Press Releases

December 18, 2018

Holiday Event Highlights Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy on Tuesday joined families that have received grants from New Jersey’s Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to New Jersey families ...

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This Holiday Season give the gift that people can't live without...Donate Blood. The Greater Westfield Chapter of UNICO, Westfield Knights of Columbus and Saint Helen's Roman Catholic Church will sponsor a blood drive on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 8 p.m. It will be held at the Westfield Knights ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the Union County Regional Dispatch Center will now handle fire and emergency medical service calls for the City of Rahway. “The Union County Dispatch Center is a shared services success story. It enables county and local ...

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UNION, NJ – The public is invited to join with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America to honor the memory of the 26 children and adults who were murdered in a single act of gun violence at the Sandy Hook Elementary ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that the free 2019 Election Date Calendar is now available. The new Arts & Sciences in Union County calendar provides all important dates and deadlines for the 2019 election cycle, along with full page illustrations ...

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Chilly but bright and dry weather is expected to draw many visitors to Union County parks this weekend. As always there is something for everyone to enjoy, highlighted by the celebratory opening of Union County’s new Warinanco Dog Park. “We are constantly looking for new opportunities for our ...

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Union County residents seeking information about services for seniors age 60 and older can visit one-on-one with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging, at five convenient locations in December as part of the ASK – Aging Services Kiosk program. “The ASK program ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the launch of the new UC Night at the Theatre grant program for high schools. As part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados’s Moving Union County Forward initiative, the new program aims to help cover the costs of high school ...

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The Springfield Free Public Library presents Girls Who Code!, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology by equipping girls  with the computing skills necessary to pursue 21st century career opportunities.  Founded in 2012 by Reshma ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Thursday, Dec. 13 at 6:30 p.m., join the Springfield Rotary Club and Rise Against Hunger for a volunteer food packing drive. Volunteers age six and up are requested to help pack tens of thousands of meals to help feed the hungry and less fortunate. The event will take place at the ...

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Looking for some kid-friendly holiday fun this weekend? On Friday, November 30, Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2, visit the Holiday Sound and Light Show, an extravaganza of HO scale model trains with easy viewing for all ages. Shows are running on all three days. The event takes ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts against the Elizabeth man who assaulted and then fatally injured a livery driver following an argument over a dinged car in the parking lot of a local strip mall last year, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Calling all student chess players! The 39th Annual Millburn Library Chess Tournament takes place Saturday.  There are still a few slots open -- register now.  

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Fill your shelves this holiday season!  Throughout the month of December, Friends of the Union Public Library-sponsored canvas bags will be available to purchase for $10 at both the Main Library and Vauxhall Branch.  These bags can be filled with as many books, CDS, and DVDs as can fit inside the ...

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Fill your shelves this holiday season!  Throughout the month of December, Friends of the Union Public Library-sponsored canvas bags will be available to purchase for $10 at both the Main Library and Vauxhall Branch.  These bags can be filled with as many books, CDS, and DVDs as can fit inside the ...

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As the Season of Giving approaches, learn an effective way to donate from your investment portfolio. Join us on for the next installment of our popular webinar series on Tuesday, November 20, at 10 a.m. EST. To register for the free event, visit: events.genndi.com/channel/PlannedGiving For ...

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Big thanks to Richard Gearhart and Elizabeth Gearhart of Gearhart Law and hosts of 'Passage to Profits' for an opportunity to serve as guest host on their show focusing on three entrepreneurs and their plans to grow. Catch the show on WOR 710 on the AM dial this Sunday at 8 pm EST and on the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Free Public Library, as part of the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC), has partnered with the Overlook Medical Center and the Morristown Medical Center libraries in a pilot program to provide resources to help improve health and health literacy in the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.m., at SAGE Eldercare. Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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The Springfield Free Public Library will be hosting a Baby Rembrandts painting class on Wednesday, December 5 at 10:30 AM. This program, intended for babies 10 months to two years, will introduce colors, textures and art in a fun, hands on environment. Please be advised that the painting ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Breaking the Chain Through Education (BTCTE), a New Jersey-based organization dedicated to the eradication of child slave trafficking in Ghana, will feature a rescued teen at its Fifth Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Wilshire Grand.

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Caring Contact, a crisis hotline that serves Northern and Central New Jersey, will be offering Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) in Mountainside on Dec. 1 and 2.  ASIST is an internationally acclaimed two-day interactive training program in suicide first-aid designed to provide ...

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Point View Wealth Management's Founder, President and Chief Investment Strategist, David Dietze, live on NBC's Nightly Business Report on investment opportunities following the worst October for the markets since 2008: nbr.com Note - segment starts at 15:30 For over 25 years, Point View ...

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The Union Public Library will host a Medicare information session on Tuesday, November 27th at 12 pm. Medicare Open Enrollment for 2019 will take place October 15th through December 7th. A SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Providers) representative from SAGE Eldercare will be in the library ...

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PRINCETON, NJ, November 1, 2018 – The American Red Cross has launched First Aid for Opioid Overdoses, an online course to teach people how to respond to a known or suspected opioid overdose. “An opioid overdose is a life-threatening emergency,” said Rosie Taravella, CEO, American Red Cross New ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The mixed media artwork of New Providence resident Marie Burns will be on exhibit in the Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library during the months of November and December.   The works to be displayed are three dimensional amalgams of photography and acrylic ...

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Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents that the County Clerks’ Elections Office in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for special hours on Saturday, November 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone wishing to obtain an application for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person.

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Union County residents seeking information about services available for senior adults age 60 and older will have a choice of six dates and locations in November to speak with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging.  Staff will be present at public libraries in ...

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The Union County Rape Crisis Center seeks volunteer advocates to join its crisis response team after completing a training course in November and December. Training will be held during daytime business hours. The Rape Crisis Center is a volunteer program run by the Union County Department of ...

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