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Sabattis Saved: Boy Scouts' Adventure Camp to Remain Open After Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board Vote

September 21, 2017

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -- The Patriots’ Paths Council Executive Board met on Monday, Sept. 18 in a special session to discuss the future operation of Sabattis Adventure Camp, which was threatened with closure.

After thorough and thoughtful discussion, the Board voted to continue Sabbatis camping activities through the end of the 2019 summer camping season. The Board ...

Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness. The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or ...

Union County Daughters of Ireland Raise More Than $3,500 with Cranford Bar Crawl

CRANFORD, NJ – Union County’s women of Irish descent are coming together to build relationships, network and raise money for young women of Irish heritage.

Two Clark women, Kate Mooney and Lori Connolly, teamed up last April to start the Union County Daughters of Ireland. They were inspired by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, a group of which Mooney’s father is a proud ...

86,000 Missing Veterans: Rolling Thunder Roars Into Advocacy for POW-MIA During the "Ride for Freedom" XXII in Holmdel

HOLMDEL, N.J. - POW - MIA. It stands for Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

Generations of children, young adults even grown men and women need the acronym above spelled out so they can remember the 86,000 men and women who never came home from the battlefields. There are men and women who carry that flag to this day who are here to help educate and inform, however. They are called  ...

Volunteer Opportunities Exist for 55+-RSVP Information Sessions

ELIZABETH, NJ-The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Union County will hold two information sessions for all adults 55 and older in Union County.

Opportunities exist throughout the county for volunteers in friendly visiting, community gardens and school-age tutoring and more.

The information sessions will take place at Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian ...

Springfield Board of Health Seeks More Local Focus in Community Health Needs Assessment

SPRINGFIELD, NJ—A group of non-profit health organizations known as the North Jersey Health Collaborative has presented a 50-page “Community Health Needs Assessment” for Union County for 2016. The assessment was prepared for the group by the Center for Population Health Sciences at Atlantic Health System—the parent organization of Overlook Medical Center in Summit.

The ...

Kenilworth Diner Offers "Mason Burger Special" for Memorial Fundraiser

KENILWORTH, NJ – Following the death of Mason Stein last December, members of the Kenilworth community have come together to fundraise for a memorial in his memory.

Stein, a young student at Harding Elementary School, loved baseball and firetrucks, according to multiple sources. In his honor, the community hopes to install a memorial in the playground at Di Mario Park.

“We ...

Bark-A-Que at Meisel Park in Springfield 'Exceeded All Expectations'

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Bark-A-Que dog adoption event was held Saturday at Meisel Park in Springfield. This event is run by Home for Good Dog Rescue of Berkeley Heights. Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator, Matthew Holowienka stated, “the new park was wonderful, the location and event exceeded all of our expectations”. It had been previously located on the ...

The Second Annual 'Hope for Holden to Benefit the Dup15q Alliance' on September 16 at Springfield's Chisholm Community Center

The second annual "Hope for Holden to benefit the Dup15q Alliance" tricky tray and Boot camp class is being held on September 16 at the Chisholm Community Center on 100 S. Springfield Ave..  The doors open at 10 a.m. and the event will go until 3 p.m.   

There will be a boot camp with Tovah Segelman that will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m.  Basket auction ...

Weather Report Looks Great for Saturday's Ocean County Irish Festival at the Manahawkin Lake Park

STAFFORD - On Saturday, the newly formed Ocean County chapter of the Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will be hosting the Ocean County Irish Festival.  It will not be held in Ship Bottom but instead in a new convenient location, the Manahawkin Lake Park in Manahawkin.  

Those planning on attending are invited to bring their own chairs and tables if they would like.  Families ...

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Union County Business Owners Invited to “Lunch & Learn” with Chieh Huang of Boxed

September 15, 2017

Insights from one of the country’s top entrepreneurs are on the menu at the upcoming Lunch & Learn event on October 4, featuring Boxed co-founder and CEO Chieh Huang. Business owners and managers in Union County are invited to attend the session, sponsored through the Freeholder Board’s Union County Means Business initiative in support of local businesses.

Pre-registration is ...