Press Releases

October 21, 2018

Investors just experienced a volatile week, the worst since March, as the Dow plunged over 1300 points on Wednesday and Thursday. Instead of bonds being the answer to shaky markets, they were the culprit.  Yields on US Treasuries rose to levels not seen in seven years, with the 10 year Treasury ...

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The Friends of the Union Public Library are hosting a showing of the film American Carny: True Tales from the Circus Sideshow on Thursday, November 1st at 7 p.m.  The film is a documentary of the world of circus freaks, fire eaters, human blockheads, magicians, contortionists, professional ...

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The Longest Bull Market in History: Is Your Portfolio Prepared When it Stops? Sign up for our next free webinar on Wednesday, October 24 at 10:30 a.m. EST by visiting: events.genndi.com/channel Click here to contact David Dietze, John Petrides, Claire Toth, Donna ...

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Dear Caldwell Parent/Guardian: The Springfield Police Department has brought the following safety concerns to my attention: Caldwell students have been walking down Caldwell Place toward the Police Department and cutting through the gravel parking lot on the corner of Caldwell Place and N.

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Attention Local Science Educators, Engineers, and Scientists: Springfield Community Request for Participation in Step 1 Review Board Are you a local science educator, engineer, or scientist? Do you know anyone who is? Springfield Public Schools needs volunteers to review proposals for our 4th ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Free Public  Library is pleased to host the members of the Westfield Weavers Guild for a day of fiber craft demonstrations from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Saturday, November 3.  Items crafted by members of the Guild will also be on display and available for sale.  The ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Rosemary Becchi, President of Jersey First, today released ‘The Jersey First Pledge’. The Pledge, which can be signed by public officials, candidates, business leaders, community leaders, and New Jersey citizens, highlights the strong desire of New Jerseyans to lower taxes and reduce ...

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What do you do with your portfolio after the recent market sell off? Point View Wealth Management's Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on CNBC's "Closing Bell": cnbc.com/video Click here to contact David Dietze, John Petrides, Claire Toth, Donna ...

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Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angel G. Estrada joined Union County College President Dr. Margaret McMenamin, New Jersey’s Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis, State Senator Nicholas Scutari, Chairman of the Union County College Board of Trustees ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Tuesday, Oct. 16 is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. If you haven't registered, visit the New Jersey Department of State website for voter registration forms. There's a convenient way to see if you are registered. The New Jersey Department of ...

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UNION, NJ - Are YOU an aspiring writer, or preparing to participate in NaNoWriMo, the annual, Internet-based creative writing project in which participants attempt to compose a whole novel during the month of November?  Be sure to stop by the Union Public Library on Monday, October 29 at 7 p.m., ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents who are not registered to vote that they have until Tuesday, October 16 to register in time for the upcoming General Election and School Board Election on November 6. “Voters who would like to request a registration form can call ...

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Please join us on Tuesday, October 16 at H2Ocean Restaurant & Raw Bar, located at 41 Ridgedale Avenue in Cedar Knolls, for a Planned Giving Seminar conducted by a blue ribbon panel including Claire Toth, Vice President and Chief Operating Office of Point View Wealth Management. The event, ...

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  Upcoming meetings of the Great Books Discussion Group of the Springfield Free Public Library are scheduled for the following Thursday mornings: October 18 – Lysistrata, by Aristophanes November 15 – Poetry, by Phyllis Wheatley December 20 – Walden (Chapter ...

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PHILADELPHIA - Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. To help meet the constant demand for lifesaving blood donations and prevent blood shortages this winter, the American Red Cross is urging individuals and organizations to be winter heroes by hosting a blood drive. Right now, the ...

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Tickets for the 2018 Hayrides and Campfires event presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks & Recreation are now available for purchase on line and in person at three locations throughout the county.  All tickets must be purchased in ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - It’s Pumpkin Patch time again at the Wyoming Presbyterian Church, 432 Wyoming Avenue, Millburn. Saturday, October 6, at 9:00 a.m. volunteers will unload a tractor-trailer load of pumpkins onto the front lawn, transforming it almost magically into Millburn’s very own suburban ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that support and guidance for victims of sexual violence is available through the Union County Rape Crisis Center, a 24/7 hotline that connects victims with trained, volunteer advocates. The advocates provide guidance ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite youngsters 4 years old to 12 years old to participate in “Paint by the Pond” on Saturday, October 6 at the pond in Warinanco Park. This interactive art project will run from 12:00 p.m.

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The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to present Eugene Lieber, who will be lecturing on Brexit and Other Ultra-Nationalistic Movements in Today's Europe, on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00pm. His discussion will on focus on an unbiased look at Brexit, one year later: who is for it, and ...

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Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ is looking for individuals with spinal cord injury/disorder to participate in a new research study! Researchers are evaluating the benefits of a group educational treatment program to improve self-efficacy in people living with spinal cord injury or disorder ...

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Tickets for the 2018 Hayrides and Campfires event presented by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks & Recreation are now available for purchase online and in person at three locations throughout Union County.   All tickets must be purchased in ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present a free workshop, “Harness the Power of Google” on Thursday, September 20th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Liberty Hall Wagon Shed Building, located at 1003 Morris Avenue in Union Township. “Non-profit organizations have a constant ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to support LGBTQ and ally business owners at next week’s “Out For Business” Breakfast presented by the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce in partnership with PSEG on September 12, 2018 at the James Ward Mansion in Westfield from 8:00 AM until ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to support LGBTQ and ally business owners at next week’s “Out For Business” Breakfast presented by the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce in partnership with PSEG on September 12, 2018 at the James Ward Mansion in Westfield from 8:00 AM until ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all residents and visitors to attend the commemoration of POW/MIA Remembrance Day in front of the Union County Courthouse at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth on Friday, September 14. The ceremony will start promptly at 11:15 ...

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The Masterwork Chorus holds Fall 2018 auditions by appointment on Wednesday evenings, September 12th and 19th, at Chatham United Methodist Church (CUMC), 460 Main Street, Chatham, NJ.  Openings are available in all voice parts, however, tenors and basses are especially encouraged to join.  Contact ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all military veterans and active duty personnel, their families, and veterans service providers to attend the Networking Mixer for Military personnel this Thursday, August 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Clubhouse at Galloping Hill Golf ...

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This isn't your ordinary Vacation Bible Camp! Dive into the excitement of summer camp activities like crafts, fun with food, science & nature, sports, and drama in a faith-filled environment! With a program of rocking' music & media that engages mind, body, and spirit, kids discover how God ...

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