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Press Releases

July 2, 2022

Union County residents with old metal gutters, fencing, or appliances to dispose of can bring these items and more to free scrap metal recycling drop-off sites in July. The scrap metal recycling program is sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners and takes place twice each month ...

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Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey with branches in Newark, Dover and South Orange, is helping to build homes for local communities in the surrounding areas. The credit union has partnered with WDHA FM (105.5 FM) to help support Habitat for Humanity and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – JUNE 2022 – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards. It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — Something about Jack Esposito’s job makes him excited to be there every day. From the music and cheers booming through the stadium to the way the lights flicker when a player hits a home run, his love of baseball makes the position a natural fit. Esposito has been working as a ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce a full slate of free outdoor movies, music and fun for the whole family in Union County parks this summer. The events continue throughout July and August with the Summer Arts concert series beginning on July 6 and the Family Flix ...

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Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding events, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The next two events will take place during on June 25 in Scotch Plains and on July 7 in Rahway. “The free shredding ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce a full slate of free outdoor movies, music and fun for the whole family in Union County parks this summer. The events continue throughout July and August with the Summer Arts concert series beginning on July 6 and the Family Flix ...

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The Union County Department of Human Services announced today that the Division on Aging/ADRC has launched its redesigned website offering the public a streamlined site that is easier to use, with simpler navigation, new content, and interactive features. The website address is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –As the only hospital in Elizabeth, Trinitas Regional Medical Center provides critical access to comprehensive health services for the city of Elizabeth and surrounding community. To continue to meet the needs of the community and to further enhance the continuum of care, Trinitas ...

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Union County residents are advised that Union County’s free COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics at Downs Hall on the Kean University campus will close at the end of June. The testing and vaccination services will continue at other locations around the County. “Kean University has been a ...

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Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding events, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The next two events will take place during on June 25 in Scotch Plains and on July 7 in Rahway. “The free shredding ...

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MEDIA CONTACT: Lew Matusow Total Public Relations/Digital Vision 973 303 8563   PHOTOS BELOW: NJ playwrights Mary Jane Walsh and Bill Mesce, Jr.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     Summer 2022 The Theater Project Returns to In-person Performances in Maplewood with 2019 ...

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Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts-Managing Director) is proud to announce the upcoming season of The Gallery at Paper Mill in the Renee Foosaner Art Gallery. The four exhibitions have been designed to thematically compliment the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – JUNE 2022 – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently received the Center of OR Excellence (CORE) Award by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN). The award recognizes Overlook’s surgical units for measured improvement in every aspect of ...

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What makes theater irresistible to those who perform? Beyond the lights, music and thrill of embodying a character, it’s the energy of creating art as a team. Teamwork is making magic possible for The CAU Community Players tenth anniversary show, and they promise to delight audiences with a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ, June 16, 2022 | Sister2Sister® Inc., formed a new chapter in Plainfield that opened its doors on November 2021.  S2S conducted a successful virtual focus group devoted to identifying the needs of the Plainfield community comprised of local thought leaders and experts. The rich, ...

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The Union County Commissioner Board invites all families and friends to enjoy Pride in the Park, an afternoon of all-ages fun outdoor festivities in celebration of the opening of Tëmike Park, a new inclusive LGBTQ+ space located at the northern end of Union County’s Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield ...

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Spencer Savings Bank, one of New Jersey’s leading community banks, is celebrating 35 years of excellence and growth in Union with an afternoon of fun celebration for the Union community. The event will take place on June 25th at the Spencer Savings Bank Financial Center in Union (located at 1350 ...

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The Westfield Foundation provided a $4,500 grant to The Gateway Family YMCA in support of the WISE Connect Program.  This grant assists the YMCA in providing supportive services for individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia, cognitive impairments and/or other functional challenges, as well as their ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA announced a new free Community Membership initiative, available to all individuals in the communities served in Eastern Union County and Northern Middlesex County, with registration available at www.tgfymca.org/join-the-Y   “Everyone belongs at The Gateway Family YMCA,” ...

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Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Union County Board of County Commissioners is announcing that Farmers Market vouchers for eligible Union County seniors will be distributed only by mail. Each eligible senior can obtain five, $6-dollar vouchers for a total of $30.00 to purchase ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents that children ages 5 to 11 are eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot, five months after their previous shot. The booster shots are available at Union County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Roselle and Plainfield and are free ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents that children ages 5 to 11 are eligible for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot, five months after their previous shot. The booster shots are available at Union County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Roselle and Plainfield and are free ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce that United States Navy Veteran W. Geoff Smith has been appointed as Coordinator for the Union County Office of Veterans Services. “We appreciate our veterans, our active duty members of the Armed Services, and their families, ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to invite the public to attend the third annual Juneteenth Flag raising ceremony on Sunday, June 19, at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Union County Courthouse, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. “The raising of the Juneteenth flag gives ...

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In celebration of Pride Month 2022, Union County residents of all ages are invited to attend the 2022 SAGE Table LGBTQ Community Lunch, a free intergenerational event sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners in partnership with SAGE and the City of Plainfield. The event will take ...

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The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents of the emergency food distribution events for Union County residents in June to aid those affected by COVID-19. Saturday, June 11, 2022 •         8:00 a.m. – KEAN University in Union •         Drive-Thru Saturday, June 25, ...

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