Press Releases

May 14, 2021

COVID-19 safety rules apply at this event. Union County’s seasonal series of drive-up movies continues on Friday, May 28 with a screening of The Black Panther at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. This event is free and open to Union ...

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Free events enable Union County residents to help conserve resources and reduce waste. The Union County Board of Commissioners reminds residents that free countywide recycling events are coming up in May and June. There will be separate events for Scrap Metal, Mobile Paper Shredding, and ...

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Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that Tito Puente Jr. and his 10-piece Latin band will be bringing their unique blend of salsa music and Latin rhythms to Kean University in Union Township at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22. This event will also feature an ...

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Now hiring lifeguards for the Springfield Community Pool. Spend your summer in the sun, become a leader and make a difference in your community! Open to responsible candidates ages 15+. Applications are due by May 15, 2021. APPLY NOW This position requires Lifeguard, CPR-PR & ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, May 18 to register in time to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, June 5. “We encourage all eligible residents to participate in every election, and the ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that the Motown tribute band Shadows of the 60’s will headline a free, live drive-in concert at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield. The event is free, but registration is required online in advance ...

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COVID-19 safety rules apply; event is open to all Union County residents. The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents that the next mobile paper shredding event of 2021 will be held in New Providence on Saturday, May 15 for free, secure shredding of personal and confidential ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – April 29, 2021 – 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 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado informs voters of the polling place and drop box locations for the 2021 Primary Election day, which will be held on Tuesday, June 8. “Many of the polling locations closed last year due to the COVID pandemic, will be ...

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Short Hills, NJ -- Leading urgent care provider American Family Care (AFC) celebrated their grand opening with a ribbon-cutting on Monday. AFC, now serving Millburn, Summit, Springfield and surrounding towns in their new Short Hills location, is a 3,300+ square foot state-of-the-art urgent care ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that Tuesday, May 18 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2021 Primary Election. Voters who are registered in the Democratic and Republican parties will be able to vote in the Primary Election to choose their party’s nominee to run for ...

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MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS, NJ — The Simon Westfall-Kwong Real Estate Group is pleased to provide the March Market Update for Millburn Township. The Spring Market is here, and it’s an unprecedented time for Sellers. With top-rated schools and easy access to NYC trains, Millburn and Short Hills are ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – APRIL 16, 2021 – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, this week discharged its 2,000th inpatient treated for COVID-19 back to recovery, marking a significant milestone after more than a year of the global pandemic. For Overlook officials, the discharge, which ...

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Newark, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Diego Ayala, 35, of Newark, was sentenced yesterday to 25 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexually assaulting an eight-year-old girl and filming the crime. The sentence was imposed by the Honorable ...

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Union County residents who are looking for a summer job can apply now for lifeguard positions at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool, which is located at Rahway River Park in Rahway. “The Ulrich pool provides our residents with a rewarding work environment and ...

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Produce will be distributed on a first come-first served basis at drive-up event in Scotch Plains, and walk-up events in Elizabeth and Plainfield. The Union County Board of County Commissioners will hold three emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in April to aid those ...

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In a breakthrough that will give better insight into how and where COVID-19 variants are spreading within New Jersey, Atlantic Health System is among the first hospitals in the region to be able to rapidly screen for key viral variants. The organization will begin surveillance testing for ...

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In celebration of Autism Acceptance Month this April, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce a series of inclusive programs hosted by the Union County Department of Human Services’ Office for Persons with Disabilities & Special Needs. “Throughout the COVID-19 ...

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Participants must observe rules for preventing the spread of COVID-19. The Union County Board of Commissioners reminds residents that the next free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event will be held on Saturday, April 10, at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools Campus, located at ...

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The Union County Mudturtles are excited to announce that their spring season has officially kicked off! Boys and girls (ages 10-18) are all welcome to join our team. No experience is necessary. Practices are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Unami Park at 6pm.  For more info, check out the ...

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The Union County Board of Elections reminds voters who plan to change their party affiliation that they must do so by April 14, in order to participate in their new party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8. “Voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield Recreation Department will be presenting a Meet & Greet the Easter Bunny event on Saturday, April 3. Visit https://register.communitypass.net/springfield to pre-register now. The event is free and online pre-registration is required for reserved time ...

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SOUTH ORANGE - “One of the most important things we need is to be treated with dignity and respect,” says JESPY House client Debra D.  She is a long-time participant in the programs and services provided by the South Orange nonprofit that supports the independence of adults with Intellectual & ...

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For their work in delivering extraordinary care for new mothers, Atlantic Health System’s Morristown, Overlook, Chilton and Newton Medical Centers have been nationally recognized with a Blue Distinction® Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, a recognition of high quality care that ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds all candidates running in the 2021 primary election that petitions are due before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5. Candidates for County positions must file their petitions with the office of the County Clerk, located at the Union County Courthouse in ...

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Join us on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 7 p.m. to 8 p.m for our first ever Virtual Annual Campaign Kickoff! Together, we'll learn about how the Summit Area YMCA (SAY) changes lives every day and strengthens the foundations of community—especially through times of critical need. Enjoy impactful Y ...

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Board of Commissioners hosts “Conversation with Communities of Color on COVID-19 Vaccines” event to break myths, misinformation, and other barriers. With misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines continuing to run rampant, the Union County Board of Commissioners will host a virtual, interactive ...

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