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Union County Clerk Offers Extra Opening for Vote-By-Mail on Saturday, Nov. 4

October 18, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that the County Clerks’ Elections Office in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for special hours on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for anyone wishing to obtain an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person.

“If desired, voters can apply for a Vote-by-Mail ballot, fill ...

Residents Hear from Local Candidates and U.S. Rep Bonnie Watson Coleman's Chief of Staff

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman had been scheduled to headline a discussion with constituents of NJ's 12 District (covering Fanwood and most of Scotch Plains) at Forest Road Park on Sunday, but could not attend to a sudden death in her family.

In her place, the congresswoman's chief of staff, James Gee and district office manager, Kari ...

Updated Union County Votes App-Get the Information You Need On the GO

ELIZABETH, NJ -- Voting and elections information just got a little better and a lot more accessible. Union County now has a fully updated and redesigned version of the Union County Votes app. The free app can be downloaded now for your mobile device.

The Union County Votes app lets you quickly and easily access important information on voting and elections, while on the go.

“Mobile ...

U.S. Rep Bonnie Watson Coleman to Address Healthcare, North Korea, Other Issues in Fanwood on Oct. 1

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Fanwood Democrats are hosting a conversation with U.S. Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman at Forest Road Park on Sunday, Oct. 1, at 2:00 p.m. during which she will discuss the latest news out of Washington that impacts constituents in the 12th District.

"The timeliness of this event is exceptional. It's an opportunity for residents of Fanwood, ...

Amy Boroff Launches Write-In Campaign for Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Amy Boroff, who on Monday evening was recognized as Fanwood's Volunteer of the Month of September, has begun a write-in campaign for an open seat on the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education (BOE).

While I come to the table with fresh eyes, my passion for education and role with the Board of Education as a volunteer has provided me with knowledge and ...

Fanwood Council Campaign Season Begins

FANWOOD, NJ -- Councilman Russ Huegel and Fanwood Council Candidate Anthony "Coach" Carter, both running on the Democratic ticket, began going door to door last weekend to listen to residents' concerns and share their vision for Fanwood.

"I am proud to serve the people of Fanwood," says Huegel, an attorney and a Fanwood Councilman since 2008, in his ...

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Colleen Mahr Endorses Russ Huegel and Anthony 'Coach' Carter for Fanwood Council

October 15, 2017

Elections Matter and for Fanwood voters every vote DOES count.  Which is why I am asking for your support on Election Day for Councilman Russ Huegel and Anthony "Coach" Carter. These two men have committed themselves to our community for years and are individuals I have relied on to advance many great initiatives in our community.

Councilman Huegel led the effort to bring ...

Parents Should Have More School Choices

October 22, 2017

Dear Editor:

I’m Rich Fortunato and I’m running for State Assembly in District 22 on November 7th.  I am putting out these statements so that you can make an educated choice when you vote on November 7th.

I believe that parents ought to have more choices available to them to educate their children. Whatever town or school district they live in, parents ought to be able to ...