Press Releases

November 10, 2018

The Union Public Library is doing its part to help people in our community connect to affordable health insurance. During the open enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (Nov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2018), Union Public Library is taking steps to encourage enrollment in the health ...

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Union County residents and visitors are invited to explore the concept of untold histories and participate in a discussion hosted by Dr. Mary Rizzo of Rutgers University on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in ...

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UNION,NJ - The Union Township Historical Society will host noted Star-Ledger columnist, Mark Di Ionno, at 2:00 on Sunday, November 18, at Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church, 888 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union.  Mr. Di Ionno will speak about his new novel, Gods of Wood and Stone, which is partly set in ...

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UNION, NJ - Kean Stage is ringing in the holiday season on December 9 with Snowkus Pocus, a dazzling cirque-tacular show that’s fun for the entire family! Snowkus Pocus tells the story of a young girl who is whisked away to an enchanted winter wonderland where she encounters the colorful characters ...

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UNION, NJ - Township Committeeman Manuel Figueiredo spent some time recently speaking with Westfield Veterinary Group owner and Medical Director Richard Maus, DVM, about their new facility at 1325 Morris Avenue. Check out the "Our Town Business Extra" video to hear about Westfield Veterinary ...

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NJ - Writers need inspiration; since the annual showcase of new work from Theater Project's Playwrights Workshop is being performed at Unity Bank, the playwrights were inspired to write about money, or the lack thereof, to create LAUGHING ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK, an evening of short comedies.  This ...

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UNION, NJ - Yes, Union Can is endorsed by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 152. A letter to the political leadership of Union and the working class residents from Hugh Giordano, Union Representative: "The United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 152, "UFCW Local 152" ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Credit rating agencies Moody’s and S&P recently reaffirmed Atlantic Health System with some of the agencies’ highest marks for independent health care systems in New Jersey, highlighting Atlantic Health System’s continued strong financial performance. Moody’s reaffirmed ...

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

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present “New Jersey’s Magnificent Raptors,” sponsored by Conserve Wildlife Foundation, on Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center.  This free program is offered to families with children ...

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Union County residents who wish to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot in time for the November 6 General Election may apply for one in person at the County Clerk’s offices in Elizabeth and Westfield on Friday, November 3, Saturday, November 4, and Monday, November 5. Voters may also use the County Clerk’s ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation invite everyone to join in the kick off of the holiday season with Santa Claus and his Elves at the newly modernized Warinanco Park Sports Center, located inside Warinanco Park, 1 Park Drive in ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Union and nearby areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, and the ...

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UNION, NJ - Let's give a helping hand this holiday season to the Union Township Food Pantry.  A little goes a long way. Please drop off non-perishable items, from November 1 - November 15, to Summit Court, 450 Clermont Terrace, Union.  Items can be dropped at the front entrance from 7:30 - 10:30 ...

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A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club. The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in ...

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced it was named number 38 on the FORTUNE ‘Best Workplaces for Women’ list– the fourth year in a row Atlantic Health System has earned this recognition from the national publication. This recognition comes on ...

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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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The Gateway Family YMCA honored Ayonna Chambers, a dedicated YMCA Volunteer, as 2018 Youth Volunteer of the Year, at the 2018 New Jersey YMCA State Alliance 18th Annual Recognition Celebration on October 15th at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ.    “Volunteers are at the heart of the YMCA, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced it recently implanted its 100th Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), which treats patients who are in end-stage heart-failure. Morristown Medical Center is one of 60 hospitals in the nation to receive the Gold Seal of ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announces that the final mobile paper-shredding event of 2018 will be held on Saturday, November 3 at the Nokia campus in New Providence. The shredding service is free and open to all Union County residents seeking to dispose of sensitive personal ...

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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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CRANFORD – The Union County College Women’s Soccer Team will compete in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer National Championship Tournament from November 8-11, in Rockford, IL. This past weekend, the Lady Owls were named the Region XIX Champions when they ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to join the Adopt-a-Trail volunteer program and help with trail conservation and preservation projects in Union County parks. “Our Adopt-a-Trail Stewards enable visitors to enjoy miles of rustic trails in our County parks,” said ...

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA– Brian Gragnolati, president and CEO of Atlantic Health System, shared success stories from New Jersey with international health care leaders at the 42 nd World Hospital Congress, held October 10-12 in Brisbane, Australia. On Thursday, October 11, Gragnolati joined a panel of ...

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As the November 6 General Election draws near, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that official, certified election results always include Vote-by-Mail ballots and provisional ballots in the final count. “Some voters have been led to believe that Vote-by-Mail ballots are not ...

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Five-Star ratings highlight Morristown’s cardiac and orthopedic excellence MORRISTOWN, NJ –Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center today announced it ranks in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation in a wide variety of specialties and services, according to a report released ...

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They're not just movies - they're a party with snacks, crafts & suprises! UNION, NJ -  Kean Stage’s Family and Children’s Film Series offers much more than just films. They include different movie-themed crafts, activities, snacks and in some cases, contests. At Kean Stage, it’s not just a ...

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Elizabeth, NJ – Through their role in ordering tests and directing patient care, physicians control most of the costs in healthcare. So, it makes sense to shine a light on their power to conserve during their training. That was the mindset of Nancy DiLiegro, PhD, FACHE, Vice President of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ–  – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award from Vizient, a health care performance improvement partner. The award recognizes top-performing academic medical centers, complex teaching ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders proclaimed October 11, 2018 as National Coming Out Day throughout the County of Union and further declared Union County a safe space for LGBTQ individuals during the Freeholder Board mobile meeting in Plainfield on October 11, 2018. The County ...

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