Press Releases

May 29, 2020

Hannah Caldwell Day will be commemorated by the Union Township Historical Society at the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union, on Sunday, June 7, from 2 to 5 pm.  Rev. James Caldwell, portrayed by Doc Burkhardt, will greet visitors.  He'll recall the heroism of his wife during the ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that beginning on Tuesday, June 2, the County Clerk’s offices will begin in-person appointments to swear in notaries and assist persons seeking to register trade names, tax waivers and clerk’s certificates. Everyone seeking these services in person is ...

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Summer is almost here, and we cannot help but ask how can we as educators, caretakers and parents keep our kids academically engaged to ensure success this coming fall? Unlike previous years, this year presents the unique and unprecedented obstacle of being in the midst of a worldwide pandemic.

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is honoring graduates throughout Union County with banners at selected County parks and County roads. In addition, students can use the #UCGraduate hash tag to share graduation photos, which will be collected in a collage and posted on the County ...

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TAPinto is rolling out a new content marketing feature as a part of our participation in The Branded Content Project -- a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Local Media Association and the Local Media Consortium. The new feature will enable businesses, nonprofits and others ...

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Whether actively participating in on-site exercise classes or on JESPY’s Special Olympics teams, JESPY clients have long enjoyed being members of the non-profit’s Athletics & Fitness program. In spite of the closure of on-site programming during the pandemic, clients have been able to enjoy ...

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Helping those in need has been a consistent theme during the current pandemic. As a result, food pantries across the country are at their busiest, serving thousands of people who are suffering financially. To that end, JESPY House and its clients have been helping to feed the hungry by ...

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Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises residents that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has ordered that the upcoming July 7 Primary Election will take place primarily by mail-in ballot, in order to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Existing New Jersey state law permits all eligible ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The nation has been hit by a terrible disease that has caused unprecedented impact on consumers’ health, the way of living, and caused businesses to shut down. There is a lot of uncertainty in the world today. Many cities and states have moved to shelter in place, and Front Line ...

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Effective Monday, May 4, the Union County Covid-19 Drive-Through Test Center will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Union County COVID-19 Drive-Through Test Center is a free service available to Union County residents who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. It is ...

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Connections are what JESPY is all about, even during the global pandemic. JESPY clients are currently connecting with one another and with staff virtually, if not physically. JESPY clients NEED these connections, especially now, so they can thrive and remain steady on the path to independence.

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – “Everyday we are inundated by the headlines of COVID-19 infections and death tolls. We are bombarded with images of hospitals being overrun. We see doctors and nurses fighting to save lives,” says Adam Blecker, President of Seniors In Place, LLC.  “What we do not see, are the ...

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Welcome to Metropolitan Dermatology, can I take your biopsy? Drive through dermatology, served with a smile.     Though much of our daily life has come to a grinding halt, skin cancer has not pressed pause. With many feeling uneasy about leaving their homes, Metropolitan Dermatology was ...

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CONTACT The Maggee Miggins Group Phone: 973-879-9711 Email: maggee@migginsrealestate.com       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    RARE OFFERING OF ARDWYN, A LANDMARK HISTORICAL HOME IN SHORT HILLS PRESENTED FOR SALE BY THE MAGGEE MIGGINS GROUP AT KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY    Maggee Miggins, ...

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher Magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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New Jersey Primary Election will be held on July 7, 2020. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi advises Union County voters that the June 2 Primary Election has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 7, by order of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The new date will also impact deadlines leading up to ...

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Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed.  TAPinto’s network of over 80 local news sites in New Jersey, New York and Florida broke all readership records in March with 9,628,289 pageviews and 3,412,844 readers, an increase of 300% from ...

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As part of statewide efforts to reduce social contacts and stop the spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey, certain previously scheduled public recreation and cultural events sponsored by Union County in April and May have been canceled. The canceled events are: April 26, Wild Earth Fest May ...

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COVID-19 tests for Union County residents and first responders/front line health workers who are experiencing symptoms.   The Union County Drive-Through COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University has added a second phone line for Union County residents only in order to handle a heavy volume of ...

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Please note: in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, affiliation changes will only be processed by mail. No in-person transactions are being conducted at this time. The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 8, ...

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Stop and Shop is one of several grocery store chains across the county that have set aside shopping hours for seniors. The local South Orange Stop and Shop has taken that safety convenience a step further. The store and its managers were gracious enough to allow JESPY clients to shop for groceries ...

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Coronavirus responses have severely impacted the U.S. blood supply as Vitalant and other blood centers across the country are struggling to maintain stable inventories. With school closures and workers at home, 25% of Vitalant’s blood collections anticipated in March have disappeared—almost ...

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Remote help will continue to be available Starting Monday, March 23 at 11:00 a.m., the Union County Board of Elections will be available for remote assistance only. Voters and other Union County residents can reach the Board of Elections by email at ucboe@ucnj.org or by leaving a phone message ...

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The private nonprofit Meals on Wheels of Union County is advising that if you are in need of a home-delivered meal and reside in Union County, you may be eligible only if you meet all the following criteria: Are 60 years or older Live alone Are unable to shop or prepare a meal for ...

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In consideration of the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in New Jersey, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that Watchung Stable will be closed to the public for two weeks beginning Friday, March 13. All scheduled classes and events are cancelled, and drop-in visitors are ...

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has declared a Public Health Emergency due to the expected spread of COVID-19 in New Jersey. As part of the declaration, Governor Murphy invoked the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, which prohibits excessive price increases by businesses during and immediately ...

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With the approach of the spring break travel season, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders encourages residents to check their child car seats for proper installation by visiting the County’s Child Safety Seat Inspection Program, located at the Garwood Rescue Squad at 401 2nd Avenue in ...

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Union County residents seeking reliable information about services for adults age 60 and older can come to convenient locations throughout the County and speak in person with experienced staff from the Division on Aging, an office of the Union County Department of Human Services. The community ...

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