Press Releases

August 12, 2018

Libraries Rock!  The Union Public Library invites you to beat the heat by attending a concert by the rock band Rewind on Tuesday, August 14th at 7 p.m.  Originally based in New Jersey, this band will perform many of the hottest hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s and is appropriate for music lovers ...

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Acclaimed NJ Organist to Donate ALL Proceeds from Benefit Concert to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation   New Jersey’s Own James D. Hicks Holds Special Performance in Millburn, NJ as Part of his Charitable Nordic Hike Initiative   There are so many things in this world to be thankful for, and ...

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Events Will Include STEM, Shooting Sports, Games and More! SPRINGFIELD, NJ – July 24, 2018– Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of four Family Adventure ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield’s only Roman Catholic Church, St. James the Apostle, celebrated the Feast of Corpus Christi (the Body and Blood of Christ) on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Following the noon mass, the mass celebrant, Rev. Silvano Kim, processed inside the church with the monstrance, the ...

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“What You Need to Know About VA Benefits” will be the featured program for seniors on Tuesday, May 8 , 11:30 a.m. at the Senior Resource Center at the Lavy House, 748 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ, presented by  Frank Quadrino, Outreach Manager, US Dept. of Veteran Affairs. Information included ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield, celebrated the B'not Mitzvah of four women who are members of the congregation. In their speeches, the four proud women explained why they decided to take on the challenging task of the required learning at this point in their lives. Pictured, ...

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     Come out for an enjoyable evening at the “May the Fourth Be with You” Tricky Tray on Friday, May 4, 2018, hosted by The Livingston Elementary School PTA.  This event takes place at the Knights of Columbus, located at 1034 Jeanette Ave in Union, NJ.  Doors open at 5:30 pm with a $20 admission ...

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A long winter is setting the stage for a promising summer growing season, and gardening enthusiasts can stock up on plants, seedlings and other supplies at the annual Master Gardeners of Union County Spring Garden Fair and Plant Sale. The Spring Garden Fair takes place this year on Sunday May ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the 17th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit for County of Union Employees is now on display in the atrium of Liberty Hall Center in Union Township, at 1085 Morris Avenue. The exhibit includes more than 160 pieces. It is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — On Wednesday, June 6, Golda Och Academy will hold its annual Spring Gala at The Crystal Plaza in Livingston. The event is not only an opportunity to reflect on the successes of the past year, but to also celebrate the school community as well as its values and mission. This ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a special free event, Good Plants and Bad Plants: How to Tell the Difference and Support Healthy Ecosystems, on Wednesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Trailside Nature & Science, 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside. The ...

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Sustainable Verona and the Township of Verona are happy to announce that the 4th Annual Verona Green Fair will be Saturday, May 19th from 11am-4pm in the Verona Civic Center. The rain date will be Sunday, May 20th. This event is free and will feature many different types of vendors including, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders officially recognized Thursday, April 26, 2018, as “Lesbian Visibility Day.”  Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented resolutions to TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park and ...

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Free app connects residents with recycling information in handy mobile format. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the launch of Recycle Coach, a free app designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and engage ...

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Millburn Firefighters Host Cook-off for Brain Injury  The Millburn Police Department accepted the challenge made by the Millburn Fire Department to cook the ultimate slider in a Cook-off to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a local non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain ...

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Mental Health First Aid Training in Westfield May 15 and May 22. Attendees will learn the risk factors, warning signs and symptoms for a range of mental health problems and what to do when they encounter ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — Head over to the farm and join us for our 35th annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave., Basking Ridge. This unique community festival will begin at 8 a.m. with current Lord Stirling Stable students competing in games on ...

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NJ Connect for Recovery (NJCR), a service of the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ), along with local law enforcement and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), encourages New Jersey residents to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28. With ...

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Families with children of all ages and adults are invited to climb aboard a variety of public safety vehicles at this year’s “Touch A Truck” event on Sunday, April 29. The event will run from 11:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., weather permitting in the Lower Loop Parking Lot of the Watchung ...

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Breakfast Bag Bonanza! In keeping with its mission to alleviate the problem of hunger in surrounding communities, Saint James the Apostle Parish’s Helping the Hungry ministry recently conducted a parish-wide collection of Breakfast Bags to help those in need. The response to the collection was ...

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SRF's spring fund raiser helps feed nearly 400 Standardbreds  MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) invites all to help support the nearly 400 trotters and pacers you may know, in style. Join them at the 26th Annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, May 29 at the private ...

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2018 Grant Application Deadline Is May 7 LEXINGTON, Ky. — USA Equestrian Trust awarded more than $130,000 in grants to help fund equine-focused projects at 12 non-profits. The organizations receiving funding all submitted applications as part of the Trust’s 2017 application period. Since the ...

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed journalist, novelist, and historian Peter Golden on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 7:00pm, to discuss his new book, Nothing is Forgotten. Featuring Peter Golden’s signature “vivid characters and strong storytelling” (The Washington ...

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DEVON, Pa.— The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair is excited to be offering the $50,000 Arena Eventing Class once again. The event, which is presented by Salt Works, will return for its second year after immense success during its debut in 2017. This year's class will take place on Sunday, May ...

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GOSHEN, N.Y. — The Monticello-Goshen chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association will host a Motorcycle Poker Run to benefit Goshen Historic Track and the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 26. Newly elected chapter Vice President/Secretary, Janet Terhune ...

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ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Children ages 4 to 12 years old are invited by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to participate in the third annual "Paint by the Pond”. A project that teaches families about the importance of recycling while encouraging children to paint on cardboard, creating ...

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Recognizing the great divide that exists in the nation today, including fear of those who do not look like us, the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council recently held a Know Your Neighbor event to foster greater familiarity of and friendship with others within the community. The event was ...

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In less than a week, student activists from New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District will be holding their Town Hall for Our Lives. The town hall will take place in the meeting room of the Union Municipal Building from 7 to 9 p.m. Both Democratic and Republican candidates running for NJ07’s ...

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Trinity Cranford Episcopal Church is hosting a charity bake sale fundraiser on Sunday April 29, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in Sherlock Hall at Trinity Church, 119 Forest Avenue, Cranford, NJ. "Proceeds will benefit The Good Shepherd Home for Children in Cameroon that cares for orphaned ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) will be expanding its Operation Chip program to equine rescues wishing to chip horses in their care. “We have seen a wonderful response to the Operation Chip program with equine organizations hosting Operation Gelding clinics and applying for ...

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