announce that four of its students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The semifinalists are Mark Farag, of Elizabeth; Sophia Morales, of Linden; Luana Rampelotti, of Hillside; and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote.

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CRANFORD, NJ -- In a time when equity is paramount, Union County College and Montclair State University have announced a partnership to provide access to a high-quality and convenient four-year education to students. Beginning in Fall 2022, students may pursue their baccalaureate degree with ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Elections informs voters that early in-person voting in New Jersey will begin June 3 for the 2022 Primary Elections. Early Voting will take place June 3-5 for the Primary Election. Voting Hours for the Primary Election are Friday and Saturday from 10:00 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents to enjoy a sensory friendly production of the beloved ballet Cinderella, performed by the New Jersey Ballet at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at the Union County Performing Arts Center, located at 1601 Irving Street in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — The latest classes of community members to step up and train as advocates for Union County foster youth have officially taken their oath before Union County Superior Court Judge Lara DiFabrizio and become the newest volunteers with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Elections reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 17 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 7. "We encourage all eligible residents to register to vote.

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ELIZABETH, NJ — In honor of April’s Child Abuse Prevention Month, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Union County hosted Flags 4 Foster Youth, a campaign to bring visibility to the nearly 1,500 local victims of abuse and neglect involved in the child welfare system in need of consistent ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Earlier this week, Union County Commissioner chair Rebecca Williams, Commissioners Sergio Granados and Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded, kicked off the 2022 season of the Fresh Start Program at The Salvation Army in Elizabeth (1005 East Jersey Street). This program provides shower, ...

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Give your child an unforgettable music education this summer at the NJ Workshop for the Arts - Summer Arts Workshop!  Now in its 50th year the NJWA’s Summer Arts Workshop (AKA Westfield Summer Workshop) offers quality engaging summer workshops (music camps) for ages 4-18.  For 4-6 year old’s ...

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