Press Releases

May 10, 2021

The Union County Board of County Commissioners reminds residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents May to aid those affected by COVID-19. These will include: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. Immaculate Conception Church in Elizabeth Walk-up ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township of Union Education Foundation proudly announces two macro-grants and three mini-grants will be awarded to teachers in the Union school district for the 2021-2022 school year. A macro-grant, “New York Times for These Times” was awarded to Lisa Krauze, librarian at Union ...

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In honor of Older Americans Month this May, The Gateway Family YMCA and Shaping Eastern Union County will be hosting a series of free virtual community educational HealthEASE Presentations, YMCA Chronic Disease Self-Management programs, wellness opportunities and social events. Individual event ...

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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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Looking for an easy way to earn some pocket money? Earn anywhere between $40-250 participating in our paid consumer product studies, where you can try high quality products from top cosmetic and consumer product companies before they hit the market. Qualifications: 18 – 70 years of ...

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NORTH HALEDON, NJ -- Kyle McKenna erupted for nine goals to spark the combined Union Catholic/Wardlaw-Hartridge boys lacrosse team to 15-12 victory over Eastern Christian on Wednesday. In addition to McKenna's offensive outburst, Thomas Galbraith scored one goal and had three assists, Dominick ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ -- The Union Catholic track and field teams threw down a dominating performance when the Vikings finished first in 24 events on the way to sweeping the team titles at Saturday's Lawrenceville Invitational. The girls defeated Lawrenceville, 291-176, and the boys outscored ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- The sixth Union Catholic Business Networking Luncheon is set to be held virtually on Thursday, April 29 at 11 a.m. The event, which features a focus group of business professionals and will be moderated by WCBS Newsradio 880 Business Reporter Joe Connolly, is open to the ...

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NEWARK, NJ --  Kyle McKenna, John Roder, Aidan Dursee, and Kenny Doherty sparked the combined Union Catholic/Wardlaw-Hartridge boys lacrosse team to an 18-2 season-opening victory over Newark Eastside on Thursday in Newark. McKenna scored five goals and added two assists, Roder scored twice, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic Performing Arts Company's Production of Love (Awkwardly) & (Virtually) has been nominated for three 2021 Montclair State Theater Night Awards, known as the Foxy Awards. The 13th Annual Theatre Night Virtual Recognition and Awards Ceremony will take place ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Union Catholic will host its 30th annual Golf Classic on Monday, May 3 at the Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains. The UC Golf Classic, which is being organized by the Union Catholic Development Department, features a shotgun start and best ball format. It's scheduled ...

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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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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Families and Community Together (FACT), the Union County Care Management Organization (CMO), understands that each child’s disability presents in their own unique way and determining the best treatment and family support options can be an involved and confusing process. FACT ...

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At SGS in Union, NJ we ask healthy individuals ages 18-70 to test consumer products like soaps, lotions, wipes, cosmetics, toiletries and sunscreens. All of our studies involve coming to our building at 2497 Vauxhall Road, Union,  for one or more visits. Participants will be paid in cash for their ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Yvonne Agyapong received incredible news earlier this week when she was notified that she had been chosen to attend the very prestigious New Jersey Scholars Program.      The junior at Union Catholic was so excited that she simply couldn't contain herself. "I was ...

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Trinitas Regional Medical Center offers a screening program to help identify lung cancer in its early stages. The low-dose, non-invasive CT scan takes about 30 seconds to complete before the test is reviewed by a board certified radiologist, a report is written and the results are sent to your ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – APRIL 2, 2021 – 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 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic High School will host its 6th annual Business Networking Luncheon virtually on Thursday, April 29. The program will feature a focus group of business professionals moderated by Joe Connolly, WCBS Newsradio 880 Business Reporter.   “UCBNL offers area businesses ...

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We are offering valuable resources free of charge in the hope that should you ever decide to sell your home or purchase a new one, you will allow us to be of service to you. We can help with conventional home sales or purchases (First Time Home Buyer Programs & Grants), loan ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents of all ages to take a look at the County’s Falcon Cam, which provides a live stream of the action in and around the peregrine falcon nest located on the roof of the County Courthouse. “Peregrine falcons are listed as an endangered species ...

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all programs will be conducted outdoors in small groups, with masks and social distance. The Union County Board of Commissioners invites residents to enjoy nature programs hosted by the Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside for a fun season of outdoor ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Union Catholic track and field team, highlighted by a victory in the girls sprint medley relay, turned in several outstanding performances at the National Scholastic Athletic Foundation Meet of Champions this past weekend at Doug Shaw Stadium in Myrtle Beach, S.C. In the ...

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(NEWARK, N.J. – March 25, 2021) – The PSEG Foundation has announced $1 million in grant funding to three historically Black colleges and universities: Hampton University, Howard University and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. This funding will provide qualifying students ...

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin providing nationwide financial assistance for funeral expenses, in an amount up to $9,000 per funeral, for deaths related to the coronavirus to help ease some financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized ...

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Morristown, New Jersey – 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 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic turned in several stunning performances when seven Vikings captured titles at the Union County Track and Field Championships this past weekend.  Senior Jada Mia Puryear got things going for the Vikings when she unloaded a throw of 38-5 to win the girls shot ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT (Families and Community Together), the Union County Care Management Organization (CMO), has been in existence since 2001 and is celebrating its 20 YEAR Anniversary of service and support to the youth and families of Union County as an integral part of the New Jersey ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic gymnastics team, led by Alexis Roth, Gabriella Prati, and Hope Fenyohazi, opened its season with a very impressive victory over Union on Thursday. Roth, a freshman, finished first in the all-round with 35.2 points. Roth won both the balance beam (8.575) ...

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UNION, NJ - EVLV is a state-of-the-art fitness, indoor turf and recovery facility, focused on enhancing the lives of our members. Say goodbye to your excuses and become a better you today! EVLV will be hosting a ribbon cutting event on Thursday, March 25, at 3:30 p.m.  The event is open to the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ --Union Catholic Principal Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, received a wonderful surprise and tremendous honor recently when she was informed that she’s a recipient of a very prestigious National Catholic  Educational Association Lead, Learn and Proclaim Award.  Sister Percylee is ...

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